Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.
Andrew Smiler, PhD is a therapist, evaluator, author, and speaker residing in Winston-Salem, North Carolina (USA). He is the author of “Challenging Casanova: Beyond the stereotype of promiscuous young male sexuality” and co-author, with Chris Kilmartin, of “The Masculine Self (5th edition)”. He is a past president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity and has taught at Wake Forest University and SUNY Oswego. Dr. Smiler's research focuses on definitions of masculinity. He also studies normative aspects of sexual development, such as age and perception of first kiss, first “serious” relationship, and first intercourse among 15-25 year olds. Follow him @AndrewSmiler.
If we want men to be less aggressive, we need to stop acting like violence against men is funny. Do you agree?
Andrew Smiler lists 9 things parents need to know when talking to their teens about dating and hooking up.
The reason that teen pregnancy rates have plunged in the last few years is because boys are behaving more responsibly.
Andrew Smiler says the standard black prom tux limits boys’ ability to express themselves and believes this is a problem.
In surveys of nearly 40,000 men in 13 countries, character, self-determination, and work topped the list of what defines masculinity.
Andrew Smiler says the mass wedding at the Grammy’s shows how boring gay marriage can be, and that’s a good thing.
Andrew Smiler argues that the idea that guys are evolutionarily driven to just get laid describes a small percentage of men.
Andrew Smiler says that in order to have sons who become involved, caring fathers we need to start teaching the relevant skills in childhood.
Rude kids become rude adults; teach them early and save them heartache in the end
Time to pitch the old bucket of rusty screws and nails, the run-down on fasteners that make your DIY projects faster and easier.
You work out your body, why not work on your whole self? The Be a Better Man Challenge with Michael Ellis. 12 weeks to a better you.
What does compassion mean to you and how does it show up in your daily life?
After the overwhelming response to his story about falling in love with his best friend, Mike Iamele wrote down some of the things he’s learned about love.
Amy Scher’s father chose to end his own life. She’s proud of him, and she never judged his decision.
Mark Radcliffe considers it an honor to date a divorced woman. Here’s why.
Dr. Vibe asks a group of black men from the United States, Canada and England: What aren’t blacks more successful and what can they do to be more successful?
GMP Editors were asked: “You can be the principal of a school for a week. What’s one thing you would change to better engage boys in the classroom?” Here are their answers. What’s yours?
Yes, you can do it. Jordan Gray shows you how.
Savas Abadsidis talks to men about the way growing – or not growing – a beard defines manhood in their lives.
James Michael Sama wants you to know that not everyone is going to hurt you.
With water pollution, toxic waste and earthquakes as by- products of fracking, should we not concentrate on renewable and clean energy?