When my daughter was twelve I became a single father. I was working, and I was alone to manage my responsibilities as a home maker, father and full time worker. I was separated for several years leading up to my divorce. Some might dispute my definition of my status. Was I single? well yes I was, was my daughter’s mother around? yes for a time.
I feel it’s important to share my story however as I continue to read many articles about working mother’s, single mother’s and single working mothers and hardly hear anything from the male perspective when men are similarly affected. Of course “men