The Conversation I Was Never Prepared to Have

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How one doctor’s appointment felt like a life sentence for one writer.

Buckle Up: Sex, Blackmail and Game Theory

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John Edale explains how to get what you want, by limiting your own options.

Preparation to Die

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What does a psychologist do when despair leads to suicidal thoughts?

No Longer a Victim

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Donald D’Haene was on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’—twice—as a survivor of sexual abuse, not a victim.

A Hot Chip off the Old Block

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Pete Bate braces himself and takes his teenager to his first concert.

Take Care of Yourself And Your Soul

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Donald D’Haene has endured the insensitivity of strangers since coming out as a survivor of sexual assault 30 years ago. He offers a response to Todd Akin’s declarations on rape, and advice for survivors of any gender.

When Marriages End: Mistakes Men Make

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Men are encouraged to tell the people in their inner circles when their marriages are ending.

Disclosures: Finding a Voice for the Boy

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Rob Brown discusses the difficulties and barriers to disclosing his childhood sexual abuse.