I Shovel Snow to Support My Habit

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Brian Whitney is a recovering addict who loves to write. He shovels snow to pay the bills.

Anger and the Superior Man – Is it about Gender or Personal Inadequacy?


Graham Phoenix looks at the anger surrounding the recent shooting in the US, and explains how it all relates to an expression of personal inadequacy.

Going On A Bender By Gender


Would it surprise anyone to know that men are more likely than women to drink to excess?

15 Signs You May be Hitting the Bottle too Hard

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Danny Baker gives a list of warning signs that may indicate your drinking is moving into a dangerous realm.

“I go to AA to hear other’s experience, strength, ideas and to share my own.”


If you are a teetotaler, what things have helped you stay sober? If you aren’t a teetotaler, what helps you say in control of your drinking habits?

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.

Reimagining Mentorship


The building blocks of society are its adult citizens. What kind of society do we want to build?


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Lisa Hickey explains why we talk about the very difficult subjects here at The Good Men Project. And why we’re not going to stop.

How to Deal with a Partner who Has an Addiction


Addiction shatters relationships all the time—and the only way to put them back together is by being there, giving time, and staying positive.

American Apparel Offers Sandy Sale – Clever or Tasteless?

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Are retailers like American Apparel and others taking advantage of a tragedy to increase their sales? Or do people just need to lighten up?

How Erik Got His Groove Back


White-knuckling his way through sobriety was burning him out, until Erik Christian returned to his youthful creative passions.

An Angel Named Jack

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Nobody gets sober alone.

Losing My Religion, Gaining Spirituality


Brandon Ferdig’s story of getting sober, finding “god”, and relating with his religious family.

Men’s Goodness Hinges on Hearing Women’s Voices: A Response to Tom Matlack

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Hugo Schwyzer sees a world where men can be better, happier and different by including women’s voices in the telling of stories about men.

No Poetry, No Gender War, No Bullshit

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Tom Matlack discusses the popular men’s movements and why the Good Men Project stands apart.

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Facebook (for Addicts)

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Ron Tannenbaum and Ken Pomerance, founders of recovery network In the Rooms, are bringing recovery and Twelve Step fellowship to the web.