Things I Wish My Father Had Taught Me About Being a Man

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“Laugh, deeply, from your gut, at the absurdity of the world and at your own imperfections.”

How I Started Walking the Endless Path

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His mother’s death, his doctor’s warning, and a desire to connect with, and share, the Gentleman Traditions of his heritage, put him on a path of using his writing to have a conversation with the world.

Why Hitting Women and Children is Not What Men Do, Period!

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Abusing loved ones only teaches that bigger, stronger people can hurt smaller, weaker people. MEN don’t do that!

A Gentleman’s Take on Celebrity Overexposure

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Scott Sonnon on the standards of being a man and respecting women.

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

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A choice in a rainstorm made Vlad Dolezal realize life should be more fun for all of us.

What Makes You a Man? [video]

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The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.

Wish I Was Here: It’s OK to Not Be the Hero

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Zach Braff’s newest movie has a truth that hit home for Christian Clifton.

The Kind of Men We Want to Be

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Anthony Carter realized that the problems in our society can’t be fixed by looking for a scapegoat.

Soccer Is Not Manly. What!?

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“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren

A Man Among Fallen Trees

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The first time that he destroyed a tree, Colin Vandenberg felt masculine, and powerful…and sad.

My Feet and I

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J.M. Perkins wants to tell you a story about his feet, machismo, and becoming a Dad. 

“Need to be held responsible 4 more things we have no control over”

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The Gunshots #NotAllMen Hear

“Is Masculinity the problem or Its Perception and Distortion by Society?”

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The Patterns In Mass Shootings and a Conversation About Men

“A Kiss, after all, is Just a Kiss, Right?”

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Why The Michael Sam Kiss Freaked Me Out

Me and a Bag of Chips

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Jacob Rostovsky recalls a moment when doing something totally ordinary could have had completely unintended consequences.

Five Differences Between a Grown Man and a Mature Man

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On his journey to adulthood, Matthew Branch has sorted through what it takes to be not just grown, but also mature.