Jordan Gray says that all arguments can be diffused… you just have to know what to do.
The first punch doesn’t matter so much, instead it’s all about the man who keeps swinging until the end.
Steven Lake examines practical ways of being that help in managing conflict with your partner. Not always easy, but well worth it.
Steve Almond’s reflections on having a baby boy, after a lifetime of trying to deal with aggression.
Ben Martin thinks about the awkwardness of correcting other people’s kids – and his hesitancy to accept other parents correcting his own.
Chris Bernholdt tries to teach his kids by example. It sounds like his son has been paying attention.
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Nick Jurczak reflects on the various lessons that his parents taught him that you’ll never learn in college.
Tsach Gilboa, with a cautionary tale dedicated to the young guy who tried to pick a fight in the Santa Monica gym elevator.
Vincent Daly had a scary encounter while out with his family, and now he has a plan for safety in the face of danger.
Chris Kyle learned early on that he better man up and sure as hell ‘Don’t cry!’ He learned later that vulnerability makes him stronger.
Pat Brothwell finds it sad that he is even writing an article about why drunken fist fights are stupid.
Greg White may not have the cojones to wear a skirt, but he’s certainly free to think about it.
Trish Everett offers two keys to moving on when a relationship is over.
Empathy, Aggression and the One Rule for Boys
How can Amazon.com produce a show as inclusive as “Transparent” and yet run a discount program that argues that moms (and moms alone) represent families? It’s time for that to change…
At some point, every man has to decide whether he will be the kind to stand outside or if he will crawl into the dark spaces of life for his kids.
If the weather has you cooped up with your partner, here’s how to cope and bond instead of snap and split.
Ty Phillips remembers the day his mother took the fall to stand between him and hurt.
It’s a problem that transcends labels and identities. So why is no one talking about this?
Lots of liberals are looking back on the lessons on Ferguson this week, but they seem to be ignoring one of the most important questions.
One dad transforms a brutal winter with record snowfall amounts into an amazing experience for neighborhood kids.
Susan Winter thinks it’s because society values the length of a relationship over the quality of its content.
The anger that I felt was the quiet kind.
Mikey Bolts covers the Marc Ronson/Bruno Mars hit “Uptown Funk” using the voices of your favorite cartoon characters.
Everyone is a writer, or at least they should be
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.