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.

Why Tim Cook’s Coming Out Is Actually Big News

Why Tim Cook by Blake Patterson

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s coming out doesn’t change our perception of him. But it changes everything else.

Are You Ready to Lose Your Virginity?

Are You Ready to Lose Your Virginity by Wellcast

This instructional video from Wellcast takes young people considering their first sexual experience through a series of helpful questions to help them make an educated choice.

Do You Want to Be a Relationship Rock Star?

Do You Want to Be by Abby Gillardi

Thomas Fiffer shares 7 easy-to-adopt habits that will turn you into an amazing relationship partner.

Tips for Boys Starting Puberty

Tips for Boys by watchwellcast

Puberty can be confusing for boys, despite what they’re taught in school health classes. Wellcast has some solid, practical advice for soon-to-be men.

3 Ways to Spot a Toxic Partner

3 Ways to Spot by futureatlas.com

To spare you the suffering he’s known personally, Thomas Fiffer offers 3 ways to identify poisonous partners who can wreak havoc with your life.

Reacting to Intolerance: Would You Speak Up or Stay Silent?

Reacting to Intolerance by Pinoy Radio

An experiment with actors shows what happens when customers in a grocery store mistreat a bagger with special needs.

Can Being Selfish Make You a Better Partner?

Can Being Selfish by Ken Bosma

Thomas Fiffer (selfishly) believes that looking out for #1 makes you a better mate.

How to Ask Your Crush Out on a Date

How to Ask Your Crush by Wellcast

The hardest part of approaching someone you like is … the anticipation of it. What have you got to lose?

5 Tips for Teens to Quiet Negative Self-Talk About Your Body

5 Tips for Teens by Wellcast

Teens tear themselves apart over how they look. Wellcast offers five sensible tips to lose the self-criticism and build self-esteem.

3 Ways to Tell If a Mistake Really Matters

3 Ways to Tell by spablab

Some mistakes are game-changers and some aren’t. Thomas Fiffer offers three questions to help understand the difference.

5 Things Skilled Lovers Do Better

5 Things Skilled Lovers by Nick Webb

Thomas Fiffer shares the secrets skilled lovers use to keep their partners happy.

Is Your Partner Giving You Enough?

Is Your Partner Giving by louiscrusoe

Thomas Fiffer poses the one question that just might save your next relationship.

What a Man Does for the Woman He Loves

What a Man Does by Tyree Gibson

This husband takes devotion to a whole new level.

Maybe We’re Not Meant to Be Happy

Maybe We're Not Meant by Morgan

Thomas Fiffer wonders whether happiness is hard to achieve because we’ve evolved to oppose it.

How to Feel Like a Man

How to Feel Like a Man by Art of Manliness

Some boys grow up and never quite feel like men. The Art of Manliness says you feel like a man when you start acting like one and offers some manly advice on how to begin.

What Is Codependency?

What Is Codependency by Carrier Clinic

For anyone wondering if you’re codependent or with someone who is, this short video provides answers.