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.

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.

Quick Tips to Manage Stress

Quick Tips to Manage by Wellcast

Stress can erode your ability to function. Wellcast offers some excellent tips to help you relax, stop worrying, and unwind. ___ The most important thing you can do for yourself … is take care of yourself, and you can start by using these proven techniques to manage your stress levels. Photo—watchwellcast/YouTube

5 Secret Male Turn-offs Women’s Magazines Won’t Tell You

5 Secret Male Turn-Offs by Daniel Oines

Thomas Fiffer talks straight about what really turns men off.

Laci Green Takes Down Street Harassment

Laci Green Takes Down by lacigreen

It’s never a compliment. And it’s never acceptable. Let’s get that straight.

100 Words on Love: Patient and Kind

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If love was only these two things, it would be enough.

How to Recognize Emotional Abuse

How to Recognize Emotional Abuse by Alisha Vargas

With physical abuse, there’s no second-guessing, but emotional abuse leaves victims confused and wondering whether they’re at fault or if they’ve been mistreated at all.

6 Things Men Don’t Need to Be Ashamed of

6 Things Men by Anthony Easton

Thomas Fiffer lets loose on six centers of male shame that need to be dispensed with.