A Man is Torn Between the Loving Dad of His Childhood and the Stranger His Dad Became

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Hart Reiniger tells the story of his dad, his ultimate hero despite having to rectify feelings for the man he idolized against the one who cruelly rejected him as an adult.

20 Red Flags To Watch Out For In Relationships

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Jordan Gray says that you can save a lot of time, energy, and heartache by watching out for these common pitfalls.

The Hole a Father Leaves by Leaving

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Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.

Aggression isn’t What Women are Most Afraid of in Men

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I’ve made a mess of relationships because I was so busy trying to protect women from aggression that I completely overlooked the one thing they were dying for from me.

Jealousy & Suffering

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We all get jealous at times. The trick is to realize, and then overcome it. Leo Babauta tells us how.

Call for Submissions: Faces of a Fatherless Nation Photo Story

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As fatherlessness rises across the globe, Fathers Incorporated’s Kenneth Braswell hopes this new initiative will shed light on the true diversity of today’s fatherlessness crisis.

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The Last Time My Father Sees Me

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A poem of quiet power and beauty, Dalton Day’s “The Last Time My Father Sees Me” strikes a rare balance between honest emotion and fresh, surreal imagery.

The Moment I Became a Grown-Up

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Shadley Grei describes the day he stopped being a kid and introduced himself to the father who had ignored him for eighteen years.

Sonnet at the End of Eating

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Jeff Oaks evokes the late-night loneliness of television in a dark room, and the sense that something has been lost.

Are Youth Offenders Victims As Well?

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We must move beyond seeing youth offenders as merely criminals. They are victims in need of love as well.

Returning an Adopted Child: A True Story

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An Ohio family “returned” their adopted son after nine years. Brent Almond takes issue with that.

The Faces of Codependent Men

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Men are Codependent, Too. They just show it differently. Here are Some Signs That You Might be Codependent.

What Happens When White Fathers Leave Their Black Daughters?

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Bea Hinton grew up hoping her white father would show up on the doorstep and whisk her away into a happy white family, the kind she sees on TV. That never happened. Here’s what did.

Dirty Little Secrets: Men, Trauma, and Mental Health

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After his father was declared an enemy of the state in Uganda, his family fled. Now a successful consultant and men’s group leader, Kenny D’Cruz continues to heal from a life marked by persecution and mental illness.

Confessions From a Former Psycho Bitch From Hell

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A quest for perfection turned Vironika Tugaleva into an urban legend.

Forgiving Adultery

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After cheating, a yogi learns that you have to forgive to heal.