Bob Schwenkler on not allowing a break-up to break you apart.
Alejandro Flores was an insulting and emotionally abusive partner to the person he most loved. He reflects back on the darkness of those times, and on the light ahead.
Graham Phoenix has felt a need to take control over what he does in life and he has had many reasons to question this over the years. He now realizes that this is an essential aspect of his masculinity, an important part of being a man.
Traditional American masculinity did little to help Miller Williams handle his profound grief. Here’s a glimpse into his process, and the experience that brought him to it.
“Often we are OK with impartial feedback, but the real challenge for me in my marriage was learning to be OK with—and respond positively to—feedback from my wife.”
Stanley Fritz shares a personal story of rejection, and the three most important things he has learned from that experience.
Tree hugging hippie pacifist Edie Weinstein discovers that anger can be a positive emotion when used for good.
A Loving Mom and Disney Set-up Unrealistic Expectations for Steven Lake When Coping With Women’s Anger
Graham Phoenix looks at the anger surrounding the recent shooting in the US, and explains how it all relates to an expression of personal inadequacy.
Darrell Milton writes to Elliot Rodger about, among other things, why being a 22-year-old virgin is not a big deal.
Self punishment, oppression, and the imbalance of man and nature. Do I love or hate myself. Is my enemy my friend because he hates me?
Billy Procida comes clean about his battles with an eating disorder, and shares how difficult it was to seek help as a man dealing with anorexia.
Are students just wasting their time and money with SAT prep courses and tutoring?
Poet and U.S. Army veteran Dwight Gray captures how war changes soldiers in this poem of departure and homecoming.
Online bullies know their spite remains online indefinitely, that’s why they do it.
This Tree Hugging Hippie Pacifist Needs To Go Heart To Heart With Those Who Glorify War
After years of political and economic doom and gloom, should we celebrate good economic news and keep moving our country forward?
Qasim Rashid sets the record straight when it comes to dealing with the real reason violence against women exists, and how to solve this issue.
Yes it’s graphic. And there is less blood and more specialized saws than we would have imagined.
Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.
Matt Kohn found inspiration in the story of Slomo — a doctor who stopped being an asshole and now spends the majority of his time rollerblading along the Pacific.
Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.
Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.