Jed Diamond explains how abandonment, shame, and betrayal impact us throughout our lives.
Karen Jones shares two personal stories on the presence and absence of fathers in their children’s lives.
In the wake of Baltimore’s riots, Raoul Wieland explores the nature and implications of violence and the social disconnection that inflames it.
Jenny Kanevsky grew up with divorce and is facing one now, but she’s determined to make it different for her sons.
The father she knew and loved wasn’t with her for long, but long enough that she never forgot what a good father could mean to his daughters.
His father abandoned him time and time again, but Brian Bowers has found his own path to peace and acceptance.
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.
Jordan Gray says that you can save a lot of time, energy, and heartache by watching out for these common pitfalls.
Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.
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.
We all get jealous at times. The trick is to realize, and then overcome it. Leo Babauta tells us how.
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.
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.
Acupuncture can deliver better moods, health and virility.
The tragic death of Mr. Anthony Riley was the catalyst for a worldwide collaboration to promote suicide prevention and mental health care. — As the late June day turned into early night, a group of[Read More…]
Farts are often a source of discomfort and embarrassment, so why do they double as an inspiration for humor, even literary beauty?
Happiness depends on what affects your perceptions. Timing is essential, and space in our lives is relative.
We all need to achieve a balance between responsibility, pleasure, and pain—but we get to it from different directions: people on the front lines of the struggle have to keep their heads from going up in flames; privileged people like me have to keep their heads out of the sand.
Today was a day when the Snake Eagles and Black Kites decided to make the perilous sea crossing to Africa.
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The depth of a man’s love and care doesn’t always show up in the palms of his hands.
I first read “Young Man With a Horn” when I was 10. I read it again at 12. At 14. At 22. Every few few years it still gives me a pleasurable evening. You don’t have to love jazz or the Jazz Age to adore this book, you just have to love a great story that gives you a movie you make as you read.
Spending, refueling, and being conscious of your energy levels will make you a better husband and father.
The day my whole life changed was when my father was jailed for the second time.
Money and success are the results of prosperity, but they don’t determine it.
Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.