Surviving Another Solo Christmas

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Dillan DiGiovanni shares the story of his another solo Christmas, what really happened during the first one, and what he’s learned from both.

A Letter To My Boyfriend’s Homophobic Family

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A young man sounds off on the hurt a family has caused to the man he loves. It was a gift worth returning: the “gift” of conditional love. Here is what he has to say to them.

So Your Daughter Wants to Play the Disney “Dazzling Princess” Game?

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Christmas is over. The paper is off the presents. And now it’s time to play…

These Cops Spent a Day Enforcing the Law of Human Kindness

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For the people caught in this sting operation by the Kansas City, MO police force, this Christmas will be one they’ll never forget.

All About the Holidays

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A number of writers familiar and new wrote for The Good Men Project this year. Here’s a roundup of some of their contributions.

What Would You do Without Christmas?

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Even though her Christian family didn’t celebrate the holiday, she’s discovered what Christmas really means.

My Jewish Family’s Christmas Tradition—German Pancake

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Many Jewish families have their own special Christmas traditions. Thomas Fiffer remembers—and recreates—his mother’s German Pancake.

100 Words on Love: The Christmases I Lost

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I lost a few Christmases. They went and they loped off like a spooked deer.

Rudolph’s Dad Is a Jerk: What My Daughter Taught Me About Modern Christmas

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Jim Gray watches his all-time favorite Christmas Special with his daughter, and is taken aback by her insightfulness. When did things change?

A Dad Calls for Putting Christ Back Into Christmas — and He’s Not Kidding

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Gavin Lodge struggles between his liberal humanism and the worry that his son will just see Christmas as a materialistic free for all. He has decided that he needs to bring more Christ back into the mix.

One Retail Worker’s View of Christmas

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Has this Holiday season got you down? Do you feel that everyone around you has lost the true Christmas spirit? You’re not alone.

A Few Well-Timed Words on Giving

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Many people find the pressure of the giving season overwhelming. Thomas Fiffer offers a balanced perspective on generosity.

Five Reasons For Dads-to-Be To Enjoy Pregnancy

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With baby nearly here, Dan Szczesny reflects on the first nine months and a little game he already plays with his nearly-born baby.

A Chaotic Christmas: One Family’s Tradition

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A fire house packed full of relatives and friends is a recipe for good memories, no matter how random things become!

Why My Sons Still Believe in Santa Claus

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Santa Claus will always exist as long as someone believes that giving is more rewarding than receiving.

Josephology

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This Christmas, Adam Prince focuses on St. Joseph, a nativity scene mainstay who is, nonetheless, often overlooked.