The Engaged Diaries: When I Knew I Wanted to Marry Her

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Himay Zepeda on recognizing the moment when…

How Being A Momma’s Boy Is Totally Bad Ass

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Himay Zepeda has been called a momma’s boy, and he totally digs that. Here’s why.

Rising to the Challenge of Life’s Gauntlet: How to Keep Your Steel Sharp

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Alan Bishop’s call to arms: “The gauntlet we call life is out there…waiting.”

Three Conversations To Have Before Your Children Leave For College

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A lot of the trials of college life can be mitigated by some simple conversations.

Failure Is An Option

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Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.

The Function of Adrenalin in Boys’ Rites of Passage

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The young generation can be a threat to the status quo, or an energy source that needs direction, depending on how we meet the challenge.

Why We Run

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Long-distance runner Jeff Swain loses himself in the Allegheny Forest.

I’d Court You If I Didn’t Have to Objectify You First

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A young man can’t take the first step toward long-term love, getting a date, because he can’t separate sexual attraction from objectification.

A Family Law Attorney on Gratitude

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Adversity fosters gratitude.

Where I Went on Vacation: 11/24

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Where have you been?

Proud to Be an American

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Only by traveling abroad does Kyle Carpenter appreciate what it means to be an American.

“I wouldn’t blame anyone for having a difficult time deciding whether to give up their badge.”

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This is a comment by Kaleb Blake on the post “Eagle Scouts Returning Their Badges for LGBT Equality”.

Are You a Warrior? A Mudder? Neither? Both?

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The Warrior Dash and Tough Mudder draw very different types of competitors.

Are You Man Enough for Therapy?

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It takes courage and strength, but it’s worth learning how to benefit from a therapeutic relationship.

Leap of Faith

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Atalwin Pilon took a leap of faith—into another country. Then he did it again, and again.

Comics: Body Bags Creator Jason Pearson Flirts With Suicide

The talented writer/artist has really been in the struggle this week. We follow the story.