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Guess What. Guys Don’t Cheat.

Guys Don't Cheat - Dan Pearce Author of Single Dad Laughing
After being told by so many women that guys are cheaters and that they have cheated, are cheating, or will cheat, I have to say this. Guys don't cheat...

Apparently I Can’t Be *Properly* Proud of Myself Yet

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After REALLY rocking it for more than two months to get myself healthy and into awesome shape, it was pointed out why I can't yet be "properly" proud of myself...

#FindMyself60 Challenge – DAY 60!

At the end of my 60 day challenge, I've done so much to find myself once more, and many potholes were also uncovered in the process. This is a recap of it all.

Shootings, and Bombings, and Bigotry, Oh My

Black people murdered. Cops senselessly killed. Gays gunned down. There's a hashtag for that. There's always a hash tag for that. And we need to wake-up and realize what we're doing...

Owning the Truth of What My Life Now Is

Serious post, today. I am owning up to some rather difficult truths because if I don't, I'll never be able to move past them...

8 Major Personality Flaws You Should Probably Never Eliminate

You know what your biggest flaws are, and you probably want them gone. But I think there's a good reason those flaws are a part of you and so hard to eliminate.

Dear Father Time, That’s Not What You Do?!

I've been overwhelmed with everything I've had to do each day, so I decided to write a letter (in poetry form) to Father Time to ask for some help. This definitely didn't take me where I planned. Haha. Enjoy...

Autistic Torture – How Can I Explain It?

To every autistic person (and their parents) for whom I've had little compassion over the years, I owe you an apology. I never knew this is what you go through.

My 10 “Rules” to Break in order to Break Free Already!

I made this list with a friend, full of ridiculous or crazy "rules" she could break to bust free of her fear of being judged for having fun or being human...

When you see me, what do you see?

This is a poem I wrote in the earliest days of Single Dad Laughing, as I struggled with the immediate world around me viewing me as a lost soul...

Two Voices

I wrote this when I met someone new and amazing, while contemplating how things had gone from so good to so terrible in my marriage, so slowly yet so quickly.

My Big, Fat, Bald-Faced Lie

Single Dad Laughing - Dan Pearce - Lying Truth
I consider myself a very honest person. And by very honest, I mean mostly honest. But I told a big, fat lie recently and got busted for it by my kid's mom...

The Faith Letter

I debated sharing this letter I wrote after being told I "struggle" with faith. I mean... Do I struggle? Or is my definition of faith just a little different?

“Come on, Dan. What’s Up With The Long Hair?”

It's really unimportant, but okay. These are the probably very unexpected reasons this clean-cut blonde man you knew has drastically changed the way he looks...

A Friend No Longer Worth Knowing

I have this friend. Well, *had* this friend. A close friend. And it's time I say goodbye to this man who has done nothing but hold me back and bring me down...

20 Things That (Hard to Believe) 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.

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My Weekly Poem for the Trolls – #1 (the Break-Up Incident)

Trolls and Haters. Everyone says ignore 'em. I say, don't ignore them. Write beautiful poetry for them instead because it's a LOT more fun than simply pretending they don't exist.

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“Get in this! Get in this!” The Dive-Bar Selfie Experiment

I decided to do a little experiment: attempt to get a selfie with EVERY person at our favorite dive-bar. I didn't expect what happened next to happen at all...

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