Smoothing Out Awkward

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An awkward dating blogger shows other awkward guys how not to be, awkward.

Types of Women I Avoid Dating

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A dating blogger respectfully describes the kinds of women he won’t go out with.

Fathers Are Changing: Mom-Bloggers, Please Get on Board

Fathers Are Changing: Mom-Bloggers, Please Get on Board

Josh McCumber argues that if modern dads want to change how they’re being portrayed online, they’re going to need some help from the mom blogger community.

I’m Going to Take Down the Walls and Bare My Scars

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Arthur Dubay wonders why it’s relatively easy for him to open up to strangers, and much more difficult to do so with the ones he loves.

Dads Are Not the Enemy

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Whit Honea was told that men are inherently dangerous. He disagrees.

Veterans and Soldiers, We Want Your Stories

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What does it mean to be a man in the 21st century who goes off to war?

A Call for Bloggers

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Are you interested in joining a conversation that no one else is having? Would you like to write about all the ways men are changing in the 21st century? Want the benefits of writing for a large, growing, engaged platform? Read on.

I Looked On In Envy

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A piece about respecting your elders. A young man meets a lesson in gentleness: his wife’s grandmother.

My 100th Post on Business Issues (And 6 Things I’ve Learned Along the Way)

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“The blog became part writing exercise, part wish-fulfillment, and part therapy. It also caused me to talk less to our dog when I was having a particularly slow day on the word processor, which I am not sure she misses.”

The Power of the Human Voice

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In the age of the internet, what is the value of the human voice?

The Ethics of Writing about Living People: 4/13

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Who owns a story?

I’m Back

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Josh Bowman has been away from his blog for a while. He’s back now, kicking and screaming.

Writing Outside the (Idiot) Box

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Dream of churning out laughs for the Hollywood machine? Do it from home, counsels Greg White, who finds freedom writing for anything but TV.

All the Cool Kids Are Doing It: The Gay Dads Project Letter From Amie to Jared

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Jared Karol had to broach the subject of his gay father more than once with his co-worker, Amie Shea, before she wanted to open up about her own gay dad.

Trust Me, I’m Lying: Interview With Ryan Holiday

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Media guru Ryan Holiday exploits the chinks inherent in the armor of the news-gathering process, and the fourth estate fights back. Chuck Ross interviews a self-admitted media manipulator.

How Parent Blogging Made Me a Worse Parent

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Andy Hinds confesses how overly-ambitious daddy blogging late into the night made him into a grumpy, hypocrite dad in the morning.