How Would You Stand up to Your Abuser?

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If you are a man in an abusive relationship, this woman might have a message of strength for you. “You need to find the courage to get away from anything that’s unhealthy.”

Walking the Path of Bravery One Step at a Time

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Sometimes, learning about the power within us as men arrives in the most wonderful ways.

Touch Me: When Uncertainty Outweighs Perception and Stigma

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This man has HIV. Sheltered from human contact, he takes to the streets of Helsinki to challenge the power of stigmas.

Bravery Is As Simple As Being Yourself

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Living an authentic life takes courage—which makes Caitlyn Jenner … brave.

Why I Find Single Parenting to be an Extraordinary Act of Bravery

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For all the men and women who didn’t plan to raise their children alone, but are doing it anyway.

Shamelessness and Courage

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How can we tell if a person is showing true courage, and not recklessness or shamelessness?

Hidden Heroes: How a Call to Pizza Hut Saved a Life

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This PSA about domestic violence may look like a prank call, but it’s the reason Cheryl Treadway is alive today.

Banding Together: The Voice of Youth in Baltimore

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A young group of former gang members shed light on a different side of the Baltimore riots.

A New Dad Hits a Bump in the Road to Happily-Ever-After Family: He May be Doing It Without His Mom

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The joyful path to fatherhood was shaping up for Anthony Romeo. Adoption plans were under way. Then he got the call from the one person he thought he could count on forever. “It’s cancer.”

Bravery and the Political Class: Why Expectations Are Low for Our Current Crop of UK Politicians

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Is there a lack of bravery in UK politicians? Peter Kirby-Harris discusses. _____ It is widely understood that David Cameron is an excellent debater. Both his experience at the Oxford Union during his undergraduate days and being Prime Minister for the past five years should give him the edge over his rivals in upcoming leadership […]

What is the Paradox of a Real Man?

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Real men are not simple creatures, but a wonderful, beautiful, amazing paradox.

Who’s the Man in a Dangerous Situation?

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“The only real man there was the man with the gun.” Five guys are kicked out of a café for discussing masculinity, the Martin Place Siege, and Fred Nile.

What I Want My Kids to Know About 9/11

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This week, many parents wondered what to tell their children about the commemorations of the attacks on the World Trade Center of September 11, 2001. One blogger wrote down some pretty compelling talking points.

The Science of Character: New 8 Min. Film by Tiffany Shlain #CharacterDay

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Finish this sentence: I want to be …

3 Keys to Happiness From a Dying Teen

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About three months before he passed away, 17-year-old Sam Berns gave this beautifully moving TEDx Talk explaining his dislike for obstacles and his strategies for overcoming them.

Our Roots: A Letter to My Husband After His Second Affair

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After her husband had two affairs, Annah Elizabeth asked herself what kept her coming back. And she realized she wanted to define her husband by all that was good.