When You Think ‘Carpe Diem’ is Going to Get You Killed

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U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.

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7 Choices You’ll Regret At The End of Your Life

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One successful entrepreneur reflects on his last conversations with his father, who died unexpectedly at 54, and vows not to live a life of regrets.

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What It’s Like When You Weigh 380 Pounds and Order a Salad

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It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.

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Raising Compassionate Boys: Discipline

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Kozo Hattori explores the intersection of compassion and discipline.

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7 Ways to Live a Happy Single Life

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Not sure how to succeed in the single life? James Michael Sama has a few tips for you.

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Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

Great Lengths: Letting Go of My Daughter’s Hair

When Adam Cherepski’s six-year-old asked to get her hair drastically cut, he begged her to change her mind—until he heard the reason why.

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The Moment in Madison Square

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While celebrating her 10th anniversary, Sarah Kooiman was in an argument with her husband. Then, she came across this groom waiting for his bride.

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The 7-Day Relationship Detox Diet

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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.

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Five Habits of Highly Successful Lovers

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Great sex is not about size, stamina, or technique

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Don’t Be Afraid To Be The One Who Loves The Most

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How Nate Bagley discovered that love is not a weakness.

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How To Talk To Your Son About His Body

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Eating disorders are on the rise in teenage boys, and parents need to rethink how we talk to our boys about their bodies. Anne Theriault offers 24 helpful ideas.

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A History of Violence

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Alex Gallo-Brown reflects on one man’s acts of violence, and the impact they have had on his life.

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I’m Not the Only One Who Sucks?

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Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?

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The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

Douglas Mine, a former foreign correspondent, shares this memoir about meeting his Italian wife, starting a life together, and the honest emotions that accompany finding out, at age fifty-five, that you’re going to be a father again.

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‘Waiter, There are Boobs in My Basketball’

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Do men really need female eye candy in sports? Matt Story wants to know.

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The Racist Narrative of ‘Failing Schools’

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William Boyle discusses the true issues behind the flaws of the American school system, and who we have really failed.

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