On the Pittsburgh Stabbing: “Boys are always stabbing and shooting up schools.”

High School Stabbings

Another massive act of violence has been perpetrated against our nation’s students. Why aren’t we mentioning education in our talks about prevention?

Korean Orphans and Empathetic Art

Korean Orphans by Kevin McGovern

“I always bring a pad of paper and pen to meetings. I start to doodle in order to stay focused. “ By the end of the meeting, he realized that he had drawn the Korean orphan without consciously making the decision to do so.

Those Bloody Refugees

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Geoff Ahern, a mental health clinician in Australia, couldn’t sleep. Here’s the powerful story of an asylum seeker that kept him awake, and yet another reason why we must spread love to all we meet.

6 Ways to Teach Your Child Tolerance

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An honest look at why we need to have real conversations with our children about tolerance.

This Video Reminds Us Why We Should Be Kind to Others

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May we always treat others with the benefit of the doubt, courtesy, compassion and respect.

For Crying Out Loud, Can We Please Stop Calling Them Highly Sensitive Men?

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Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?

Man Decides To Follow Son On His Daily Walk, Finds Him Feeding Stray Dogs (Photos)

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Article. Of. The. Year.

Two Single Dads Who Taught Me Everything

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There are two single fathers that showed Brandy Pettigrew what being a parent really was, and she’s so thankful for them both.

“I acted like an ass in front of my kids and put them in danger.”

Road Rage

This comment by Jonny on the post To the Ticket Agent as the Delta Counter

How I Wish Locker Room Conversations Would Go

Changing the Way We Define Manly

Changing the way we define manly. By Oluwatosin Awofeso.

Marcus Smart: The Pain Behind the Behavior

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Ava Parnass examines how the grief and pain Marcus Smart has been repressing are escaping a decade later in a messy way.

We Need to Talk About the C-Word(s)

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Andy Fraser steps into the gray area between cowardice and courage—and finds that doing nothing isn’t always the soft option.

A Compassionate Approach to Homelessness

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It’s possible to provide a handout that is also a hand up writes Chris Hicke. And Utah is showing how.

How to Channel the Infinite with the Help of a Saint

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Jacob Winkler has found that this one medieval prayer has many modern uses.

“By celebrating myself, I’m more able to celebrate others with genuine love.”

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This comment by Todd on the post The Importance of Male Self-Love

Letter From an Old Prisoner

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Don’t surrender to the darkness of these places. Don’t surrender to the darkness of any place.