Breaking the Man-Box: How Women Can Help

Breaking out of the Man-Box isn’t easy. But men of all ages are doing it and Theresa Byrne wants to show women how to help.

Saving a Marriage from the Shame of Infidelity

Shame is so ugly, it’s the least studied human experience. We don’t want to touch, talk, read, or think about it. John Harrison, a licensed counselor, explains why. — A new couple coming to me for counseling greet me at the door to my office for their Monday 11 a.m. appointment. They enter with a […]

A Father Learns a Few Lessons From His Son

Wisdom has a funny way of coming from all different directions.

Dear Son, It’s Been 3 Years Since I’ve Seen You

No matter what happens, no matter what anyone says, no matter how hard it gets, always choose love and compassion for yourself and the world around you.

Why Should I Have Kids?

One guy’s preparation for his inevitable foray into fatherhood.

How to Be The Best Dad In The World to Your Daughters

One month ago, my dad left our physical world to be with us from the other side. He was a good man and the best dad I could have hoped for.


Douglas Luman considers boyhood and the difficulties of growing up in this “sourced poem.”

What I Learned From Interviewing My Grandfather

I want to share this with you in case you no longer have your grandfather alive or to inspire you to dig a little bit into the lives of your grandparents while you have the chance.

3 Simple Ways Guys Can Reach Their Goals

Guys can be productive and live the kind of life they want to live. How are you doing on your goals this year?

8 Pieces of Advice Nobody Else Will Give You About College

What every guy needs to know about college and future possibilities.

Tales of a First-Time Homeowner

The pain and suffering of becoming your own landlord.

The Boy She Would Have Been

Acting like and being treated “like a man” is almost always culturally prescriptive. Writer Abby Byrd confronts the boy she would have been — If I had been a boy, my parents would have named me “Jeremy.” Trying to imagine myself as the opposite gender is uncomfortable. It’s a mental chasing of my own tail; I […]

A Boy Who Could See Only Purple

Through intense, lyrical images, Dean Kostos presents the early life of an intense, lyrical boy.

6 Similarities Between LeBron James Finals Performance and My Stay at Home Wife/Mom

Even though his team lost, Travis Scott walked away with a new appreciation for his wife.

It Takes A Lot To Know A Man

Pretending to be someone you are not is hard work, sooner or later cracks start to appear. — A Poem by: Steve Biddulph There are men who wake up in the morning energized and happy. Whose partners and children love and trust them. Who do work they believe in and enjoy. Have loyal and interesting […]

Men Drinking, Boys Tormenting, Dogs Barking

Elvis Alves reflects on darker aspects of human nature in this ekphrastic (based on a piece of visual art) poem.