The Power Of, And Alternatives To, Forgiveness

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Ned Breslin with a deeply personal story about the ways in which he’s learning to heal from past trauma.

Dear ‘Dear Fatty’ Writer: Where You See Fat, I See Armor

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With this article Alanna Fero is as publicly vulnerable as she’s ever been. The only thing scarier? Being thin.

A Rethink is Needed on how to Handle Trafficked and Migrant Children

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The transnational movement of children and their protection has to be addressed more broadly than the current restrictive interpretations of trafficking can allow.

He Was a Victim of the R Word

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We don’t like to speak of the R word, yet its impact is undeniable.

#YouCantBreakMe: These Bullying Victims Prove You Have To Go Through It To Get Through It (Video)

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Many ‘beautiful’ people have battled through ugly pasts. In this video, you’ll see their testimonies.

Growing Number of States Moving Away from Juvenile Solitary Confinement

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Behold the landscape of juvenile solitary confinement, and how quickly it can change.

Communion at the Texas Bar & Grill

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A chance meeting at the Texas Bar & Grill brings with it a promise of hope to a once-suffering heart.

Just What Is Rep. Tom Reed of NY Ashamed Of?

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A Congressman shares his painful personal experience with his colleagues and says, ‘No more.’

Make It End Differently: The Tragedy of Amy Homan McGee

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“Telling Amy’s Story” lays out how and why law enforcement, the justice system, colleagues, friends, and family fail to stop domestic violence before it claims lives.

Who is Belle Knox? Reflections on Duke University’s Porn Star

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N.C. Harrison asks outraged critics of Duke University porn star Miriam Weeks to avoid rushing to judgment.

Be-ing A Man

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What will it take to peel off the suffocating mask that keeps men imprisoned in violence, self-loathing and abuse?

The Mixed Blessings of a Paradoxical Marriage

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Why would a well-educated, professional, intelligent, resourceful and socially conscious woman stay in a marriage in which love and fear shared the same bed?

My Heart Broke This Week, and I Need Your Help Fixing It

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An appeal to create the next generation of good men.

The Therapist I Met on My Way Up from Bottom

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Tim Lineaweaver was a twenty-seven year alcoholic, drug-addled young man with PTSD and a dismal hope for a meaningful future. Then he met a therapist named Elaine.

Are You Silently Endorsing Street Harassment?

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Joseph Samalin explains that when men stay silent in the face of street harassment, we send the message that we are allies of those who commit it.

A Message to My Assailant: Lessons on Being Human

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“Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.”

–Mark Twain