Rick Belden gives readers a name for what they have always known about themselves.
Rick Belden is the author of Iron Man Family Outing: Poems about Transition into a More Conscious Manhood. His book is widely used in the United States and internationally by therapists, counselors, and men’s groups as an aid in the exploration of masculine psychology and men’s issues, and as a resource for men who grew up in dysfunctional, abusive, or neglectful family systems. His second book, Scapegoat’s Cross: Poems about Finding and Reclaiming the Lost Man Within, is currently awaiting publication. He lives in Austin, Texas.
Rick Belden asks, what will become of him, now that women look right through him as if he weren’t there at all?
Although being a highly sensitive person is equally common among women and men, being a sensitive man remains misunderstood.
‘Leave your father alone when he comes home from work’ is a warning most boys find hard to heed. Rick Belden was no exception.
Rick Belden shares some of his thoughts on why elders seem to be largely absent from the lives and experience of younger men.
The nightmare of infection ends here. Poet Rick Belden and visual artist Staci Poirier on the infectious nature of family violence.
Eric Santos tells why getting to know someone, without expectations, can make those first few dates better.
“And then, there we are on the curb in front of his house with no children left to raise together and nothing left to work on….”
Nick Pavlidis argues that true love doesn’t come instantly, but rather is built over time, as two people embrace each other’s imperfections and learn to accept who they really are.
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In Remembrance of Matthew Shepard
Hank Zona reads us parents the riot act for the negative impact we have on our children in Part I of his three-part series on adults and youth sports.
John Henderson believes the key to success can be learned from three different, but successful men.
Being forward and going after what you want in life is essential to success in any realm; it puts everything out on the table and does not beat around the bush, therefore, giving you more opportunities.
Leo Babauta reminds us that a break from digital communication is refreshing. It clears your life of the noise, and allows you to find quiet, to focus on the important, to be at peace.
How should a man express this need?
Thomas Fiffer poses the one question that just might save your next relationship.
Tom North, of the famous blended Beardsley family, reveals the real story behind the happy pictures—a tale of disconnection and abuse.
Jordan Gray says that, for men, not all compliments are created equally. Start with these six styles.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
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After 1000 punches, 1000 kicks, 500 knees and 500 elbows—every day— Thai Nguyen has an insight or two he’d like to share about fighting.
Jordan Gray was back and forth on whether or not he wanted to have children, so he interviewed 50 fathers to hear what they had to say.
A 12-step guide to surviving infidelity.