Do You REALLY Hate When No One Understands You?

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

Finding Inspiration: Stalking the Bogeyman

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A powerful play with a message of hope and healing.

Puberty

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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

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

Tips for Boys Starting Puberty

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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

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

A History of Violence

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

Next Town Over Kid

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

Hatch of Adolescence or Stupid Boy Tricks?

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At age fifteen, I found myself locked in a stupid death struggle with my best friend—for the attention and love of a girl.

Realizing That It’s Time for the Sex Talk and Everything That Means

Realizing That It’s Time for the Sex Talk and Everything That Means

Jeff Bogle wasn’t worried about having the “talk” with his ten year old, but it did make him mourn the waning days of his daughter’s childhood.

Navigating the New Stage of Male Development

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Your challenge is not to avoid this stage (because it’s here to stay) but to navigate it consciously and ethically.

Dear 15 Year Old Self: Shower Naked in the Boys Locker Room Now

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And May the Force Be With You.

Why I Love College Basketball

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Continuing with the best NCAA Tournament articles from the GMP Sports archives, Yago Colas admits he has a soft spot for the college game, one grounded in the knowledge that the players we’re watching these few weeks in March are not quite yet adults. Everything that stirs us and causes us to cringe during the […]

Will You Ever Grow-Up?: 7 Marks of Maturity

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Leadership expert, Dr. Tim Elmore, discusses the challenges of growing up in a culture that overwhelms and delays the process of becoming a mature man.

Ft. Monroe Officer’s Club

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John Tinseth remembers the first older woman who caught his eye, and the first time he made his father laugh.

Hunter Hayes Knows You’re Not Invisible

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Innovative campaign makes country artist’s new single a fan collaboration.