Divorce Lessons: 8 Critical Factors in Making a Positive Split

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How you handle these eight factors everyone faces during divorce will determine whether things play out as cooperative or contentious.

I’m Proud of You: The Dance of Fathers and Sons

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Last night, John McElhenney’s son gave him a gift—one he never got the chance to give his own father.

The Two-Hour Father

The Two-Hour Father

Following his divorce, Nick Murosky now lives two hours away from his children. He walks us through what goes through his head during the long drive back after their time together.

We See You: An Open Letter to Our Child Support Agency

We See You: An Open Letter to Our Child Support Agency

Dealing with the emotions and logistics behind child support payments can be a loaded proposition, which is why Rick and Jana Craft decided to pen this thank you letter to their local child support services office for all of their help over the years.

A Soon-To-Be Empty Nest Dad Asks, Does This Also Mean the End of My Marriage?

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My wife and I have been through so many ups and downs with medical and financial issues, Mt. Everest would be a piece of wedding cake, a walk down a suburban lane. Will our tanks be stuck on empty once the house empties out of children?

Refinding Your Core Happiness After Divorce

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The author lost his core happiness during the closing days of his marriage and the opening days of his divorce. Here is how he found joy again.

Single Dad… Not Singled Out: How to Maintain Your Relevance with Your Kids If You Don’t See Them Every Week

Single Dad… Not Singled Out: How to Maintain Your Relevance with Your Kids If You Don’t See Them Every Week

Dr. David Lee Asbery assembled these ten suggestions for how fathers can stay present in the lives of their children following separations or divorce.

Why I Write – I’m Reclaiming My Life

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When a split in her marriage seemed to turn her entire life into a lie, Christine Benvenuto starting writing down the truth in order to get her story, and her groove, back.

A Gay Dad’s Struggle to Live Honestly

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“What is the purpose of making a person who can’t even live inside his own head?” was the struggle of Ian Wilson. Gays With Kid’s Erika Prins tells the story of a man who evolved into the man he was, from the one he thought he should be.

The Secret to Happiness After Divorce: Forgiveness

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John McElhenney lost almost everything in his divorce. But he’s still happy. Really happy.

12 Reasons Why Divorced Women Rock

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Mark Radcliffe considers it an honor to date a divorced woman. Here’s why.

When is Enough, Enough?

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How do you face the reality in what was to be forever, ending?

Changing Your Perception About Child Support

Changing Your Perception About Child Support

Dr. David Lee Asbery discusses how his views about child support changed after his own divorce and suggests ways that men can start viewing similar situations in a new light.

3 Reasons It Is So Damn Hard to Get a Divorce

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The answer boils down to pretty much one of three things: you’re difficult, your spouse is difficult or the lawyers are difficult.

Divorce: The 7-Letter Word My Kids and I Never Want to Hear Again

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Twice is nice, but not when it comes to divorce. Dawn Elyse Warden shares the heartbreak of second separation.

The Greatest Gift She Ever Gave Me

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Paul Cooper’s wife gave him the ability to trust women again. Here’s how.