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.

Four Ways to Support and Appreciate Military Children

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GMP joins the nation in celebrating April as The Month of the Military Child

Why Couples Fight: The Real Cause of Conflict

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All couples disagree, most argue, and some slug it out with words day after day. Thomas Fiffer reveals the real source of discord, how it escalates to conflict, and how to stop it from derailing your relationship.

Rage Fu Hustle

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In this examination of a problematic father-son relationship, Jim Churchill-Dicks takes the rollicking camp of the cult film Kung Fu Hustle and combines it with the manic weirdness of dreams. The result needs to be read to be believed.

How Poop Taught Me To Be a Responsible Husband

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Ben Martin needed the rudest wake up call imaginable to learn to take responsibility for his actions in life and in his marriage.

Conflict? Don’t Take It Personally


In living in a world with 6.75 billion other human beings, we run up against each other all the time. Theresa Byrne wants you not to take things so personally.

Jedi Training for Resolving Relationship Conflicts

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Ben Stich knows some Jedi tricks for resolving marital conflicts.

Will Teaching Require Hazard Pay? One Teacher’s Confession.


The fear of school shootings has forced one teacher to quit the profession she loves most.

Psychology and the Chance of Bringing Peace to Syria


With 100,000 people killed and 10 million displaced, is there hope for peace in Syria? Yes. But only if we can overcome the self-defeating psychology of revenge.

Fighting a Lot? These Tools Can Help


Even the best relationships have conflict. But the trick to long-lasting and stable love is knowing how to battle it out in a healthy way.

Distracting Myself by Arguing With People On the Internet (Was I a Troll?)

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Uzi Peretz admits that change is one of the most difficult things for him to do, and to accept.

When Does a War Truly End?


Thomas Pluck believes that wars battle on until everyone touched by them is dead. And on and on they go.

Video: “3 AM” – Slam Poetry About Modern Manhood

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Carlos Andrés Gómez and Adam Falkner’s poem about the swirling messages about violence and sexuality in modern manhood.

Happy Birthday Nephew! I Miss You!

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Art Eddy wants his nephews to know he loves and misses them, and that he had a good reason for not sending gifts.

A Better Way to Be in the World

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John Lash believes that “people of all ages are looking for a better way to live, a better way to address struggle, and a better way to be in the world.”

A Presidential Address, a Father’s Prayer

Norman Rockwell Freedom From Fear

Kyle Wiley hopes for one thing for his family: Freedom from fear.