Dr. Andrew Smiler discusses why we think so little of male sexuality. — When it comes to dating and sex, American don’t think highly of young men. Perhaps it’s all those politicians tweeting di** pics, all the male celebrities cheating on their partners, the perpetual stories of male undergrads assaulting their female peers, or the […]
Andrew P. Smiler, PhD, says you can have a satisfying long term relationship by discussing these 7 areas of coupled life with your partner. Staying with someone for the long term – married, cohabiting, or some other status – is complicated. Anyone can tell you that. Disagreements are inevitable. The key to happiness is talking […]
Dr. Andrew Smiler lists some of the factors that mass shooters have in common. — Another week, another mass killing. Or two, or three. Here in the US, we’ve had shootings in churches, movie theatres, at all types of schools (elementary, high school, colleges), and even military bases. Back in the 1980s, it was disgruntled employees […]
Sports talk is more than just a way to break the ice. It helps guys stay connected to each other.
Dr. Andrew Smiler argues that Men’s Studies is necessary and the logical complement to Women’s and LGBTQ Studies. A few weeks ago, the New York Times pondered “A Master’s Degree in…Masculinity?” The headline itself suggests the NYT is not convinced this is a good idea. Placing the article, written by Jessica Bennett, in the Fashion […]
Dr. Andrew Smiler checks the numbers and finds that most guys aren’t promiscuous.
Dr. Edward Adams talks about how to elicit men’s compassion towards themselves and others. Ben was a wounded man. His wife divorced him to marry her lover and moved far away making it inaccessible and expensive for Ben to father his three children in a meaningful way. He defined himself as “a man reduced to […]
Dr. Andrew Smiler discusses the oddity of a pop song that describes a man refusing a hookup.
ndrew Smiler reflects on the cultural changes that followed the announcement that Rock Hudson had AIDS.
Anthony Isacco identifies the symptoms of male depression related to childbirth and why health professionals don’t notice those symptoms.