Personal Enrichment

Alone Together, Toxic Condescension | The Single Dad’s Guide to Life – Single Dad, Parents Article

Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. No, this does not make me Hamlet. I did not have my uncle kill my father to be able to get together with my mother. As difficult as I might find myself in this situation, that would warp me in a way I could not come back from. Living with knowledge that dark would send one into a lifetime hole of longing and regret. And while the Coronapocalypse drives me crazy with…

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Life Is Beautiful: To 2019, With Love – Single Dad, Parents Article

Half a year is over, and another half the year about to begin.  So many things transpired the last few months, it feels like my life turned upside down with someone bouncing up and down on my head in the meantime.  Why this happened, I have no idea.  Everyone faces challenges in their life.  How we face those challenges define who we are.   So, today I wanted to step back from this year’s craziness and try to look at…

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Take A Stand – Speaking Out About Use And Abuse On Social Media – Single Dad, Parents Article

Last week I was sitting in a Claim Jumpers Restaurant with my 13-year-old daughter.   While she and I try to converse as much as we possibly can, having a conversation with a 13-year-old is often a challenge.  We sit there and stare at our food, the silverware, and occasionally the couple next to us yelling loudly at their children for misbehaving.  There might be a word or two.  I want to know what’s going on in my daughter’s life.  I…

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