Me? Entitled? You Must Be Talking About Somebody Else

Jenny Kanevsky takes a hard look at her behavior and realizes the opposite of entitlement is respect.

No Elegies for Porn Stars

Dean Kostos’s newest book, This is Not a Skyscraper, contains many gems. This reflection on a porn watcher’s sense of entitlement to the attention of a neighborhood porn star–“earned by years of yearning”–is one such standout.

You Are Not Entitled to be Happy

If you think that happiness is something that you are entitled to, or something the world just owes you, then you are absolutely kidding yourself.

Promiscuity Without Entitlement, for Men

Angelus Morningstar explains how men can enjoy being promiscuous without having to resort to pick-up tactics and other behaviors that can demean their sexual partners.

Defending Women Doesn’t Make You Less of a Man

James Michael Sama reminds us we’ve evolved and says it’s about time we started acting human.

Empathy Can Bring Light to the Internet’s Darkest Places

Remember, there is another human being on the other side of the page writing what we read.

Enabling Princesses: When Being a Good Daddy Goes Too Far

David Guba looks at a recent news story about an American fathering “claiming” a kingdom in Africa to make his daughter a princess and considers what lessons the father might be teaching his young heiress.

Anger and the Superior Man – Is it about Gender or Personal Inadequacy?

Graham Phoenix looks at the anger surrounding the recent shooting in the US, and explains how it all relates to an expression of personal inadequacy.

My Son Got Arrested But It’s Not His Fault

Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.

The Myth and False Lesson of Independence

Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?

Drive Less, Save Your Soul

Jackson Bliss explains why driving, social disconnection and cultural narcissism are all interconnected

Styles of Entitlement

Our entire culture feels entitled, but men and women have different ways of expressing it.

Does Wealth Breed Callousness? (Video)

Psychological researchers explore the affect money has on the brain.

“It’s not just porn, kids also see adult material easily through movie trailers, video games, TV channels, etc.”

Do you think the accessibility of sexual images is causing damage to the sexual health of the upcoming generation? Or do you think that it’s just a natural effect of living in a more liberated society? How did sexual images affect YOUR childhood?

Guess Who Created Your Little Bully?

Lisa Dixon-Wells, bullying prevention expert, on bullying behavior: how it starts, where it leads, how to stop it.

Why Do We Live With Lies in Marriage?

We’re fixated on infidelity, even entertained by it. But there are worse breaches of trust, unglamorous difficulties that stress and end marriages, problems our society tends to very badly.