The 9 Things You Must Know to Thrive as a Single Dad – HPP 21

Ray Doktor, Psy. D.

Single dads can get left out when it comes to receiving support. They receive a lot of messages that they’re supposed to have it all together and not need any guidance. Really, many single dads leave themselves out. With all of the messages they face that they heard as a child and into adulthood they tend to isolate, put their head down and just get the job done. But it usually comes at a big cost of being less available for their kid, their new relationships and day-to-day activities.

Single dads really have to be on their A game if they want to stay healthy and show up for their kid in the best way possible. Our guest is going to get into 9 essentials that single dads need to know in order to flourish. He likes to speak authentically and doesn’t sugar coat his words. He brings an edge to push men out of their comfort zone so they can lead powerful lives.

Our guest, Dr. Ray Doktor, is going to get into the real issues single dad’s face and what they need to do in order to thrive.

Show Notes:

Why connection to your children is more important than your story [4:45]

The basics of eating properly in order to thrive [6:15]

Self-care for single dads [10:30]

When to ask for help [15:30]

Why it’s essential to outsource tasks [19:30]

Discover who you are before dating again [31:00]

Ray Doktor, Psy. D.

Dr. Ray Doktor helps men, entrepreneurs and fathers become extraordinary through productivity, purposeful leadership and building community. He has a master’s in counseling psychology and a doctorate in clinical psychology. He has conducted workshops and lectures in the United States, Netherlands and Brazil. He has shared the same stages and panels with Marianne Williamson, Bruce Lipton, Eckhart Tolle, and John Gray. He has appeared on the E Channel and HBO. You might have also heard him on LA Talk Radio or Talk America Radio. Visit for more information.