A Troll’s Quest: On Holly Fisher and Other Remoras

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In just a few days Holly Fisher has gained 23,000 Twitter followers, been featured in nearly every “news” source and has became, at once, an overnight darling and an overnight joke. But how did she do it?

Why You Need To Get Over It And Just Call The Person You’re Interested In

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The lost art of being direct, it’s still the best.

There’s No Such Thing as “Finding Yourself”

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Sara Crolick gains new insight on the “myth of self-discovery” inviting serious questions about her goals as an individual, her constant quest to find herself and her role as a mother.

My Tearful Response to the “Dear Fatty” Post

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When the “Dear Fatty” post hit the internet, it received an overwhelmingly positive response; Theresa Byrne reflects on how this stranger’s post touched some of her deepest fears.

Crying Makes a Man Feel Whole

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Tears of joy, disappointment, love, or loss–all add texture to man’s being.

Pseudo Spirituality

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Theresa Byrne can’t take it anymore—’Pseudo Spirituality’ has to stop.

Coming Out Is More than Saying ‘I’m Gay’

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Dillan DiGiovanni reminds us that coming out is a lot more complicated than saying a few words about yourself.

Is It Time To Kiss & Break Up With Make-Up?

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When make-up becomes a mask that we use to hide behind, is it even possible to have an authentic relationship with ourselves or anyone else?

The L in Leader is For Listener, and the Rest of the Recipe

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Author and entrepreneur Sherman Nelson offers his unique recipe for what it means to be a leader in the 21st century.

How Your Fake Confidence is Hurting Your Real Confidence

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In the Age of Twitter, audiences want something and someone real. Someone with clarity, certainty and authenticity.

How To Use the Bad Rep of Today’s Man To Find Happiness

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While pop culture makes men look like clueless, overweight losers, Howard Falco explains how to defy such low expectations and find personal happiness and love in the process

How to Have a Great First Date

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First dates can be rough. Mary Ann Lomas gives advice on how to make the most of your first date.

Four Vital Lessons That We Need to Teach Young Men

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Brendan Malone wants to help fix the ‘Rōnin’ generation – young men who lack a sense of direction and purpose because of the loss of authentic masculine identity. Here’s how.

My Ego Pissed Somebody Off and That’s OK

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Atalwin Pilon wonders about the tradeoffs of honesty and likeability.

Questioning Culture: The Absurdity of Authenticity

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Culture is loud. Becoming authentically YOU means turning down its volume.

Social Media: Are You Savvy or Addicted?

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I have a theory that there are “Twitter People” and “Facebook People.”