About Michael Carpenter

Michael Carpenter is a father, a son, and a struggling contractor who strives to spend more time in nature, and with his kids. He is working through his challenges in facing relationships to become a better partner, and to achieve true intimacy.

Porn Zombies

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Is porn culture crippling society by confusing our notions of sexuality?

The First Step I Took as a Man

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A batch of psychedelic mushrooms and a lazy canoe ride helped Michael Carpenter realize he was a man.

The Pack Mentality

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They trapped her like a pack of hungry wolves, single-minded and relentless.

Becoming a Man Despite Myself

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Michael Carpenter’s relationships with his parents, or lack thereof, made learning to be a man much more difficult, but despite the slow start, he found his own way to become a man.