Unholy Confession, Chapter Two: The Plagiarist Writer

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Last week, Andrew Lawes revealed his darkest secret. His Unholy Confession continues with the tale of the Plagiarist Writer …

My True Addiction

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From the time she read “See Spot run,” and saw the picture form in her mind, L.T. Lewis has been addicted to painting word pictures of her own.

I Lost My Brother To Alcoholism, And I Am An Alcoholic Too


Dana Bowman deals with the death of her brother while simultaneously admitting to her own struggles.

It Happened To Me: I Was “Manorexic”


Billy Procida comes clean about his battles with an eating disorder, and shares how difficult it was to seek help as a man dealing with anorexia.

Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Why So Many Men are Admitting to Faking Orgasms


As it seems, more men than you might think have such a tendency not to “finish what they start.”

Attorney General Holder Requires Recording of Interrogations, Unlike New York City

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A new Department of Justice policy says federal agents must record interrogations, as a way to protect against coercion and false confessions.

Stuff I’ll Cop to Just Because It’s 2 in the Morning

If I has a home desk, it would look like this.

JJ Vincent knows there are things some guys won’t admit to, but he’s feeling brave…and late night TV reception is crappy.

‘’Yeah’! Usher’s ‘Confessions’ Ten Years Later


Ten years ago, Usher released the best album of his career. It ended up being the last great album the music industry would release. Here’s why we still scream ‘Yeah!’

Yet Another Set of Confessions of an Alcoholic

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Larry Siskin knows there are two kinds of alcoholics…and that’s not the start of a bad joke.

Face to Face with Sexism in Brooklyn

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Nathan Zimmerman decided to confront sexism head-on…and got thrown out of a bar for his trouble.

A Modern Indignity

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When David Perez was 11, he had two stated goals: to become president of the United States, and to meet his father. Thanks to LinkedIn, he’s halfway there.

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The Pain of Separation and the Love Within


Poet Brian Bowers on grief and goodbyes, and the way love is woven through them both.

Did it Really Happen? On “Forgetting” Abuse.

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Cecil Murphy with a personal story about denial and facing hard truths.

In His Gurney He Walked His Daughter Down the Aisle


Erin Kelly reflects on the inspirational story of Scott Nagy.

Do You Believe in Ghosts?A Simple Question for All Hallows Eve.

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Wil Elrick is a 6’7″ ex-cop. He wrestled a bear. And he believes in ghosts. A lot of men would not admit this. Would you?

How I Was Taught to Have Sex Like a Cowboy


Gregory Jaquet tells how he thought he was supposed to “ride” his first sexual partner. And how he was wrong. I was late. I made love for the first time at 17. I know. Making love with a woman had been in my conversations with fellow boys for years by the time it actually happened. […]