A Lesson You Can’t Prepare For

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And one day the seat was empty. JC Perez-Duthie on how he dealt with a loss of a student.

I May Have Saved A Life

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Jonathan Bane comes head to head with seeing signs of domestic violence, and makes a choice.

Weaponized Infotainment

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The news has become a means to justify fear, ignorance, hatred, and prejudice. Kristen Diversi explains why we must change.

Shamelessness and Courage

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How can we tell if a person is showing true courage, and not recklessness or shamelessness?

Only the Bad Die Young

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A romantic longing for an enchanted world — where bad things only happen to bad people — has been a hallmark of health-conscious America for over a century.

Rethinking Your Hatred of the Elf on the Shelf: Christmas Has a Long Tradition of Being a Little Creepy

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The Elf on the Shelf—creepy or not creepy? Kelly McQuain thinks not.

Some Things I’m Afraid All Men May Fear

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Here are some things Jay Snook fears as a man. Do you fear them, too?

How to (Quite Possibly) Make (Girl)friends and Influence People…By Not Acting Like a Jerk

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“It seems to me that truly decent, above-board and non-threatening conversational overtures often get lost in the cascading white noise of street harassment and responses to it,” writes N.C. Harrison.

What a Pair of Great Big Apes Taught Me About Brotherhood

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“Little moments of brotherhood deserve our attention, even when they happen between a pair of great, big, hairy apes,” writes N.C. Harrison.

A Good Man in Monrovia Battles the Ebola Epidemic

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Good Men Project columnist N.C. Harrison discusses the altruistic efforts of Liberian ambulance driver Gordon Kamara, one of the best men he’s ever heard of.

The Hijab, Feminism, and Globalization

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Angelus Morningstar discusses the many problems with a ban on Islamic religious clothing.

Why I Empathize with Jessa Duggar…and Why Empathy Can Revolutionize the Internet

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“Empathy and good feelings can make the Internet a better and safer place for everyone,” writes N.C. Harrison.

Arrow Dynamics: Why I’ll Never, Ever Stop Aiming for the Target

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N.C. Harrison discusses how archery practice has helped him cope with rejection.

Promiscuity Without Entitlement, for Men

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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.

It’s All About Empathy: Having a Daughter CAN Make You More Aware of Women’s Issues (Seriously!)

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“A father who becomes awakened to the issues of women because of the tiny life that he has helped to create has become, by any measure, a better person,” writes N.C. Harrison.

The Dynamics of Polyamory and Couple Privilege

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“Polyamory must be tailored to personal circumstances; it is broad enough include both relationships that are entirely fluid, and ones that reinforce patterns of stability,” writes Angelus Morningstar.