How to Make Divorce Easier on Your Kids

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Divorce can hit your kids hard. These four tips from Jenny Kanevsky—who is in the process with her two boys—can help your kids fare better during challenging times.

A Mother’s Day Card to Dads Who Mother

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For some our parenting holidays fall squarely into a two isolated gender philosophy based on physical characteristics. Here is a tribute to all who provide nurture and mothering to their families.

Dear Dad: The One With the Email and the Quagmire

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Brian Gawlak on handling the ex as a single mom.

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

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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.

The Winter of My Discontent: Ex-Partners and Co-Parents

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She wasn’t always mad. But she got mad at some point and stayed that way.

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

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

8 Things Gay Dads Don’t Want to Hear

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There are eight comments and questions that Henry Amador-Batten gets as a gay dad that drive him crazy. Here is why.

How Long Will I Be Single?

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John McElhenney is starting the new year resolved to end the waiting with a focused approach to dating.

Super Tips on Preparing Your Latch Key Kid

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Coach Aleasa Word gives tips on how to prepare your latch key kid.

A Teen’s Plea: Stop Ignoring Boys’ Self-Harming Behaviors

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A young man’s cry for help for boys who self-harm.

Burning Down the House of Love and Hope

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John McElhenney describes the final minutes of his marriage … and the epiphany that came five years later.

Divorced With Children: Down Is the New Up

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Down has become the new up, and I have become a new single dad, still committed to his kids, and in many ways, to his ex-wife as well.

Positive Divorce: Upward and Onward After Splitting Up

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That my ex-wife has found new love is a wonderful thing for her, and for my kids. She deserves to be happy. And the happier she is the happier my kids are, and tangentially, the happier I am as well.

How Long Will It Hurt? Divorce Recovery, the Road Back to Happiness

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By building back yourself, while you are alone, you can re-find your own priorities and joys in life.

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.

5 Signs a Man Isn’t Ready for a Relationship

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The Off Parent conducts a rigorous self-examination to help determine a divorced man’s readiness for dating.