The Drill Instructor and the Boy Without a Father

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An old talk show episode about teaching teens respect has Eduardo García thinking about what it means to raise a boy into a man.

Will You Ever Grow-Up?: 7 Marks of Maturity

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Leadership expert, Dr. Tim Elmore, discusses the challenges of growing up in a culture that overwhelms and delays the process of becoming a mature man.

Building Empathy Helps to Prevent Bullying

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Open, honest communication with your child is vital to bullying prevention

The Most Uncool Thing I’ve Ever Written About Drinking

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With the trend of the lethal drinking game “Neknominations” becoming mainstream, Amy White wants to reach out to kids with her story … and doesn’t care how uncool you think it is.

Frozen Turned My Son Gay

Frozen Turned My Son Gay

A Mormon blogger is claiming that Disney’s new blockbuster is turning children gay, inspiring Aaron Gouveia to cast a critical eye towards his “Frozen”-loving son

Monsters University and Being a Young Man

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Monsters University reminds us that failing does not always stop us from achieving our dreams, something that more young men desperately need to hear.

“Respect, empathy and compassion for men, does not infer women do not deserve respect, empathy and compassion.”

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The Disposability of Boys

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The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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If a Single Film Could Change the Way We Raise Boys, It Might Just Be This One

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For many boys across America, living up to male stereotypes, burying emotions and feeling alone is the norm. “The Mask You Live In” is trying to crush this problem by confronting it head on.

Confused By Valentine’s Day? Not as Much as This Little Boy

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This little boy had never received a valentine from a classmate, and when it happened he had no idea what hit him.

What The Kings of Summer Can Teach Us about Becoming Men

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The Kings of Summer holds a powerful lesson for men young and old alike, one that Christian Clifton hopes more will realize before it’s too late.

“Crying is usually associated with sadness…not in heat of battle or…mortally dangerous situation.”

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I Sent an Opossum to Preschool in Place of My Son and No One Noticed

I Sent an Opossum to Preschool in Place of My Son and No One Noticed

When a preschool refused to see his son as anything more than an autism diagnosis waiting to happen, Steve Edwards decided to test the extent of the school’s diagnosis tunnel vision

“Society should be more supportive of parents like you…it means the reallocation of resources.”

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Longing for the Longhairs, or a World Where Men Are Different

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Melissa Potter almost always fell for the guys with long hair. And she finally figured out why.

Babies And the Rebirth of Men

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I wasn’t ready to be with a baby. I didn’t understand the rhythm of it. What was the beginning, middle, and end of this task?