Jordan Gray says that the world is becoming increasingly open to a new definition of what it means to be a man. The biggest difference? How we treat men’s emotionality.
What most men truly want is to feel loved, connected and alive —and yet far too often we allow our shame to keep us detached. Dan Mahle on how this can change. (Part 2)
Jordan Gray was emotionally shut off to the world for years, until he cried his way into a better relationship with himself.
Ben Shaberman shares how he became a man who cries. It was a surprise, beginning with a movie and an unexpected connection to his father.
After his young son announced that “Daddies don’t cry,” Michael Bryant had to explain to his son why everyone—Daddies included—occasionally needs to have a good cry.
Jordan Gray says that in order to be a man, you must first decide on your own personal ideals of masculinity.
“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren
Traditional American masculinity did little to help Miller Williams handle his profound grief. Here’s a glimpse into his process, and the experience that brought him to it.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, a new anthology of poetry that will move even the toughest of guys.
Adam Dyer recalls feeling trapped as an angry young teenager. And as a man, having to bargain with society to let him express his emotions.
Ken Richter recently had to inform his two young sons that he had been diagnosed with stage-3 cancer. This is what happened.
You gave us, the men in your life, the permission to cry. And we needed it. As a matter of fact, we still need it.