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Men in Crisis

“Can you help me?” These were the words I first heard when I picked up the phone. “I can’t see my kids and I don’t know what to do. I feel like giving up and I am thinking about killing myself to shut off the pain.” The matter-of-fact way he said these words told me that this was no veiled threat, but a carefully considered option. Men don’t usually tell you ...

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Dad Hangs Himself in the Courthouse that Denies Him His Children

Could you please, please get this story out there! We desperately need to stop this from happening again. This is the second time in the same court. Now two kids don't have a dad; a mum, dad and family are left grieving. Just weeks ago, a 16-year-old young girl, devastated by her parents' divorce, suicided in her old family home. The author is our DIDS solicitor. Contact details are below. This ...

By |2021-09-11T11:26:20+10:00November 20th, 2005|FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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Equal Parenting

Letter to the Prime Minister from The Lone Fathers Association of Australia Part Two The best interests of the child With a legal presumption of equal shared physical custody, a clear message would be sent by the Australian community to the divorce industry that a child is a human being with an inalienable right to equal parenting (including parenting time) by both its parents and a right to not have a ...

By |2021-06-29T11:45:32+10:00January 18th, 2004|Children, FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments

A Tale of Three Cities

A few years ago I was a happily married man -- a beautiful wife, three sons, a home  that  was well on the way to being paid off, a job, and settled in the community.  We had just had our 10-year anniversary -- a night on the town for the family.  A few bumps along the way, including some really tough surprises with our sons' births, but everything was fine -- ...

By |2021-06-29T11:14:01+10:00October 13th, 2003|FAIRNESS & JUSTICE, FAITH, MENS HEALTH, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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