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Hello, I’m the

Dad Starting Over.

Are you a man starting over in life? Still married but want to hit the restart button on your relationship? Divorced and don’t want to make all the same mistakes again? Feeling lost and not sure where to turn?

I invite you to join our community of THOUSANDS of men just like you. 

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LATEST ARTICLES

Gaslighting

Gaslighting

In psych terms, “gaslighting” (a term that refers to a popular 1937 play called “Gaslight”) is the word we use to describe it when somebody else purposely tries to make us doubt reality. They do so by feeding us false information, or denying information that is...

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My Interview With Suzanne Venker

My Interview With Suzanne Venker

/Below is a transcript of my interview with Suzanne Venker for the Dad Starting Over podcast. Click the player above if you haven't yet listened to the episode, or listen and subscribe on your favorite podcast player. DSO:  My guest today is Miss Suzanne Venker....

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Were There Dead Bedrooms Back in the Good Ol’ Days?

Were There Dead Bedrooms Back in the Good Ol’ Days?

I was recently emailed by a reader who asked me if I thought that the “Dead Bedroom” phenomenon that we see so often today has always been so common. Back in the “good ol days” of “Man works and wife stays home and depends on the man for her livelihood” … did we see...

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This Post Will Get A Ton of Clicks

This Post Will Get A Ton of Clicks

When talking to guys talking about women, I hear some variation of "It's just not fair!" again and again. "Why do I have to do all the work to attract HER?" "Why is it that women seem to rule online dating? Even the older/fatter women on there have strict guidelines...

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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 millions of other grown men all over the world… 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: