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.

The 7-Day Relationship Detox Diet

The 7-Day Relationship Detox by d0nkarnage

Relationships suffering from cumulative damage can reach a tipping point that spells disaster. This 7-day prescription stops the poisoning and helps restore your relationship’s health.

The Secret to Stories Revealed

The Secret of Stories by TED

When a story takes hold of, transports, and truly transforms us, it’s more than the power of connection at work. It’s seeing ourselves in the face of another.

Watch This Boy Comfort a Homesick Girl on Her First Day of Preschool

Watch as This by DramaFever

If you think it’s inevitable that boys will be boys, think again.

Shattered

Shattered by Sam Galison

A wife falls apart, a marriage is broken, and a husband tries to pick up the pieces.

Love vs. Death—No Contest

Love vs Death by Alyssa Magnotti

Nick Magnotti died soon after making this video. The peace he found with leaving holds a lesson for us all.

Thou Shalt Not Steal: BuzzFeed, Benny Johnson, and the Argument Against Plagiarism

Thou Shalt Not Steal by Don Hankins

A polemic against plagiarism—from the Ethics Editor of The Good Men Project.

The Things We Do for Love

The Things We Do by audiinsperation

We all know love makes us crazy. Here are five things we shouldn’t do for love and five things we should.

An Abuse Survivor’s Life in Pictures—One Day at a Time

An Abuse Survivor's Life by fero061982

This is anything but your average “365 days of … ” project.

You Don’t Need a Spreadsheet to Sum Up Rejection

You Don't Need a Spreadsheet by Renato Ganoza

No matter how you categorize it, rejection hurts and it’s deeply personal. But it can be handled with grace and aplomb.

21 Signs Your Relationship Is Doomed

Should Love Really by Guian Bolisay

We all know relationships are hard work, but they’re not supposed to be hell. These 21 tell-tale signs spell perdition for even the most committed couples.

Send a Message of Hope to Domestic Violence Survivors

Send a Message by Howard Lake

In the time it takes you to read this tagline, 4 people will be abused. One of them might be someone you know.

Why Do Superheroes Need Alter Egos?

Why Do Superheroes by Adam Bailey

On the occasion of Batman’s 75th birthday, Thomas Fiffer explores the duality that defines superheroes.

Men Are Worthy, Despite What We’re Taught

Men Are Worthy by Grey World

Reconnecting with an old friend reminds Thomas Fiffer of his own struggle to regain self-respect.

Boys Like to Bang on Things, and This Kid’s Got a Beat

Boys Like to Bang by Dan Carollo

A 10-year-old boy finds a most unusual way to make music. Are you ready for some good, clean fun?

‘The Greatest’ Deals a Knockout Blow to Racial Stereotypes

The Greatest by NTCNATO

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali was formidable in the ring—but even more so in the talk show guest chair.

Are You ‘Guardrailing’ Your Partner?

Are You Guardrailing by Lee Cannon

Protecting your “bad driver” partner is one thing. Absorbing the full brunt of each crash is another.