Out in front there is fresh air, ‘eyes forward’ as the saying goes. So what gets you out in front when it comes to mental health? With the emotional struggle of divorce, depression and anxiety behind me, a new purpose and a selfless partner, I thought it pertinent to share some of the key ingredients I needed in order to move on from the dark past of a marriage breakdown.
One of the key reasons my marriage failed was a lack of trust. When I should have come home I didn’t, when I should have been there I wasn’t… For […]
After nearly six years of separation and divorce my ex-wife and I decided it was time to go to mediation. In what was the culmination of 6-9 months of getting […]
Pennies into Pound make… For some time now I have no longer been a father without a family. In fact I am blessed to have my own blended family. My […]
There are a multitude of reasons as to why men cheat on their partners. Some would argue that it is a socially learnt behaviour, others would suggest that it is a lack of self control or that there is something wrong within their current relationship that drives a man into the arms of another woman! Does it relate to some gender specific behaviour that goes all the way back to the cave man? Or is it simply a case of having your cake and eating it too?
It’s a long game… Our past is what has made us who we are, however the now is where it ends, from now on it’s all about the future. Too […]
The wheels are turning… I was caught in the rain last weekend, turning the wheels, rotating the distance between the now and where I wanted to be. I try and […]
Everywhere around us there is fresh air, not the stuff we breath but the soul of life and all its power for which we are connected like a flower in […]
A Father Without a Family recently surveyed six divorced/separated/single men across a range of six different topics. This survey is a follow-on from our post last year called, “Six Degree’s […]
I wasn’t sure if it was the look in mums eye, her hugs, or even something as simple as her making me a sandwich which only mums can do. The […]