Ever since I started writing about being a single gay dad, I've had quite a few guys reach out to me to hear more about my experiences, as they too are interested in becoming a dad someday. Our conversations usually cover what the process of becoming a dad is, the transition from being a single person to caring for a child, and a plethora of other topics around parenting as a gay man. After we cover the basics nearly all the guys ask that one burning question: After I divorced my husband, I was not very interested in going out and meeting guys. My priority was to take stock of my situation and figure out how I was going to proceed with my life -- adjusting to being a single dad. Maneuvering schedules, both work and home.
Nov 4, With his husband in New York working on an exciting new TV show, this LA- based dad gains a new appreciation for single parents. Nov 23, Many of us gay dads are part of a parenting duo; some are doing it all by themselves. Here are lessons learned from single gay dads on.
Explicit Conversations: Fathers next Their Gay Children
I'm trying to figure out how being a "single gay dad" differentiates me from all the other types of dads out there. Like most parents -- particularly the single ones -- I'm too busy actually parenting to ponder the uniqueness of my situation. My marriage -- much like those of countless heterosexuals -- didn't last. That divorce rendered me single, gay and father to a hilarious, precocious little boy. Frankly, the first thing to come to mind was fashion