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Fathering solo

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The number of sole dads has increased over the last decade. While separation and divorce is the single biggest reason for being a single dad, many have been suddenly thrust into the sole parenting due to the death or long-term illness of their partner.  How men cope with their sole fathering role depends on a number of factors, including their previous parenting experience, the age of their children,  the factors that lead to becoming a single dad and the relationship with their children’s mother if they’re single due divorce.   Perhaps the biggest challenge for most single dads is that they have suddenly been transformed from being a secondary parent following the lead set by their former partner, to a primary parenting role taking responsibility for their children’s well-being, including the decision-making that parenting entails, even if j...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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