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On Being Fatherless

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I've thought many times over the years if there ever is a better time for a child to have his or her home broken. Is it better for parents to split up while their child is still a baby?  Is it better to wait until the child is a teenager? My parents divorced when I was 14, and I’d argue 14 was as terrible a time as any for a child to be blindsided by divorce... Read the rest of "Fatherless"

Listening to you over the years has helped me heal from my own childhood and my parents' painful divorce. I had you in mind as I wrote this. Thanks for all you do!


Tags: Divorce, Family/Relationships - Children, Fatherhood, Motherhood-Fatherhood, Parenting
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