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The Moment I Realized I’d Be OK As A Parent After Losing My Wife

Jason, a 37-year-old recently widowed dad from Atlanta, explains how he stepped up for his daughter on a rocky flight. 


I Cheated (A Lot). This Is What Happened When My Wife Found Out

She gave me an ultimatum: get out or get help. I chose the latter.


What It Was Like to Be Raised by African Royalty

“When I would hustle, steal, sell drugs, my mom would say, ‘You need to remember who you are. You’re a prince. A part of the Yoruba tribe. You need to live up to your name.’ ”


How I Handled It After My Son Walked In Us Having Sex

Did I nail the conversation? No. But I think what we had were the beginnings of a good dialogue.


The Potty Training Success That Helped Me Feel Better as a Dad

In this edition of "Great Moments in Parenting," a dad reflects on a potty training success story that helped him feel better as a parent.


How I Used Action Figures to Improve My Son’s Social Skills

My son is extremely sensitive and was getting upset easily at school. I didn't know what to do. Then I turned to his action figures.


I Thought My Baby Hated Me. Then I Broke Through.

Here's what happened.


Why I Cheated on My Wife With a Co-Worker

“In the beginning, it was the comfort of having someone to talk to. But I didn’t know how to end it.”