Making Peace with Mum and Dad

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Sherri Rosen shares her experience of why it’s so important to reconcile with your parents when they die.

Five Ways to a Failed Marriage

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Dad Under Fire is learning the hard way how easy it is to lose a marriage. He wants you to learn from his mistakes.

The Impact of Individuals on a Man

The Power of the Individual

Luke Davis on the importance and change a person can have on another.

The Optical Delusion That Imprisons Us


Albert Einstein on the delusion that keeps us from compassion and connectedness.

So Your Wife Left You. Now What?

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Joe Berkeley knows what it is like to go through a gut-wrenching divorce. He has a few words of advice.

To Each Their Own Taste


As a chef, Jarad Dewing wishes his children weren’t such picky eaters. But he’s learning to adjust.

Moving Beyond the Relationship Blame Game


Freya Watson believes only when men and women see other as spiritual beings with lessons to learn, will the mutual wounding stop.

Apologies of an Absent Father to His Son

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Pete Wilson, with a poem to his teenage son whom he hasn’t seen in years.

Apologies to a Daughter From an Absent Father

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Pete Wilson writes a poem to his daughter whom he hasn’t seen in three years.

Learning To Be Alone Again


After ten years of marriage, Nathan Graziano is finding being alone a different challenge from his old single days.

You Don’t Have to Take Your Clothes Off to Be Naked: Love as Performance Art

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Performance artists Ulay and Marina Abromović meet at MOMA after having separated for decades.

100 Words on Love: Triage

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He watched as I pointed to the letters one by one, h-e-l-p-m-e.

Separation As A Test Of Love


We learn a lot about how we feel for a wife and children when we have to spend a chunk of time away.

“My marriage didn’t survive after hitting rock bottom. It wasn’t about getting rid of her, it was about figuring out what parts of me lead to her departure.”

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These are comments by Steve Horsmon, Rachel @ Reality Chick, and wellokaythen on the post “If You Think Your Marriage Is Over, Give It One More Year”.

Why Would a Dad Deface the Queen of England?

Fathers’ Day, Fathers 4 Justice, Glen Poole, International Men’s Movement, The Queen of England, Westminster Abbey, Philip N Cohen, Pew Report, Suffragettes, Divorce, Separation, Family Breakdown, Breadwinner Moms, Shared Parenting, Deadbeat Dads, Fathers Rights, Custody Battles,

Fathers’ Day is an opportunity to remember the challenges faced by dads as the shape of the modern family keeps shifting

“Helicopter parenting breeds resentment between couples. If we ONLY focus on being parents we should just find genetically compatible spouses and mate.”


These are comments by Trudi and Nate Graiano on the post “It Can’t Be All About The Kids”.