Teenage Insanity Syndrome Affects Teens and Adults

The other day I gave my wife the look. At 7:30 on a Thursday morning, I was finished. We love him, but our teenage son is driving us mad.

I Know Owen Labrie

Nathan Graziano realizes he is a part of the culture that created Owen Labrie. We all are.

WTF Is Puberty?

TomSka tells you everything you need to know about puberty in 7 minutes.

The Fear of a Boy from Gresham

Imagination reigns supreme in the mind of a boy.

How to Teach Children About Desire

Stephen Scott Whitaker raises the uncomfortable yet important subject of one’s children’s burgeoning sexuality.

The Bumpy Ride of Adolescence

Adolescence isn’t easy. It never is. The answers are just so… ambiguous.

When You’re Thirteen

Jarrett Neal considers that familiar rite of passage from childhood to adolescence–the boys’ locker room.

What Does Your Boy’s Room Look Like?

To start off our new feature, ‘The Visual Conversation,’ illustrator and parent Judy Clement Wall takes us inside her teenage boy’s room. Does anything look familiar?

The Spiritual Tasks of Adolescence and Young Adulthood

Could the spiritual tasks of adolescence and young adulthood be incomplete?

Finding Inspiration: Stalking the Bogeyman

A powerful play with a message of hope and healing.


A day in the forest and a shared moment of wonderment bring a father and his teenaged son together.

What Being Mistaken for a Girl Taught Me About Being a Man

Jeff Goins shares a searing tale of adolescent angst and identity.

Tips for Boys Starting Puberty

Puberty can be confusing for boys, despite what they’re taught in school health classes. Wellcast has some solid, practical advice for soon-to-be men.

5 Quick Tips on Getting to Know Your Teen Better

5 Tips to Help You Not Bury Your Head in the Sand During The Teen Years

A History of Violence

Alex Gallo-Brown reflects on one man’s acts of violence, and the impact they have had on his life.

Next Town Over Kid

Mark Ward paints a chilling picture of parental abuse based on gender performance and implied sexual orientation.