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.
“There’s nothing special about me, I’m just in a special position.” —Rashad Jennings
Why hasn’t the racial makeup of the grand jury convened for Darrin Manning’s case been disclosed?
On the occasion of Batman’s 75th birthday, Thomas Fiffer explores the duality that defines superheroes.
Why do we need to be epic and amazing at everything? Why can’t we just enjoy and explore movement?
Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?
It’s the simple things in life that matter most to our children such as speaking words of encouragement.
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.
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.