The Four Secrets About Setting Boundaries That Will Return You to Happiness as a Divorced Dad

Setting boundaries is not easy, and most men avoid it. Bill Douglas tells you four secrets about them that will help you regain control of your life.

A Step-Mom Wants Dedicated Dads to Continue to Fight for Their Kids, Even Against Hope

In divorce, the arrangements for kids can be tough. One step-mom encourages dads to hang in, even when things get tough.

How Can I Help My Girlfriend Accept My Son?

His girlfriend can only see his ex when she looks at his son.

A Displaced Dad Deals With the Harsh Reality of Being “the Other Father”

Adrian Manuel loves being a dad. What he doesn’t love is the fight to stay relevant in his child’s life.

5 Things You Will Regret as a Divorced Parent

Getting divorced may be the best or the only choice you can make, but some regrets may come into focus in hindsight.

A Dad’s Divorce Blog: Looking for the Good Along the Journey

John McElhenney explores his need to write his way though his divorce and reveals to his readers the healing taking place along the journey.

A Single Dad Discovers 5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Live a Longer and Healthier Life

After his divorce, Matt Sweetwood feared his life was over. Had his lifestyle choices continued, it would have been. He shares how he worked his way back to health.

A Quick-Start Guide for the Divorcing Dad: The Off Times

At the beginning of a divorce things are often emotional and fast. This primer will help you understand the big issues you are facing.

A Stay-at-Home-Dad Turns Into Something He Never Expected — an Author

Sands Hetherington explains how going from a 9-5 to staying home with his son ended up leading him to his current career.

I Cheated and I Got Caught

Tommy Maloney confesses. ___ Yes the title is correct—“I cheated and I got caught”—but before the hate mail starts up, please hear me out. I meant no harm by my actions, because I was actually doing it for the right reasons—until it recently backfired in my face. Who knew that after all these years the so-called lie would come […]

Edmond Baker Jr: Unconditional Love

Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

How Guilt Over Your Divorce Cripples Good Parenting

Joel Phillips offers five proven ways to escape from the trap of permissive post-divorce parenting.

Jeremy Chua: 100% Without Question, Love

Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

A Mom Tells Divorced Dads the Secret to Busting the “Not as Good as Mommy” Myth

Michela Montgomery has helped several of her divorced dad friends navigate the introduction of a new alternate home for their kids. She shares the secret to making it work.

A Dad Discovers the Value of Time, and Why He Will Never Squander It Again

There were days when Benjamin Railton had plenty of important things to do. Then something happened to make him question everything about how he was spending his time.

How to Find—and Stay on—the Bright Side When Life Sucks and You’re in Free Fall

Lots of people were unhappy. But inside my failing rocket, our little trio, laughed, celebrated, and jumped on the trampoline.