Dan Pearce, Author of Single Dad Laughing

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Top SDL Reads:

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.

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.

Weird Boobs and Little Wieners

When it comes to our most sensitive body parts, something in our society (and how we see ourselves) has drastically changed, and I think we have forgotten these few basic, beautiful, and unchangeable truths about them...

20 Ways to Tell When Someone is Acting Out of Insecurity

We all have insecurities. But sometimes people "act out" of insecurity, and it can be destructive and difficult to recognize. So, I've made a list of the things insecure people do when they "act out."

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.

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.

How much did YOUR kid cost?

Somebody had the nerve to ask me right in front of my son, "how much did he cost?" So, please listen up. When adoption is involved... never say these 11 things.

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...

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...

2018: Is It Finally Time For Me To Give-Up the Fight?

I had no intention of sharing this journal entry that I wrote going into 2018, where I asked myself if it was finally time to give up the fight... But after I finished, I kind of felt like I should.

97 Pictures That Prove I’m Not *Exactly* Who You Think I Am

I promised all of you that if you'd share your most embarrassing photos, I would too. Turns out there were way more in my collection than I expected...

Christmas. Single. Again. And *Barely* a Turd At All…

It's been eight years in a row that I haven't been in a relationship at Christmas, and I honestly have no idea why at this point. What I do know is that most people do not understand loneliness and what it actually is...

To Lose A Dog & Gain Another

Our family just got a little bit smaller and a whole lot bigger...

Hey! That’s MY Beanie!

You may have noticed that I'm pretty much *always* wearing a beanie. Well, there's actually a very good reason for that...

*Finally* Waking-Up

We all get to wake-up at certain times in our lives, for better or for worse, and realize just how lost or found we really are. These were two of my such (very contrasted) awakenings.

It’s About Time

Fatherhood. Isn't it really about... Time?

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A Big Fat Day of THAT

See that? Yeah. I blame THAT. For all of THIS...

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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If You Never Hear from Me Again…

My brother had this "amazing" idea. He said, "Let's have a contest!" Somewhere, some idiot inside me thought it was a good idea... I still don't know why.

9 Ways Pretty Much All People Suck (At Least Occasionally)

There are nine ways that every person is imperfect, even though most of us are masters of making ourselves look perfect with every one of them...

Make Me Pretty, Tilly.

I decided to give my hair stylist free reign over my hair. She jumped at the chance to do anything that would make my look less... I don't know... boring.

America & My Struggle to Feel Proud

As someone once so patriotic, I have struggled so much lately to feel proud that I am an American. I have felt scared. But it doesn't have to be that way for any of us. So this Independence Day, when he hold our hands over our hearts...

Horrifying Panty Burps Vol. 5

Everybody farts. And that's okay. It can be embarrassing or overly hilarious. Here are 19 fart stories that'll make you think real hard about your next meal.

That Dang Dating Website Awkwardness

Well, why the heck not... I've officially joined a dating website. I won't tell you which one. I'll only tell you that it rhymes with patch bot dom.Ever since my last relationship ended a couple months ago, I decided to go on a "woman...

My Epic Dating Fail

I invited The Farmer's Daughter over for a day of incredible happenings with my kid. Then something happened. And my kid busted me on it.

A Big Fat Day of THAT

See that? Yeah. I blame THAT. For all of THIS...

The Delusion of Normal

We all want to be "normal." Well, most of us do. But look at these simple charts I made and tell me if you still do or not. Because I sure don't.

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