About Thomas G. Fiffer

Thomas G. Fiffer, Executive Editor at The Good Men Project, is a graduate of Yale and holds an M.A. in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He posts regularly on his blog, Tom Aplomb, and serves as Editor of Westport's HamletHub, a local online news and information service. He is also a featured storyteller with MouseMuse Productions and is working on his first novel.

7 Steps to Surviving Dysfunctional Holiday Gatherings

7 Steps to Surviving by MOVIECLIPS

You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.

The Art of Regifting

The Art of Regifting by AJ

Thomas Fiffer reminisces on a Thanksgiving past and the true meaning of generosity.

7 Unspoken Secrets About Life After Abuse

7 Unspoken Secrets by Petras Gaglias

Thomas Fiffer reveals seven truths about life after an abusive relationship that stay mostly in the shadows.

Anger Management Tips—Just in Time for the Holidays

Anger Management by wellcast

Getting angry is normal, but excessive anger can hurt your relationships and your health.

Abuse Has a Silent Partner

Abuse Has a Silent by STHML Panda

In this social experiment on hidden camera, only one of 53 bystanders said anything. The silent partner of abuse is apathy.

Prepare to Be Mesmerized by This Man

Prepare to Be by Mushroom Dreams

Some things must seen to be believed. In this case, the art of the buugengs.

A Close Look at the Passive-Aggressive Personality

A Close Look by shira gal

Licensed professional counselor Lucille Zimmerman discusses the signs of passive-aggressive behavior and strategies to deal with it.

What Happens When a Male TV Anchor Wears the Same Suit for a Year?

What Happens When by Girt Nation

Karl Stefanovic, anchor of “The Today Show” in Australia, shows us just how little it matters to everyone what male media figures wear.

The Cutest Gangsta I Know—My Wife

The Cutest Gangsta by Sir Prise

This husband has one cool wife. And the look on her face when she sees he’s filming her is priceless.

How to Look Your Best the Morning After

How to Look by panacea81

Makeup artist Lauren Luke takes a moment to remind us there are things a brush, powder, and scarf should never be used to cover up.

The 3 Big Lies Abusers Rely On

The 3 Big Lies by Michiel Jelijs

Thomas Fiffer wants you to know why survivors stay in abusive relationships. Exposing these three lies is a start.

How to Spot a Liar

How to Spot by THNKR

All day long, people “leak deception.” Here’s how to tell when you’re being lied to.

Baby’s First Words to Dad: I Love You

Baby's First Words by Stephanie Passalacqua

This two-month-old baby melts her father’s heart…and ours.

You’re Being Abused but You Don’t Know It: Gaslighting Explained

You're Being Abused by David Ohmer

If you feel invalidated, doubt your own credibility and sanity, and are convinced it’s all your fault, you’re probably being gaslighted. Sam Vaknin lays out the characteristics of this insidious form of “ambient abuse.”

How to Spot and Stop Emotional Blackmail

Emotional Blackmail by Darren Willinger

Darren Williger pulls the cover off emotional blackmail—an insidious manipulation tactic in relationships that can be difficult to detect.

The Riddle of Experience vs. Memory

The Riddle of Experience by TED

What we experience and what we remember are not always the same thing. Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman explains why.