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.
Detroit is in trouble. Bill Boyle points out the city’s biggest flaw, and tells us why neoliberalism is not the solution.
What makes a man attractive? James Michael Sama complies a list of the top 1o hottest things a guy can do.
While ripping down a mountain at 40 MPH on a bike, Ted McDonald realized that he’s finally becoming the man he wants to be.
It turns out a lot of those negative predictions you’ve been hearing for so long about Obamacare didn’t come true.
Al DeLuise on why he started drinking scotch for health reasons.
It’s time to talk the right talk when it comes to combating poverty in America.
Still not sure when it’s ok to say “gay”? Let this flowchart be your guide.
A lesson on jurisprudence, kindness, civility, addiction and other simple subjects.
Who knew that guys with sisters made the best mates? A young female writer did. Here’s what she realized.
In the headlines are the poor choices young fraternity men make in regards to alcohol overconsumption, misogynistic treatment of women, and degrading practices for new members. Behind the scenes are the men (and women) proactively working to eradicate those headlines.
Ben Railton reflects on the moments of beauty and sadness that visit him while cleaning up after his kids once they’ve gone to stay with their mother.
The debates we have about parenting are marked by judgmentalism and paranoia. Enough.
Tony the Tiger: Dude’s grrr-eat. What’s not to love?
This teddy bear just won the internet’s heart.
Tracey Michae’l Lewis-Giggetts watched in horror as a white guy, high as a kite, got away with crashing his car and hiding his drugs right in front of the cops.
What does it look like to the other person when you can’t put your phone down while having a conversation? This video nails it.