Your Weekend Reading List

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We chose some highlights from this week with themes of love, parenting, humor, body image, domestic violence, and finding your voice.

21st Century Masculinity. What Does It Mean?

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A conference call on manhood vs. personhood led to a lively conversation about what it means to be a man in today’s world.

In relationship to my kids, I am humbled at what they have taught me

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One reader connected deeply with a story about what we can learn from children.

Stories You Need to Read

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Maybe you missed these. We’re giving you a second chance to take a first look.

Things You Say When You Don’t Say “I Love You”

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They’ve been together eight years, they share a home and a life, but they’ve never said those three little words.

Comment of the Day: “My perception of beauty has always been different from that of the men around me.”

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This comment is from Theorema Egregium on the post “The Fatal Flaws of Pick-Up (And a Promising Alternative)”

The ‘Try Guys’ Tried On Valentine’s Day Lingerie so You Don’t Have To

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Sometimes you just gotta see what it’s like.

Obama and a Selfie Stick: Could Our President Be Any Cooler?

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How did BuzzFeed get our venerable President to make silly faces in a mirror and say “Yolo”?

When You See Who Did It You Will Laugh Out Loud

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Another day in the life of a 21st century man.

That the sign change won’t change everyone’s mind, but boy it is a huge improvement.

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Times are changing, and so is the recognition of the silent messages our environment sends.

Recommended Reading: Why You Need Our Email List

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No login. No password. No spam.

The Day I Laid Off My Mentor

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True Story. Business is business, but if it doesn’t hurt sometimes you may not be human.

This is Why You Shouldn’t Flirt With Colleagues…

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This video is super funny, but it does bring up some important points.

Budget Minded Dad Hacks Truck Transmission Repair

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Being a father can be a financial juggling act. This dad found a quick fix until the next check comes.

What about dads and daughters? Where are those pictures?

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What about affection between dads and daughters, especially teenage daughters?

Jay Smooth: Marshawn Lynch and the Quiet Theater of Disobedience

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Is Lynch’s standoffishness a form of “guerilla theater”?