Dan Pearce Author of &quote;Dan Pearce Was Here"

Important note: In September 2019, I officially retired the "Single Dad Laughing" blog and name. I am now blogging at my new Dan Pearce Was Here blog.

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The Happiness Dynamic Series

The Blatant Truth of What Needs to Change: #30DayLifeLaunch – Day 1

I took some time to really dive into what's missing in my life to be truly happy. My challenge for day one is to be blatantly honest with myself and with all of you about my lists so that I can jump in head first tomorrow.

Bleh. It’s Time. Who Wants to Join Me for a #30DayLifeLaunch?

Bleh. I have had a hell of a last many months. So far 2019 can suck a big fat goose egg. Which is why I'm gonna end my year awesome. I hereby invite you to join me for a 30 day life launch challenge!

My Trick to Stop Any Shit Talker Dead In His Verbal Tracks

Whether someone is talking shit to be funny or to try and hurt me, I have a little trick that works every single time to shut them up and stop them dead in their tracks...

The Beggar At My Car Window Who Refused to Take My Money

A beggar scared the living daylight out of me when he knocked at my car window to ask for money at a time when my life was a real struggle. He then refused to take my money before leaving me with with advice that was exactly what I needed to hear.

The Beauty Behind All My Dating Breakups

I decided to change the way I date, which brought me a lot more breakups over the years, which is actually a beautiful thing when you really look at it...

Someday I’ll Probably Never Figure Life out

Dan Pearce - Figure Out Life
You may be wondering where I've disappeared to these days. I shall now catch you up on the last few years of my life in 90 seconds flat...

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.

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...

Working On My NOT To-Do List This Week

Working on my Not to Do List This Week
When I get into a lull or a rut, and when nothing on my to-do lists is getting done, there is one tool I use that works wonders. I call it my "NOT to-do" list.

It Starts Today – Day 1 of my #365DaysToLive

Dan Pearce - 365 Days to Live
A lot of self-scrutinization, reality checks, and straight up honesty with myself forced me to realize where things are, and take glorious action to make life beautiful. This is day one. Join me.

There I Was, Kicking Ass in Life

Dan Pearce kicking ass in life
2017 came creeping in, and I did all of it right. There I was, kicking ass in life. Then one event derailed all of it, and now I have some "kick ass" decisions to make...

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 28

On a well-mapped out 60-day plan to somehow find my old awesome self again, a lot has certainly happened in the first four weeks. Here's the latest.

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...

This Never Was Supposed to Happen

Well, I can honestly say this was never supposed to happen. Not to people like me. It's so unreal to me still...

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.

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You know how sometimes things just get out of control in a hurry? Yeah. This moment in time brought to you by this dad's sheer stupidity...

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Interpret My Dream, Please

Last night I had a doozy of a dream and it’s been one of those weird ones that sits wrong with me all day long. Interpret my dream, please.