About Thomas G. Fiffer

Thomas G. Fiffer, Senior Editor, Ethics, at The Good Men Project, is a graduate of Yale University and holds an M.A. in creative writing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a professional writer, speaker, and storyteller with a focus on diagnosing and healing dysfunctional relationships. You can find out more about his publications and services at Thomas G. Fiffer, and connect with him on Facebook and Twitter. His books, Why It Can't Work: Detaching From Dysfunctional Relationships to Make Room for True Love and What Is Love? A Guide for the Perplexed to Matters of the Heart are available on Amazon. He lives in Connecticut and is working on his first novel.

The Future of Men: an Interview with Jack Myers

Jack Myers is deeply concerned about the future of men. Here’s why.

The Heart of the Deal

Thomas Fiffer tells the story of how his father traded an entire NFL football team.

The Gentle Art of Self-Forgiveness

If you want to move past the disappointments in your life, stop being so hard on yourself.

A Meditation on Peace for Memorial Day

On a day dedicated to the sacrifices of war, Thomas Fiffer presents peace as the ultimate conqueror.

What If Breaking Up Isn’t Rejection?

You just got dumped. What if it really, truly isn’t about you?

5 Minutes of Mindfulness to Reduce Stress

Counselor Carl shows the benefits of paying attention to your life.

6 Habits for Happiness

In under six minutes, Counselor Carl lays out the path to a happy, fulfilling life.

The Power of Image to Shape Attitude: An Interview With Maegan Sundlie

Teenage photographer Maegan Sundlie focuses her lens on how the media packages women.

How to Go From Powerless to Empowered

Counselor Carl explains how to activate a healthy, empowered life by changing our take on responsibility and control.

What Happens When We Take Off Our Masks?

An interview with Nate Bertone, creator of the “We Wore The Masks” Project.

May the Best (Endowed) Man Win

In light of Donald Trump’s comments on size, Thomas Fiffer explores the long and short of presidential politics.

Profile in Modern Manhood—Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer epitomizes the characteristics of the modern, 21st century man.

How Your Focus Affects Your Relationship

Thomas Fiffer draws a distinction between need-focused and love-focused partners.

10 Ways to Empower Yourself

You don’t need a book, life coach, mastermind group, or motivational retreat to get yourself going. The power to thrive is already inside you.

Making Kids Safer in Notorious Danger Zones

These veterans in Chicago stand guard on the front lines to give kids safe passage to and from school.

The Damage-Free Zone

When we’ve been hurt repeatedly, we need to seek out the damage-free zone for healing.