10 Cliches Not to Say on a First Date

first-date-cliches

There’s of lot of advice for what to do on a first date. Eric Santos offers a list of “please don’ts”.

Reinventing the Pickup Strategy: Approaching Women Like a Gentleman

4026337443_a5b6943751_z

You can have a mindful pickup strategy. If you are true to yourself, it’s not a pickup strategy at all. It’s simply an honest way to meet someone new.

Participatory Media: Somewhere Between a Media Company and a Community

community

The Good Men Project is the best type of participatory media. We encourage you to participate. We help you succeed

My Wife Tells Me 10 Things I Do That Make Her Happy

Life Is Fleeting

Steven Lake interviews his wife to find out what he does that makes her happy. There were some surprises.

“A Glimpse of What Enlightened Masculinity Might Look Like” Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project

Why We Need More by Atos

Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.

What Happened When Two Modern Dads Met For Dinner

restrnt 1

It was supposed to be just a dinner. Jeff Bogle found it was so much more. “We were engaged in a conversation men of previous generations rarely could and therefore rarely did have.” Here’s what happened.

Communicado

Phone

Sam Pittman considers the relationship between poetry and more prosaic forms of communication in this father-son poem.

How to Start (And End) a Conversation

photo kevinvanden

The only way to get good at being human is to talk to more of them. But here are tricks to carry a conversation or end it whenever you want to.

“I had a bucket list at 17 years old.”

before I die photo by digital temi

This comment was by Hell_on_Wheelz on the post “4 Ways Living in Another Country Will Change Your Life of the Better.”

We Eat Stereotypes For Lunch Around Here

we eat stereotypes for lunch photo by marcsamsom

Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project. No ads. A free book. And a lot of broken stereotypes about men.

Good Boy

Michael Ellis on Being a Good Boy

Michael Ellis talks about how counter-productive the well-intentioned the phrase ‘be a good boy’ can be.

How to be a Modern Dad in 5 Easy-to-Follow Rules

tsach-son_marina_drasnin_gilboa

To be an engaged and present parent, Tsach Gilboa offers five simple guidelines to live by.

Lessons from #NotAllMen/#YesAllWomen

lessons couple FaceMePLS.jpg

#YesAllWomen wasn’t an attack; it was an almost unprecedented invitation to listen. Devin McCutchen shares what we can learn from these six words.

“Living at this time, on this edge, is exhilarating and can bring out the best in us.”

photo itzafineday flickr

This comment was by Jed Diamond on the post One of the Most Important Conversations of the 21st Century. How Can You Join? Let Us Count the Ways.

One of the Most Important Conversations of the 21st Century. How Can You Join? Let Us Count the Ways.

conversation photo by maassimo_riserbo

The Good Men Project is the only large-scale international conversation about what it means to be a good man in the 21st century. There are plenty of ways to join in.

Elders Institute: Ideas for a New Conversation

old man looking left

Paddy Murray discuses the “Elders Institute”—a big idea being grown one remarkable elder at a time.