What Can You Say Today That Someone Might Remember 35 Years From Now?

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The words were simple: “I’m sorry to hear about your father.” But for a young girl, they had an impact that spanned decades.

One Simple Habit To Crush Any Conversation: From CEOs To The Girl In The Bar

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Ever had one of those awkward conversational silences? Charlie Houpert has a simple way to avoid a big one.

Raise Your Hand

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We are a part of the change that is happening. And we’re asking you to be counted as a member of our community and part of that change.

Speak With Conviction: Uh, It’s Like, Really Important, You Know?

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“Say what you believe in a manner that bespeaks the determination with which you believe it.” ~Taylor Mali

You Probably Don’t Practice the Most Important Skill in Life

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You are a SOCIAL animal. So why accept social mediocrity?

Call for Submissions – Gay, Bisexual, Trans* Men

Come as you are. Tell us your story.

The Good Men Project wants to hear from gay, bisexual, and trans* men.

One Man Faces His Fear and Asks for a Conversation on Race

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Afraid his earnest plea will be taken in a negative way, activist Larry Swetman faces his fear and asks for an open dialogue on race.

How to Make Friends When You’re 40

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Luke Davis has an outline to making friends at forty, it starts easily enough.

Book Review: “The Parents’ Phrase Book”

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“The advice I offer is merely suggestion; granted, it is really awesome suggestion, but the words you use are entirely up to you. You are the parent; I’m just some guy on the playground.” – Whit Honea, author, The Parents’ Phrase Book

Why You Want to Let Go of Your Story


Dillan DiGiovanni suggests that another way of freeing ourselves from our inner turmoil and struggle.

Five Suggestions for Talking to a Guy About Difficult Topics

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Andrew Smiler provides five conversational tips to help boys and men feel more comfortable during challenging conversations.

You’re Black; So Why Do You Talk White?

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Despite growing up as young black male in the “hood,” facing all the same challenges—like violence and poverty—my voice, moreover the way I talked, somehow made me less black than others.

Conversation Hack: Speaking of I

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Gregory Jaquet shares useful tricks that can help improve relationships through more peaceful conversations.

We Eat Stereotypes For Lunch Around Here

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One of the reasons we started The Good Men Project was to dispel the notion that all guys were interested in was sex, sports and beer.

It’s Not Our Story – It’s Your Story

Is there room for all of us?

There’s a long history of groups policing other people’s stories, deciding whose is right and wrong. JJ Vincent would like to see that stop.

The Gender Connection: A Conversation About The Future of Boys

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Between Mark Sherman and Lisa Levey, 10 of the people they love the most are boys and men. The issues of men and boys is critically important to them. They are starting a conversation to try to bridge the gap.