About Tom Matlack

Tom Matlack is the co-founder of The Good Men Project. He has a 18-year-old daughter and 16- and 7-year-old sons. His wife, Elena, is the love of his life. Follow him on Twitter @TMatlack.

A Dark Road

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Tom Matlack gives a very personal account of Civil Rights in a time and place where not much was civil–Mississipi, 1964

What’s a Guy to Do?

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In terms of the thought leadership on gender men are getting a raw deal.

Cousins Talk God

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Why do boys sometimes have an easier time being direct about the tough questions than grown men?

The Sports Guy (And so much more)

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Sometimes you meet a guy you just instantly like.

She’s the One

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Tom Matlack talks to married men to find out when they knew their wife was “the one.”

When A Divorce Makes a Better Dad

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GMP founder Tom Matlack reflects on the trials and triumphs of divorce on fatherhood

First, Let’s Kill All the Blue Screens

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It could be me on my annual New Year’s rant against the electronic world getting all 19th century on your ass. But I don’t think so.

A Snowy Drive and the Voices of Sandy Hook

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I want to feel my feelings again. And ruminate on what, in the end, is my contribution to make to my family and my world.

A New Year’s Resolution Via Walden Pond

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I concluded that I have to do even less and go inwards even more. Grasping at the walls of the cave will only cause me more pain. Free fall is the only way now.

What Is Good?

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Goodness is a thing that we each have to define for ourselves and set out for with an open mind and a strong heart.

On Cleaning My Office

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My instinct is always to force a kind of half-baked order. But today I am in no rush to put away the piles of crap that surround me.

How Do We Talk to Boys About Violence?

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At this point I think there is a very dangerous silence. And that’s not their fault. It’s ours.

A Week in Tweets …

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Just another week of twitter conversation at GMP. Here are a handful of my favorites.

On Gaslighting and Male Privilege

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This all boils down to how we handle differences of opinion.

What Role Does Hollywood Have in Gun Violence?

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A powerful video takes a Hollywood PSA, made just after Sandy Hook, and turns it on its head.

Raising Teenagers For Dummies (Like Me)

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Tom Matlack thinks about how to best raise his kids all day long, even now that they’ve grown into teens. Here are some of his insights.