The Weekend Dad & the Unavoidable Anguish That Comes From Divorce

Part time fathering is not ideal for every divorced dad. But it often cannot be avoided. Even in best case scenarios, where both parents have a joint custody arrangement where they co-parent almost as well as Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, still, many dads end up with the short end of the stick. And they … Continue reading “The Weekend Dad & the Unavoidable Anguish That Comes From Divorce”

11 Rules for Surviving Divorce (A free download for men)

This download from a Washington law firm promises to help men deal with divorce and answers many frequently asked questions about divorce from the perspective of men.

This download from a Washington law firm promises to help men deal with divorce and answers many frequently asked questions about divorce from the perspective of men.

Why Do “Stay at Home Dads” Have Such a High Rate of Divorce?

Not only that, but for stay at home dads, it seems the whole arrangement is a libido killer. They just lose their mojo and sex appeal.

Not only that, but for stay at home dads, it seems the whole arrangement is a libido killer. They just lose their mojo and sex appeal.

Are Divorced Men Scared of Remarrying?

Are Men Who Got Divorced Scared to Marry again? I don’t think I am qualified to answer that question for every guy out there. I know for myself, I got remarried less than two years after I split from my first wife. I met my second wife about six months after my divorce and I … Continue reading “Are Divorced Men Scared of Remarrying?”

Speaking of “Father’s Rights” I Think That Dads Are Better Custodial Parents For Boy Children

I am not a father’s rights proponent or anything like that but I do think that if there is ever a doubt, courts should give dads custody of sons. Boys need their fathers. It is a question of biology. I say this even though I don’t have children and even though I am a woman. … Continue reading “Speaking of “Father’s Rights” I Think That Dads Are Better Custodial Parents For Boy Children”

Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie Divorce: Is he an abusive Father? Or is he being scape-goated?

Is Brad Pitt the New Face of the Father’s Rights Movement?   Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Pitt’s marriage appears to have blown up. Can they put the pieces back together? Or is it really over? And will Angelina successfully get the California courts to divest Brad Pitt of custody of his six children (three … Continue reading “Brad Pitt Angelina Jolie Divorce: Is he an abusive Father? Or is he being scape-goated?”

How likely are courts to give fathers custody of newborns?

This is a good question. I am not sure. I think it depends on the court and on the judge and the circumstances in the case (is there drug use? instability in the living conditions? Things like that) but my knee jerk reaction is that the court is likely than not to grant the mother … Continue reading “How likely are courts to give fathers custody of newborns?”

5 tips for father’s who want to win custody of their children after a divorce

CUSTODY TIPS FOR DADS FATHER’S RIGHTS: Father’s rights law firms and groups have become increasingly visible, vocal and vociferous in their quest to gain respect for dads who are enmeshed in a divorce battle with their ex wife for custody of the children. More and more lawyers are identifying themselves a “father’s rights specialists” and they are helping … Continue reading “5 tips for father’s who want to win custody of their children after a divorce”

CALIFORNIA: Sweden has jurisdiction over American born infant says U.S. Dist Court in California

Carlwig v Carlwig   U.S. Dist. Ct. in the Central District of CA decides a controversial case using ICARA and other child abduction statutes including the Hague Convention and the UCCJEA . The interesting thing is that the child was born in California and was only months old. The child has an older sibling born in Sweden. … Continue reading “CALIFORNIA: Sweden has jurisdiction over American born infant says U.S. Dist Court in California”

Usher’s custody win a massive haul for FATHER’S RIGHTS movement

In case you were unaware, there is a subversive movement in the country right now, and maybe even around the western globe, called the FATHER’S RIGHTS movement. What it is is a fringe group of men (maybe not as organized as the Tea Party movement, or quelque chose comme ca, but perhaps more like Anonymous, in that the group is kind of … Continue reading “Usher’s custody win a massive haul for FATHER’S RIGHTS movement”

David Goldman triumphs with memoir about custody battle with Brazilian ex wife for minor son

We’ve been following the David Goldman story for a few years and now, according to the AP, he is coming out with a memoir about his struggle for custody of his son Sean with his ex wife Bruna Bianchi who abducted the child and took him to Brazil. Fate had it so that Bruna later … Continue reading “David Goldman triumphs with memoir about custody battle with Brazilian ex wife for minor son”

Disenfranchised dads less likely to play role in children’s lives post-divorce

I think it was back in 2008 I did a post on the “disenfranchised father syndrome” and the link probably shows up below. I don’t remember exactly what I said in that post, but I’ve been thinking about dads today and thought I’d just quickly point out that when a father becomes disenfranchised from his … Continue reading “Disenfranchised dads less likely to play role in children’s lives post-divorce”

THE DIVORCED MAN’S MANIFESTO – filed in “Father’s Rights”

The Divorced Man’s Manifesto I vow to keep my cool and not let my wife and her lawyer anger me. I will be respectful of the process and of my wife throughout. I will not call her names like “bitch” and I will not allow her to call me names like “son of a bitch.” … Continue reading “THE DIVORCED MAN’S MANIFESTO – filed in “Father’s Rights””