7 Reasons Why Fighting Is Good For Your Relationship

Fighting is good for the relationship

How can fighting be good for anything? Steven Lake explores how this works in relationship.

Performing Masculinity and Grief: a Death of My Own

Performing Masculinity and Grief by Hartwig HKD

Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?

The 3 Biggest Myths About Men


Jordan Gray talks about the three most challenging myths that men deal with regarding sex, money, and their emotions.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

Unemployment Affects Masculinity

Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

Landscapes of Tears Men Cannot Cry


Have you ever seen a man cry? How often?

5 Keys to Emotional Independence

5 Keys to Emotional Independence by Thomas Fiffer

Too often we give others the power to make us happy or sad. Thomas Fiffer offers five powerful keys to taking your emotional life back.

Review: Poems that Make Grown Men Cry


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

React or Respond? A Question for Grown-ups


Vaughan Granier believes adults need to learn to break the habit of an emotional reaction, and turn it into an emotional response. A considered one.

Why We Stay With People Who Hurt Us

Why We Stay by Dustin Gaffke

To reveal why we stay in painful relationships, Thomas Fiffer unmasks three unfair “trades” that keep us bound.

The 3 Things a Man Fears Most: An Exposé of the Male Psyche

The 3 Things by Caroline Bach

Men risk their lives serving in combat, fighting fires, and performing dangerous stunts, but we’re not fearless. Here are three non-life-threatening things that men find truly terrifying.

The Roots of Fear and Loathing: The Paradox of Fearless Masculinity

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What do men fear the most? Letting the veil slip and revealing who we really are, appearing unmanly.

Real Men Do Cry (& it’s Good for Them)

man crying

Bettina Goodwin investigates the age-old adage that “real men” don’t cry.

Ten Ways Men Touch Their Wives Without Touching Them

Touching without touch

Steven Lake shows us how we can touch our partner without touching.

A Measure of Understanding: Moving Beyond Grief

A Measure of Understanding

Written for a friend the day after her father died, these words evoke inexpressible feelings and open a pathway from darkness to light.

Too Much Sky


Angel Garcia brings us an encounter with the natural world and, with it, a moment of great resonance, startling emotional clarity.

The Greatest Lie Ever Told: Pain, Masculinity & the Spiritual Path

Preacher, Christian, Bible, Cross, protest

Ryan Kuja makes an inquiry into the connections between spiritual and emotional suffering and our path to transformation.