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.
Sean Swaby admits that his wife wonders if he is deaf. Men aren’t deaf, we are just trying to stay on top of the weather patterns inside of us.
When faced with the prospect of a closed daycare, a concerned dad seeks out advice on how to fill the day.
Matt Shumate explains why you’ll be happier if you walk away—and stay away—after a nasty breakup.
What I am going to say here will shock some people but the want to express this has been tugging at me for a while so I had to say it.
All the signs point to Rand Paul having already lost his bid to be the Republican nominee in 2016.
When you’re a young person trying to establish your identity, Southern pride offers an easy one. It’s all put together, like any religion or nationalist system.
Adam Davis and his wife brought their marriage from the brink. Here’s how.
Even some of the strongest, most independent women are looking for love. James M. Sama explains how to be a good teammate.
Don’t pressure yourself to love your body unconditionally; it’s possible that that will come in time. Instead, focus on shifting your negative thoughts to neutral ones: Your body exists. It carries you around. It is neither good nor bad. It is a body.
A man’s true strength comes in his ability to know what weight needs carrying, and what weight needs letting go.
Jordan Gray doles out four tried and true methods for making your significant other feel significant again.
Jeff Jackson strives to live up to the standards of being a “good dad,” and does the best he can. As he ponders what that means, he realizes his own dad was pondering the same thing.
We’re the guys who eat stereotypes for lunch. So just what is it we are trying to change?