You’re Not Alone Man, You’re With the Men

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Duncan Alldridge asks and answers the question “What’s the point of a men’s group?”

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Cooking for Dad

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Colin Berry watches his father age, and steps in to help feed him.

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The Road With Mama

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After spending nearly a lifetime as ‘father figure’ for a parent, a son reflects on the journey with his late mother.

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We Can Be Cowboy Heroes

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Gather around the campfire as Snake Bloomstrand reminds us that some old-fashioned cowboy heroism can help us run today’s black hats out of town.

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The Hidden Powers of Vulnerability

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Chris Kyle learned early on that he better man up and sure as hell ‘Don’t cry!’ He learned later that vulnerability makes him stronger.

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Watch your %#$*ing Language At Work

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Swearing is pretty common in pop culture, but Ged Naughton cautions that letting the f-word fly in the workplace could be a FCLM (a freaking career limiting move).

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Major Pain Comes Before Major Gain

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Tim O’Connor examines how Jason Dufner’s PGA Championship victory proved once again that to win spectacularly at most anything, you had to have failed spectacularly.

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I Am a Man and I Am Winning at Losing

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Josh Magill follows up his brave GMP post; ‘I Am a Man and I Am Fat’ that resonated with readers with this account of how he found the will to kick his ass—and the fat.

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How Losing My Manhood Made Me a Better Man

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Soft and spectacular: Michael Russer explains how Erectile Dysfunction enabled him and his partner to soar to unimagined heights of intimacy.

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The Power of the Fish Bat

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Snake Bloomstrand recalls his final exchange with a dying friend and the whopper of a tale about the no-strike-out bat.

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How I Learned to Like Phil Mickelson

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As golf journalist and fan, Tim O’Connor has disparaged superstar golfer Phil Mickelson as an insincere showboat for years. On Sunday, something changed.

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Within My Control and Beyond

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Josh Magill provides insight into the conundrum of control faced by Masterminds—like him.

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Take a Risk if You Dare

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Bored by our careful culture of risk aversion, Ged Naughton lays down a challenge: Do something new and different for once. Take a risk!

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Men or Mavericks

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Kevin Macku asks if it’s pride that’s pulling men down from the labor force, or if it’s something else

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Excuse Me for Keeping It Real

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Colin Berry makes the case for men to drop the surface-level chatter and have real conversations instead.

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Waking Up to Find the Relational Rules Have Changed

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Snake Bloomstrand tries his best to explain the new playbook of gender relations to a man released for prison after 35 years.

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