I grew up on typical guy films: action, horror and organized crime. They were no longer fiction—they were training films for me in how to be a man. So what changed?
Scott Laudati on the marks left by the need to belong, and the greater need to be true to self.
How do you react when your kids ask the unexpected? Aleasa Word tackles the question of masturbation.
Richard Benson considers whether boyhood was more innocent in the 1980s compared to today.
Andrew Smiler lists 9 things parents need to know when talking to their teens about dating and hooking up.
Why do young people of roughly the same age and background turn out so differently?
Does the stereotypical man exist?
Like puberty isn’t bad enough, but some people have to go and write about it.
Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.
My girlfriend’s 15 year old kid had played a year of Little League and hadn’t picked up a bat or glove since. This was an opportunity for us to bond, but the odds were stacked against us.