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20 Things That Ain’t None of Your Business

After asking a friend to leave my house for being rude and over-obsessed with the going-ons in other people's lives, I sat down and wrote this list.

Memoirs of a Bullied Kid

I don't recall any serious heartache or sadness during my first 10 years of life. But in 5th grade, all that changed. This was my story and my thoughts on bullying.

The OTHER 15 Ways I Blew My Marriage

Part II: I've had two failed marriages now which means I'm not the one you should come to for marriage advice. But "don't blow it" advice? I've got plenty.

The disease called “Perfection”

As a warning, the following post was written in complete desperation. I have recently learned some very sobering truths from people that I love dearly. These truths have set in motion a quest...

A Letter to Men: The Lesson of the Saggy Burrito in My Pants

Very few men get to experience what it's like for a woman when it comes to "that time of the month." I unfortunately did, and I learned things I never expected.

16 Ways I Blew My Marriage

I've had two failed marriages now which means I'm not the one you should come to for marriage advice. But "don't blow it" advice? I've got plenty.

217 Wrong Numbers

I sent the same text to 217 random cell phone numbers. Some replies made me smile. Some made me laugh. Some made me sad. For some, there just weren't words.

You Just Broke Your Child. Congratulations.

I feel a need to write this after what I witnessed a father do at Costco yesterday... Parents. And especially some of you dads. Stop breaking your children. Please.

I’m Christian, unless you’re gay.

This is possibly the most difficult post I've ever written. But some strong words need to be said today today. "God hates fags." We've all heard it. But...

32 More of the CREEPIEST Things Ever Said by Kids

If you have kids, you know that sometimes they say things that, well, let's be honest... creeps you the heck out. These are 32 (more) of my favorite "creepy" kid stories.

The Aging Giant Who Weighed 1/8th of a Ton

Not a whole lot of people can say they know what it's like to look over the tops of trees or weigh-in at a fraction of a ton. But people like that do exist, and I'm living proof.

Privacy Invading Weirdo Perv Dog

See this? It's a photo I snapped of Yeti. Cute, right? I guess so. If you're into privacy invading weirdo perv dogs...

Yet Another (Ahem) Epic First Date

woman with credit card and spending problems
Not every first date is a winner, but this one was... A convicted felon fresh out of prison, a crazy gold digger, and apparently running from a loan shark who wanted to hurt her...

An Overly Nerve-Wracking Let-My-Kid-Grow-Up Moment

It's not easy letting my kid go do grown-up things.
My child is at the age where I *have* to start letting him grow up and do things that scare me as a parent. Today was one of the most nerve-wracking yet...

Say Hey to Yeti, the Dumdumbest Sweetie Dog

Dan Pearce with Goldendoodle Dog
Say hey to Yeti, the dumdumbest sweetie dog you ever did meet, and the newest member of our bachelor pad. He ain't the sharpest pencil in the box, as he proves to us every single day...

Time for a Little Rejection Inspection

Dan Pearce
I've just kinda been... rejected lately. Again. And again. I didn't know what to make of it. I do know that it was in the weight of those rejections that I wrote this morning's post asking for support...

Maybe I Just Need to Swallow My Pride, and Ask for Your Support…

Dan and Noah Pearce
I can honestly say I've tried everything else, and that asking for support is about the hardest thing I've done here, but I'm a bit whooped and deflated at the moment, hoping it's okay to just ask...

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Birth. Not for Weak Sauce Sissy Boy-Men.

My sister invited me into the room when my nephew was born. It was worse than I ever could have imagined. And I barely saw anything of it at all.

Your Tinder account is boring. Here are 9 ways to fix that.

I just got back on Tinder and I must say... Most Tinder profiles are *boring*. So today I've taken 9 really common Tinder statements and "spruced" 'em up a bit...

9 Definite Signs You Might Be a Facebook Troll (Doll)

Turns out Facebook has all sorts of "Internet Troll Dolls" who don't realize it until it's too late. Are you one of them? This is how you spot the signs...

Stuck Beside a Crying Woman

I wrote this after finding myself stuck on the freeway next to a woman who was uncontrollably sobbing in the next car over... About what, I'll never know...

An Epic Love Story Using Nothing but Stock Photos

Some stories don't need words. Today I wrote the all-too-real, hilarious, intense, drama-filled, epic story of two lovers... Using nothing but stock photos.

If You Took a Hundred Scientists & Twenty Mathematicians…

Today I wrote a poem for and about all my ridiculous friends whom I love so much. I often look around at my groups of friends and think, "THIS MAKES NO SENSE!"

And THAT Is Why We Wear Motorcycle Helmets

I still can't believe what happened while on my Harley ride. My heart is still pounding when I think about it. I mean... Did that really happen?! Yep. It did.

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50 More Random Facts I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know

ALL NEW! I thought I knew everything. But... apparently I don't. Check out all these new fun facts I've accidentally learned over the past couple months.

The Picture They Didn’t Think I’d Have the Guts to Share

My best friend and my girlfriend were both privy to a certain photo of me that some might consider, well, better kept to myself. And they didn't think I'd have the guts to share it...

The Panicked Sprint

Well. This happened. I finally just escaped from my garage after being trapped inside of it for two hours... butt ass naked.

I Somehow Became So Cynical. And I’m Not Really Sure Why.

Dan Pearce
So much has happened since starting this blog, and somewhere along the line I became so much more cynical. Today I admit that. And I also am sharing my thoughts on how it happened, and how I'm dealing with it.

An Unlikely Friend

Saturday night I said goodbye to a good friend. On paper, we shouldn't necessarily be friends. Yet, he's a friend I'm really going to miss.

10 All-New Wrong Numbers (Part 2 of the New Year Texts)

To start off the year, I randomly texted strangers with a simple question. What's going to make this the best year ever? Their replies show humaning at its best.

Not a Friend in the World

"Dan, I don't have a single real friend. Not one. Nobody." How to even respond has always escaped me. Until now.

Two Voices

There once was a woman with eyes vibrant and blue She had seen things... Felt things... And had beliefs that rang true. But where was her voice? One man was content to steal that voice. By demanding And screaming That she had no other choice. He shot down every vocalized thought that she...

My Brother, The Shelf Elf King

I've decided my brother is the KING of the shelf elves. Every morning his kids wake up to the best shelf elf surprises ever. These are their adventures so far. Seriously, so awesome...

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