Alyssa Royse wonders if identifying Douchebags as a species of men might let most men off the hook.
Alyssa is freelance writer, speaker, fitness trainer and personal coach living in Seattle with her husband and their 3 daughters. They own a gym that she is not legally allowed to tell you the name of because it contains a trademarked word that she paid a lot of money to be affiliated with, but can't use without violating the trademark. She can also be found on her eponymous blog, where she pontificates about food, family, politics and the Seattle rain. Yes, she would love to speak at your event, host a workshop or write something for you. Just ask.
There is no difference between “you need to harness your sacred masculine energy” and “man up, bro.” None.
Alyssa Royse thinks it would be a smart idea to stop making so many jokes about how stupid dads are.
Whether they’re boys or girls, we don’t need to protect our kids as they become sexually active; we need to prepare them.
Giving up wine and chocolate may sound hard, but if you really want to be reborn, you’re going to have to give up some emotional bad habits.
Alyssa Royse looks at all her celeb crushes and discovers what they say about her, more than anything.
When make-up becomes a mask that we use to hide behind, is it even possible to have an authentic relationship with ourselves or anyone else?
This husband drew pictures of penises for his wife, every day for a year. The results are sweet, funny, and totally Not Safe For Work.
She was 13 years-old when the sight of Mick Jagger first made Alyssa Royse tingle. And she’s been chasing the tingle ever since.
Violence is easy to get used to from an early age, which makes it even easier to perpetuate as we grow up and create an increasingly violent world.
Putting brats, thugs and litterbugs in their place, this vigilante good-guy is saving the world with a boppy beat.
This man saved more than 600 kids from Nazi death camps, and their reunion will probably inspire you, and make you cry.
Loving someone who battles depression is like loving two people who are engaged in a constant struggle with each other.
It’s okay to give someone a piece of your mind. Just make sure it’s an intelligent piece, that actually communicates something.
Learning to ride a unicycle is like learning to ride your life: You just have to try, fail, find balance and try some more.
One of those memes that we hope will go megaviral.
It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.
The legendary film critic Roger Ebert is remembered in the documentary ‘Life Itself’. You will also remember this fantastic review of the film by Eric Shapiro.
Sun up to midnight, Brian Rutter is a work at home dad.
When his pregnant wife decided that she didn’t want to take elaborate maternity photos, an expecting father decided he didn’t want to miss out on the experience. The result is HILARIOUS.
Kozo Hattori explores the intersection of compassion and discipline.
Author Bruce Fabricant reminisces on his Little League play, while lamenting youth sports culture of today.
Not sure how to succeed in the single life? James Michael Sama has a few tips for you.
Using the challenging yet intensely musical ghazal form, Scott Wiggerman takes us inside the mind of a man questioning his relationship.
It might be useful to make an actual list. Then it might be useful to get rid of everything not on the list.
You’ve been there… you probably know it well.
Will it ever be safe to be an ethnic minority in a big US city or are we doomed to senseless police brutality for decades to come?
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.