Dan Pearce

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Dan Pearce is an American-born author, app developer, photographer, and artist. This blog, Single Dad Laughing, is what he's most known for, with more than 1.4 million daily subscribers as of 2017. Pearce writes mostly humorous and introspective works, as well as his musings which span from fatherhood, to dating, to life, to the people and dynamics of society. Single Dad Laughing is much more than a blog. It's an incredible community of people just being real and awesome together!

Yet Another (Ahem) Epic First Date

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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...

Well… I’m Single Again. But Life is Good. Way Good.

Dan Pearce author of Single Dad Laughing
Hm. I'm officially single again. The universe decided to dish up a special something that was out of our control. It happens. And this is why I'm not moping.

Flying By the Seat of My Pants at This Point! Day 45 of my #365DaysToLive

Dan & Noah Pearce
Life has gotten extremely hectic. In all the best ways. This #365DaysToLive challenge has drastically changed things for the better, and because of that...

Suddenly Not So Single – Day 32 of my #365DaysToLive

Dan Pearce and Cassie Martinez
The universe really didn't care about my defiant (and very public) plans to give up dating altogether. As soon as I did, I met this awesome girl named Cassie.

WHY Do I Keep Thinking This Isn’t Working – Day 25 of my #365DaysToLive

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It's been a weird week. Mentally weird. I keep thinking this #365DaysToLive challenge isn't working, but when I step back and look at reality, I have been ROCKING it.

Kinda Gotta Make Some Tweaks! – Day 21 of my #365DaysToLive

Three weeks into this challenge to live as if I've got 365 days to live, and I know I've gotta make some tweaks to be able to keep going in this challenge.

The Next Bro-Down Is Upon Us

Never in the history of sibling rivalry has there been a more important event. My brother and I need you to come and vote on who was the superior photographer...

Seein’ the World, Gettin’ Trophies – Day 16 of my #365DaysToLive

On a day when life was chaotic and packed with responsibility, I still had the goal of taking on time as if it was soon running out. As it turns out, the little things are some of the most important...

The Spontaneous Europe Trip – Days 8-15 of my #365DaysToLive

Just got back from a weeklong trip to Europe, which included trying new food, sinking a stranger's bike in a canal, and streaking with my brother on the beaches of Belgium.

A Suitcase & A House to Pack – Day 7 of my #365DaysToLive

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One week into #365DaysToLive, and I already have both a suitcase and a house to get packed-up. Things happen fast when you're living life as if you have one year left to live!

Screaming Into Pillows – Day 5 of my #365DaysToLive

My child screaming into a pillow
As it turns out, I've probably been messing up my kid as I've taught him how to deal with anger, and so do most parents. Today was all about taking on anger in new, safe, and hilarious ways.

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