Escaping From My Father’s Violence

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Ty Phillips grew up under the shadow of violence. But he’s made sure it doesn’t darken his own home.

A Belated Thank You to My Mother

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Ty Phillips remembers the day his mother took the fall to stand between him and hurt.

Do You Want to Talk Seriously About Men?

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Thomas Fiffer challenges the media to engage in a serious, two-sided conversation about the roles and responsibilities of men and women in breaking the cycle of violence and abuse.

The Year In Sports: A Look Back at the Biggest Stories of 2014

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From the Sochi Olympics to the NFL’s epicly bad year to the World Cup to athletes speaking out in the wake of police killings, Mike Kasdan reviews all the biggest stories we covered this year at The Good Men Project Sports

Does Spanking Hurt Children? Our Writers Speak Out

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It’s long been accepted as normal, even necessary, but research indicates it is ineffective and possibly damaging. What is your opinion on spanking?

My Father Beat Me For Not Being a Racist

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He didn’t know why his father wanted MLK dead, and he didn’t know what the KKK was. But he knew his father was a racist, and he wasn’t going to be like him.

Why I Believe My Son’s Life is Safer if He Questions Authority

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Respect for authority is great, but blind obedience can leave a child open to all kinds of abuse.

Why Roger Goodell Needed to Punish Adrian Peterson to Save Himself

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After much debate and speculation, Commissioner Roger Goodell handed out the league’s punishment to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

The Example of Adrian Peterson: Where We Stand As a Society On Child Abuse

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Wai Sallas is thankful that this year’s Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice cases finally forced a broader national discourse – and the NFL to get tough – on crimes of domestic violence and child abuse

Love Is Not a Defense for Abuse

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MaleSurvivor Executive Director Christopher Anderson reminds us that love does not guarantee that parents will keep their children safe.

BREAKING: Adrian Peterson Avoids Jail Time . . . . And We Are Still Asking The Wrong Questions

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We’re still focused on the wrong thing in the Peterson child abuse case.

Do the Hosts of “The Talk” Really Think a Woman Hitting a Man is OK?

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Sure, it’s “just entertainment” but it is also a belief system that condones the abuse of men. Why do we think that is funny?

Adrian Peterson, Child Abuse, And Why It Doesn’t Matter If That’s How You Were Raised

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People who were raised with corporal punishment and say “But I came out just fine” are wrong, writes Aaron Gouviea. Those people did not turn out “just fine” because they still think that using weapons against a child and beating them bloody is acceptable behavior.

Why Hitting Women and Children is Not What Men Do, Period!

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Abusing loved ones only teaches that bigger, stronger people can hurt smaller, weaker people. MEN don’t do that!

What The NFL Cares About

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Questions about the NFL’s morality miss an important point. The NFL doesn’t really have any, because all it cares about is revenue and image.