Call for Submissions: Gratitude

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What are you grateful for?

5 Ways to Keep Your Son Out of Prison

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How Kozo Hattori is proactively keeping his sons out of jail.

What a Man Does for the Woman He Loves

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This husband takes devotion to a whole new level.

Why I’m No Longer Using the C-Word

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Kozo Hattori investigates the fundamental misunderstanding about the C-word.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Why I Practice Compassion?

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Kozo Hattori explains why he practices compassion above all else while raising his sons.

Positive Divorce: Upward and Onward After Splitting Up

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That my ex-wife has found new love is a wonderful thing for her, and for my kids. She deserves to be happy. And the happier she is the happier my kids are, and tangentially, the happier I am as well.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Confessions of a Bad Father

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Kozo Hattori confesses his biggest failure (so far) as a father.

Is Compassion Really the New Cool?

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The drive to show “masculine compassion” misses the point about human struggle.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Spanking is Not the Problem

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Is all this focus on physical abuse missing the point?

Finding Happiness in the Vulnerable Self: Rikin Vasani’s Journey

Finding Happiness by Rikin Vasani

Sometimes, a guy just sits down in front of the camera and spills. This is one of those times.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Compassion for Ray Rice

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For the sake of his sons, Kozo Hattori challenges himself to find compassion for Ray Rice.  ___ My first reaction to the TMZ video of Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancée was not only horror and alarm, but also fear and compassion for Janay Palmer, specifically, and all women, in general. I have no doubt […]

All She Could See

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Her assimilation was so complete and thorough, all she could see was her education.

Count Your Scars as the Number of Times You’ve Been Healed, not Wounded

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Forgiveness is a choice many never make due to not understanding that blame is self-harm, while forgiveness is the highest act of self-love.

Fierce Compassion: Why Men’s Compassion is Unappreciated

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Are men more compassionate than women if we expand the definition of compassion?

Philadelphia’s Decriminalization of Marijuana is the Model to Follow.

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It is high time for a drug policy grounded in science, compassion, economics and health and human rights

Raising Compassionate Boys: Letter from An Absent Father

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Kozo Hattori writes a letter to his sons in case he dies.