Is The World Really Ready For Emotional Men?

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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.

‘Why Don’t You Cry About It?’ Unlocking The Power Of Men’s Tears

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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)

5 Ways Men Can Cry Their Way To A More Fulfilling Relationship

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Jordan Gray was emotionally shut off to the world for years, until he cried his way into a better relationship with himself.

She Cries, He Shuts Down. Why?

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Richard Gatley reminds us that men do feel emotions but often lack the training to express them.

Cry If You Want To: Why Emotional Guys Are Healthier And Happier

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“Nobody likes a cry baby”, screams society. Dan Scotti on why that’s so, so wrong.

Why Positivity Doesn’t Always Mean Success

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It’s ok. You can cry it out.

The Terrifying Conversation That Taught Me About Real Trust and Intimacy

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Natalie Vartanian on open relationships.

As Tears Go By

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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.

Daddies Cry Too

Daddies Cry Too

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.

How To Be A Man (In 3 Easy Steps)

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Jordan Gray says that in order to be a man, you must first decide on your own personal ideals of masculinity.

Soccer Is Not Manly. What!?

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“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

Of Tears and Testosterone: Reflections on the Manliness of Grief

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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.

Review: Poems that Make Grown Men Cry

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Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus reviews Poems that Make Grown Men Cry, a new anthology of poetry that will move even the toughest of guys.

Let Him Cry

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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.

What It Was Like to Tell My Sons That I Have Cancer

What It Was Like to Tell My Sons That I Have Cancer

Ken Richter recently had to inform his two young sons that he had been diagnosed with stage-3 cancer. This is what happened.

Dear Ally, Thank You For Giving This Man Permission to Cry

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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.