Category: Single Dads

A Child of Divorce asks: “Are You Going to Marry Him, Mom?”

Posted by Delaine - October 1, 2009 - Children, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms
boy divorce family father  A Child of Divorce asks: “Are You Going to Marry Him, Mom?”

My eight-year-old son and I entered a conversation on my possibly remarrying the other day.  It came through a strange side-door.  We were walking down our street, I ahead of him, when two men walking the other way called out: “Fine fine fine, like a bottle of wine” followed by ”The Whistle.” “Why did they do that Mom?” […]

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Her Ex-Husband is a Bully – and Her Kids Now Bear the Brunt End of It

Posted by Delaine - September 9, 2009 - Abuse, Children, Co-Parenting, Parenting, Single Dads, Surviving
bully ex divorced mom kids  Her Ex-Husband is a Bully – and Her Kids Now Bear the Brunt End of It

Her ex was at her house doing pick up of their kids the past weekend when it happened. She and her three kids were over at the school yard finishing a quick game of soccer in the snow. Suddenly, her eldest son, now eight, tripped her daughter by accident. “Kyle,” she said to him, “You have to avoid […]

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My Top Three Turn-Offs About SOME Divorced Dads

Posted by Delaine - September 1, 2009 - Dating & Sex, From the Dating Trenches, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms
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On the heels of my positive article called Seven Reasons Why I Like To Date Divorced Men, I now want to disclose the top three things that turn me off dating some divorced DADS. Please read that again – I said SOME divorced DADS. And no, this is not meant to undermine the positive stuff […]

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Men Are Confused Too: Trying To Understand Their ‘Wound’

Posted by Delaine - August 14, 2009 - Dating & Sex, Single Dads, Understanding Men/Women
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So I’m becoming less judgmental and more open to men. That’s a broad statement, I know. But ever since I watched the movie, The Ugly Truth, and saw how underneath Gerard’s Butler piggish character was a wounded man with a big heart, the more sympathetic AND curious I’ve become about what makes men the way […]

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“HUNG” – A Well-Endowed Divorced Dad Gets Pimped Out?

Posted by Delaine - August 6, 2009 - Escaping: Books, Music, Films, Single Dads, Social Barriers & Change, Surviving
hung divorced dad pimped out TV  “HUNG” – A Well-Endowed Divorced Dad Gets Pimped Out?

If someone created a TV series about a divorced mom who prostituted herself to make ends meet, I sure as heck wouldn’t find it funny. BUT -  what if this same idea was applied to a divorced dad?  One who’s severely down on his luck and thinks his large penis is his ‘Winning Tool.’

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Divorced Mom Faces an Emergency

Posted by Delaine - July 28, 2009 - Co-Parenting, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms
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I’m writing this at 1 a.m.  and am completely exhausted.  Yesterday evening, the sound of my seven-year-old screaming outside launched me out my front door in my socks.  I ran towards him in the park, heart pounding. “I hit Kyle by accident!” he screamed.  “I hit him in the head with my golf club!” I kept running, my son […]

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Divorced Mom Worries: Can I Properly Celebrate my Sons’ Passage into Manhood?

Posted by Delaine - July 8, 2009 - Co-Parenting, Parenting, Single Dads, Single Moms
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I was sitting around the campfire with my kids and extended family when an ongoing conversation seized my attention: At first, I thought my older brother was organizing a “boys-only” camping trip and inviting my uncle along.    But I quickly learned there was a special mission behind this getaway:  he was planning to celebrate his eldest son’s passage into […]

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Is It Wrong to Slam Deadbeat Dads on TV?

Posted by Delaine - June 11, 2009 - Children, Parenting, Single Dads, Social Barriers & Change
deadbeat dad effect kids11  Is It Wrong to Slam Deadbeat Dads on TV?

What do you think of the idea of a reality show that exposes fathers who refuse to pay child support?   This is what divorced dad and author Joel Schwartzberg opined on a few days ago in his article, “Is it Wrong to Slam Deadbeat Dads on TV?”  Cause apparently Lifetime TV has announced their intention […]

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