Having a long conversation with my girlfriend the other day we started discussing where our future is heading? Dating 5 years now, we have had an incredible relationship with lots of laughs, travel, adventures, etc. She has watched my daughters grow 5 years older into their teens and has also experienced my daughters growing 5… Continue reading Feeling the Agony of Defeat, Life After Divorce
There can be a lot of pain after a divorce. Your not sure exactly what you should be doing and how you should be doing it. For most I believe it is probably a feeling of defeat even if it was something that needed to happen. With all the whirlwind of getting a divorce and… Continue reading Be Successful Co-Parenting with these 6 Simple Ideas
I have been married for 18 years and divorced for over 5 years now, and I can tell you the moment when I think I understood that our marriage was not going to last. I have converted over the years to be an advocate for mental health services. Psychiatrists, psychologists, etc, are all important when needing… Continue reading The Agony of Sharing your Feelings in a “Safe Space”
Getting divorced sucks! I think we can all agree that it can be emotional up and down roller coaster that at times feels like there is no end. Just a constant mixed-up cocktail of failure, sadness, anger, resentment, and disillusion. And having those feelings is perfectly normal and okay. But a time will come that… Continue reading One BIG Thing to Make Divorce Less Painful
What is it to be vulnerable?
I am always impressed and taken aback by how divorced people get married for a second and even third time in life. I have to be honest I don’t really understand the reasoning for getting remarried again, but maybe I can figure it out as I write this blog post.
Hey, have you done a puzzle lately? Just kidding, I seriously believe about everyone has done at least one puzzle during the COVID-19 Shelter In Place rules over the past several weeks. We just finished up a puzzle in my house and after completion, last night I started to think about how maybe our lives… Continue reading Is Life like a Puzzle?
I have spent years investing in the stock market. Starting in my early twenties, when I started my first job at $25k a year, I have not looked back. One thing that you’ve read over and over is that you cannot time the stock market. And that is 100% true! Trust me, I have learned… Continue reading 10 Things to Learn for the Average Investor
I write this blog because my daughter is depressed. Actually she is a 15-year-old diagnosed with high anxiety, and depression and is also on the low part of the autism scale. She is a 15-year-old teen that who is scared of Covid-19, scared to learn to drive, scared of having friends, scared of messing up,… Continue reading Daughter with Depression by Divorced Dad Does
Why is it when you hear about close friends getting a divorce you are shocked? “Not them!” “No way….we were just with them a couple weeks ago!” You would think, especially after getting my own divorce, that hearing about your friends would be no big deal….right? Nope…. I am shocked and its like I am… Continue reading Divorce Dad Does – Friends Getting a Divorce.