About Mark Radcliffe

Mark Radcliffe is a writer living in New York City. He has a weakness for bourbon, jazz and girls who can drive stick. You can read more of his essays here: www.theradcliffescrolls.tumblr.com and http://markradcliffe.com.

Get Over It: You Might Need a Therapist, Too

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Mark Radcliffe insists that there may be a better, happier YOU that you could become.

Elliot Rodger and the Myth of Sexual Validation

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Mark Radcliffe deconstructs the disempowerment of rejection and reminds men that scoring sex won’t solve all their problems.

Did an Olympic Reporter Go Too Far?

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Mark Radcliffe wonders if Christin Cooper couldn’t have gotten the interview with Bode Miller she was looking for if she had just been a little more patient.

16 Things Your Boyfriend Should be Telling You

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Mark Radcliffe reminds us of the importance of communicating love

Trying to be a Better Man through Meditation

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Mark Radcliffe explains how meditation improved his relationship with himself

17 Reasons I’m Still in Love With You

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Just because a relationship is over doesn’t mean we stop loving that person. Mark Radcliffe explores the beauty and the pain of loss.

Don’t ‘Fall’ In Love

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Falling in love implies a helplessness. And if you fall forever, Mark Radcliffe says, you’ll hit the ground.

100 Words on Love: What the Light Brings

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It had always been there.

I just wasn’t looking through the right pair of eyes.

“I Killed a Man.” Drunk Driver Makes YouTube Confessional Video to do the Honorable Thing

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Matt Cordle wants to take full responsibility for the horrific thing that he did. And he wants others to stop before they do the same.

When Does Camera-Phobia Set In?

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Every once in a while, a TV ad grabs me by the heartstrings and seems to open up a conversation that needs to be had. It’s rare, but this spot from Dove makes the mark.

Dealing With My Closet

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Mark Radcliffe believes we all have a closet we avoid dealing with in life. And sometimes, it’s an actual closet.

Dear Luke: A Letter to Lance Armstrong’s Son

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In the wake of Lance Armstrong’s confession, Mark Radcliffe offers his son, Luke, some fatherly advice.

Lance Armstrong’s Long Uphill Climb.

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After admitting to Oprah that he cheated, Lance Armstrong faces a long, uphill climb to redemption. Despite all he’s done, Mark Radcliffe hope he gets there.

10 Things Being a Waiter Taught Me about Being a Better Man

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Waiting tables can be an opportunity to develop skills from humility to leadership.

Nike Just Does It: Lance is Fired

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Mark Radcliffe thinks it was a long time coming.

When Men Waste Women’s Time

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Men who sit too long on the emotional fence in a relationship, rob their partners of life’s most precious resource: time.