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My 9-Year-Old Accidentally Explained Why His Mom Divorced Me
“What do you want to have for dinner tomorrow?” My wife asked me that a lot and I didn’t like…
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They Don’t Love Your Kids, and They Shouldn’t Have To
The closest thing to a girlfriend I’ve had since getting divorced was someone I met in the first 10 months.…
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A Failed Marriage, a Beautiful Son, and Tomorrow
“Fine. I’ll just stay with mom all the time and you won’t see me anymore!” he said about seven years…
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A Blog Vacation
I try to explain how it works in my head but most people don’t or can’t understand. It’s probably really…
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The Holidays One Year Later
When you’re co-dependent and have never truly been on your own and you haven’t had sex in more than a…
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The Seaworthy Vessel
Uh-oh. I could feel it rising in my chest. It makes your heart pound a little harder. It reminds you…
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The Single Dad Writer — A Tipsy Lit Guest Post
My son is gone half the time. But he’s really gone more than that. Because he attends school or daycare…
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How to Stop Procrastinating Later
A husband I know got into hot water with his wife after letting the family’s insurance coverage lapse several months…
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“Dad! I Have to Show You Something.”
Uh-oh. That can mean so many things. “Daaaad! I have to show you something,” my five-year-old yelled from down the…
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The Art of Dating Discrimination
I’ve only had three girlfriends ever make it past the get-to-know-you phase. It’s because both my mom and dad had…
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