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.
Clifford Hall received a suspended sentence and is currently on probation after a clerical error put him way behind on child support payments.
Jordan Gray wants to challenge the way you think about romance in long-term relationships, while giving you some simple, actionable tips. —– “Romance is for the unmarried.” “Chivalry is dead.” “Real men aren’t romantic.” I’ve[Read More...]
A Gen Y writer says that his generation is more than selfies and Snapchat. They are capable of adult love.
One successful entrepreneur reflects on his last conversations with his father, who died unexpectedly at 54, and vows not to live a life of regrets.
Al Watts, the president of National At-Home Dad Network, explains what dads can expect (and not expect) to find at the year’s Annual At-Home Dads Convention.
U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.
The myth of “American Opportunity” versus the reality of extreme economic imbalance in the USA.
What happens when a baby’s dad shaves his beard for the first time? (video)
Why did two of the GOP’s most hysterical right wingers just contradict themselves?
How to understand a woman’s desires? Well, reading the smut she enjoys is a good start.
The start of the “war to end all wars”—a century on.
Brian Lewis, President of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) discusses the persistent invisibility of male sexual assault victims.
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.