Hello, I’m the Dad Starting Over.

I’m  a divorced father of three kids who had his life turned upside-down when his wife had an affair and filed for divorce.

Over the past several years I have reprogrammed myself to become an overall happier and more successful dude. I’ve helped dozens of men do the same. Please feel free to read through my site and learn more about my philosophies and advice about relationships and this game we call “being a man in this crazy world”.

MY BOOKS

“Great read so far! The first few chapters have given me so much clarity on the crap I’ve been trying to get my head around. I keep going back and re-reading things! Many thanks – helping me get through things one horrible step at a time.” – Greg

This was exactly what I needed to read. It helped me a lot. I can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. It’s been a tough year but I can see I have a lot of great stuff to be thankful for and to look forward to. Thanks!” – Jake

“Wow, just wow!! I downloaded today, worked 10 hours and couldn’t stop reading your book. I finished it today!  I can’t believe how you hit the nail on the head so many times!!!” – Rick

“I just finished The Dead Bedroom Fix and I feel like you have been following my wife and I around with a camera and microphone.  You made me aware of everything I have been doing wrong. Thank you!” – Shawn

LATEST ARTICLES

Just Dunk the F*CKING BALL!

Just Dunk the F*CKING BALL!

A new high school basketball coach has just been hired. It's day one of practice. He walks into the gym and sees the group of kids that he has to work with. He sees players of all shapes and sizes. Chubby kids. Skinny kids. Some kids still look like puberty hasn't yet...

“Are all women like this?”

“Are all women like this?”

I get tens of thousands of visitors to my website every month. I have about 17,000 likes and followers on my Facebook page and about 3,500 members in the two private Facebook groups. The numbers keep going up every single day. The topics brought up in emails and...

What did I do wrong in my failed relationship?

What did I do wrong in my failed relationship?

When you write a blog like this one, you run the risk of it becoming a site where a man stomps his feet and says, “I AM AMAZING AND MY EX IS A DEMON AND I DID NOTHING WRONG”. In looking back on my postings over the past few years, I can see where I may come across...

MOST POPULAR ARTICLES

Seven Signs That Your Wife is Cheating

Seven Signs That Your Wife is Cheating

As I outlined in "My Wife Wouldn't Do That" , there is a phenomenon of bewildered and shocked men that just CANNOT believe their wife would be capable of doing awful things like committing infidelity. Even when presented with ongoing warning signs and conclusive...

Dissecting Dead Bedrooms

Dissecting Dead Bedrooms

We all know the tried-and-true stereotype of the typical modern day marriage: Man is horny and ready to go at any time. Even though his wife is older, heavier and not nearly as bubbly and sweet as she was in the honeymoon stage of their early relationship, he still...

Why Did She “Affair Down”?

Why Did She “Affair Down”?

Many times, when a guy tells me about his wife’s affair partner, he will start rattling off reasons why the loser is the absolute opposite of what you would expect from a “typical” affair partner: 1. He has a horrible job. 2. Everyone thinks he’s a loser. 3. He lives...

Dad Starting Over

ABOUT ME

Hi there, I’m the DSO (Dad Starting Over).  My story is not an unusual one. For those who just stumbled upon this site by chance and have no connection to the subject matter… it may seem a bit “out there”. Trust me… it’s common. For the rest of us, you came here for a reason: You need to hit the restart button on life and redefine what it means to be a MAN in today’s world. You need a boost up over the wall and you’re scrambling for any little nugget of wisdom that will help you climb that extra inch.

Why a restart? Well, maybe life just kicked you in the teeth. If you’re like me and thousands of other grown men… you were  told “I want a divorce”, or worse… you discovered infidelity. Your entire worldview has changed. Your head is spinning. What you thought was innocent and comfortable is now twisted and scary. Welcome to the real world, my friend. I’ve been there and done that.

My philosophies and advice are not cookie-cutter. They’re not politically correct. They’re not always nice. But.. they work. They make sense. They get results.

Want to know more about me? A great place to start is here:

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