Why Feeling Used For Sex Was the Best Lesson Ever

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Not all “good” things are as rewarding as we’d hoped.

Navigating Changing Relationships—There’s No GPS

Navigating by Philip Edmondson

Unfortunately, there’s no road map for those times when a relationship suddenly goes south.

Ethical Opposition to the Israeli Regime

Ethical Opposition by Ben Piven

An Israeli progressive reflects on the future challenges facing her cause.

5 Reasons I Chose an Abusive Relationship

Why I Chose by Stefan Neuweger

A man opens up about the benefits he received from his relationship with an abusive woman.

The Conversation I Was Never Prepared to Have

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How one doctor’s appointment felt like a life sentence for one writer.

Depression. A Part of the Human Condition

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When looking at the rich complexities of his own and other people’s life with depression, a man can still end up on the side of hope.

Halo Effect – Helping You Make Poor Judgements

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Despite being well aware of the adage – “Don’t judge a book by its cover” – our not-so-smart-brains fail us on this every time.

Stung

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A summer cleaning project digs up a man’s painful, buried memories.

To My Partner, Walk Beside Me

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Even when we can’t walk the same footsteps, we can still walk the same path. A letter to the one you love.

How Your Bitter Divorce Broke Us Children

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Divorce can be amicable or ugly, and what happens to the children can last a lifetime.

How Men Can Support Women Post Sexual Abuse

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Two years ago his wife was kidnapped, stabbed, shot and sexually assaulted by nine men. Here’s the story, the mistakes he made in trying to help and the lessons he wants to put into the world for other men who may find themselves in a similar situation.

Driving Away from Restitution

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A fathers drops off a coat to his daughter, a coat she will need to take with her when she goes to the halfway house for drug addiction.

Why I Won’t Date (For Now)

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A young man, at the apparent prime of his dating life, decides to give up on dating

Is It As Simple As Asking, Or Does There Need To Be a Moment?

What time is the right time?

Kurt Bird has had partners who pushed him into sex before he was ready for it, and it never felt right. So, what’s next?

Defining Moments: They Can Get F*&^%ed

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How can you escape an abusive past—a victim of bullying where no one believes you—without having those moments define you? One man’s story.

I, Millennial

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Tired of the ‘adults’ who hate on Millennials? Here’s a response.