How Conflict Can Create Love

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All couples experience conflict, says Dr. Bill Cloke, and it can either break connection or be the basis for deeper intimacy.

9 Facts About the Israel-Palestine Conflict On Which We Can All Agree

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Qasim Rashid helps us find a middle ground.

Unsexy Things Necessary for Staying Committed

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Sorry, folks. Date nights and weekend escapes just won’t cut it. Staying together means getting down and dirty in other ways, too.

Letting Go: A Mother Prepares for Her Son’s Enlistment

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In just two weeks Marilyn Weingard’s son Steven is leaving to help a nation at war. Here’s how she made peace with his decision.

Shattered

Shattered by Sam Galison

A wife falls apart, a marriage is broken, and a husband tries to pick up the pieces.

Do This One Thing And Your Divorce Won’t Harm Your Children

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Scared that divorce might damage your kids? Danielle Jacobs gives advice on how to keep things healthy and happy in the house.

The Grace, Power, Beauty, and Strength of Masculinity

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How many ways can we show what it’s like to be a man?

No, Really, What Are You Fighting For?

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Allan Mott asks this question: How would you feel and what would you do if tomorrow the world suddenly became the place you’ve always wanted to live in?

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.

Disney, Mom, and the Fear of Angry Women

Disney's Portrayal of Angry Women

A Loving Mom and Disney Set-up Unrealistic Expectations for Steven Lake When Coping With Women’s Anger

The Last Personality Quiz You Will Ever Need: A Storyteller’s Guide to the Examined Life

The Last Personality Quiz You Will Ever Need: A Storyteller’s Guide to the Examined Life

Steve Edwards wants you to know that thinking about your life as a story will tell you way more about your personality than any online quiz ever could.

Sign Language

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In this smoldering poem, Christopher Stephen Soden presents an encounter with another, different man, tapping into a male rivalry that many men will recognize.

Desperate Measures

Brothers

Using images of war, Steven Riel writes on a rivalry between brothers…and the ensuing fallout.

I Was on Fox Business Network

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Ken Goldstein appeared on Stuart Varney’s business show and was surprised at the level of rage the conversation sparked.

Why My Husband Will Never Have a “Good Wife”

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Stephane Wahl has found that truly being a good wife means that she’s not always such a ‘good wife’.

We Used to Be in Love, But Now? 5 Tips for Sustainable Love

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Christian Pedersen knows that there is work—real, honest work—involved in keeping love sustained.