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Single Dads Are Vulnerable To Mental Health Issues, So What Can They Do If They’re Struggling?

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Single dads are making up a growing number of the population; according to Statistics Canada, 15.5 per cent of children aged 24 and under were living with a male lone parent in 1996, and that number increased to 20.1 per cent in 2011.


While we may be aware that fatherhood is changing and single fathers are more visible, what is less apparent is how much they suffer with higher incident rates of physical and mental health issues than those with partners.


So, what makes single fathers so vulnerable and what can they do when they’re struggling? I shared my tips in a recent article for HuffPost Parents Canada. You can check it out HERE.

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Alyson has been blogging parenting advice for over 15 years. She has been a panelist at BlogWest, Blissdom, #140NYC and more. Her content appears on sites across Canada and the US, but you can read all her own blog posts right here.

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