Hope is not the Poor Cousin of Faith

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Hope is the strangest thing. And at the same time, it is so familiar to us all. How can something be so strange and so familiar?

Landscapes of Tears Men Cannot Cry

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Have you ever seen a man cry? How often?

#NoFeelings: Why it’s Easier to Ignore Love Than Deal With it

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It’s much easier to just shun a beautiful notion such as love, than to accept our own faults and build the courage to give it another go.

How We Are All Responsible For Making ‘I Love You’ Completely Meaningless

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P-Hud (Paul Hudson) is back. And he’s taking Gen Y to task in this piece, for killing the meaning and power of the words ‘I love you’.

Insights From Women: What Men Need to Know

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Orin J. Hahn shows why the best way to understand women is to begin communicating.

“Shouldn’t a Gentleman be Primarily Concerned with Doing the Right Thing?”

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This comment by John Anderson on the post Return of the Gentleman

Return of the Gentleman

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Bettina Goodwin rethinks the the word gentleman, laying out 10 defining characteristics of what that means to the modern man.

Conflict? Don’t Take It Personally

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In living in a world with 6.75 billion other human beings, we run up against each other all the time. Theresa Byrne wants you not to take things so personally.

Six Tips For Feeling, Not Fixing

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Theresa Byrne says that by avoiding or resisting something, we give more power to it.

How To Love Like You Did When It Was New

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Mark A. Michaels & Patricia Johnson on how Love is profound interest.

“When a guy finds a safe place to talk without judgment, the floodgates open.”

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Great article, Aaron. I LOVE the last two sentences. As we’ve talked about, with many men it takes a gut wrenching, 2×4 club to the stomach sort of epiphany to want to talk. When my clients reach this point of pain, hunger, or fear…they finally call. When a guy finds a safe place to talk without judgment, the flood gates open. Sometimes it’s way too late. Even then it doesn’t matter. He needs to work on being better at his NEXT relationship.
Then he has to decide if he actually going to DO anything different. If nothing changes – nothing changes.
Title: When a guy finds a safe place to talk without judgment, the floodgates open.

On Being a Man

Sometimes we are alone.

Because sometimes it’s scary being a man.

We’re Men. We Don’t Talk About Our Feelings.

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Aaron Anderson describes how overcoming the stereotype of the silent stoic could help men take responsibility for their relationships.

When Your Child Comes Home Crying

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Nothing can bring out your inner Mamma or Pappa Bear faster than when your child comes home crying. Heather Gray has some advice on how to deal with this difficult parenting situation.

I’m Going to Take Down the Walls and Bare My Scars

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Arthur Dubay wonders why it’s relatively easy for him to open up to strangers, and much more difficult to do so with the ones he loves.

Sharing What This Man Feels

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Orin J. Hahn shares a peek inside the thought process of being a feeling man, and doesn’t think he’s alone.