Ready for lunch? Today’s blue plate special is the stereotype of the dead beat dad.
I thought showing sincerity and kindness, along with openly expressing my love for my daughters after divorce would be enough. I was wrong.
Tara Ellison says that having a child in the divorce equation makes the obligation to keep things amicable stronger.
Steven Lake reminds of us of the ways we can appreciate our partner, even when the world conspires to make us lose sight of what we have.
Mark Greene believes that freeing women from the domestic sphere while supporting men to enter that sphere is a win/win.
I had been heading towards 50/50 parenting or bust. I had made my case for how much care I had provided in the past, and how much care I was willing to provide as a single dad.
And as I forgive my father for his loss of control and family, for the divorce, and for not taking care of himself long enough to see me and my kids. Today, I forgive him, but I am also learning to forgive myself for the failure of my marriage.
During a difficult time, Ben Railton struggled to share one of his favorite childhood books with his sons, a reading experience that bonded them in unexpected ways.
Mark Henricks breaks down the numbers to examine where fathers stand in child custody cases, and ask when equality will happen.
Robert Marrow tries to understand why his wife left him to marry someone else by recreating the story in her words.
Bob Marrow looks at the stages of his marriage and how the pieces of it all connect to a larger story.
John Vaughn shares how a sport helped him cope with his parents divorce, facilitated a relationship with his step-father, and made him a better person.
How does that work?
If you need help, you have to reach out to someone who can help you and specifically ask them for it.
Kimberly Foster of ForHarriet.com won’t march on behalf of Eric Garner, because she’s only concerned with women at the moment.
Tom Hunt discusses the health factors involving heavily violent video games, and asks the question: at what age (or at any age) is this kind of media appropriate?
One alcoholic can rise above addiction while his friend continues to stumble through recovery.
If you think it’s inevitable that boys will be boys, think again.
The best part of never having had a girlfriend is that you get to start from the beginning, with a few bits of wisdom from Dr. NerdLove to help you along.
David Winner on the rules for oxygen under hospice care and the still moments in his mother’s final days.
On Parents Day, Tammy Palazzo reflects on her version of growing up alone.
Psychologist Sandy Peace discusses the merits of solo polyamory and the virtues of making your romantic intentions explicit.
It’s not as easy as it sounds, but it can be done. When you do it, you’ll feel amazing.
The truth can set us free from shame.
Is there anything about your life that people assume is so much greener than grass they have growing on their side of the fence?
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.