How Raising Boys Has Made Me a Better Mom

3 Ways Boys Make Mom Better by Jenny Kanevsky

I learn as much from my sons as I hope they learn from me

Keeping Your Marriage Together Through Infertility

Keeping Your Marriage by Sarah Joy

Matt and Cheri Appling have held on through five years and countless treatments. Here’s how they’ve done it.

Freezing Your Eggs Benefits Your Employer. Is it Good for You?

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Accepting employer egg-freezing benefit and postponing pregnancy requires financial, physical and emotional education and analysis to make sure it is right for you.

Catawampus: The Fertility Process from a Man’s Perspective [Book Excerpt]


Stuart Burkhalter’s new book shares one man’s struggle with the modern fertility process.

The Vasectomy Files

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Jonathan Stack is traveling around the world to create a documentary film about vasectomies. Here’s why.

My Vasectomy, My Life-Insurance


A humorous meditation on the impermanence of things like fertility, power, satisfaction and life.

I Might Be a Father, But I’ll Never Know for Sure


Andy Bodle learns the harm in having an affair with a married woman.

How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Just Get a Vasectomy


A lighthearted look at how Ken Dafoe let himself be talked into what he should have gotten done years before.

Snip Decision: Why I Had a Vasectomy

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Jim Gray on the nitty-gritty details of his vasectomy, his experience of fatherhood, and how they go together.

The Childfree Life


I could have been a decent, if reluctant, father, just like my own father was. I’ve made a different choice.

Male Fertility Myths


Infertility is a topic shrouded in myth and misconception. AskMen addresses some of the common ones.

Think We Should Keep IVF Legal?


Men need fertility treatments just as much as women, writes Lee Rubin Collins, so “personhood” amendments are about their rights, too.

The Role Roundtable: Fertility Anxiety And Relationships


Nicole Rodgers and Hugo Schwyzer discuss the angst and the other problems associated with trying to have children.

Fertility is Suddenly an Issue of Timing, not Biology

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‘It’s time we start talking with some sensitivity and compassion about a growing type of women’s issue: “circumstantial infertility.”’

Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful

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‘Only when women truly accept and believe in the beauty they posses will others appreciate and respect them for it.’

The 10 at 10


McDonald’s tries to fix the economy, Jon Stewart isn’t happy with Obama, and Haiti has a new pop-star president.