How do you face the reality in what was to be forever, ending?
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.
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Tom Gualtieri switched from gay-bashee to basher, in the short amount of time it took to awaken his inner Kraken.
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For the sake of his sons, Kozo Hattori challenges himself to find compassion for Ray Rice. ___ My first reaction to the TMZ video of Ray Rice knocking out his then-fiancée was not only horror[Read More...]
How to make an informed decision before you pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.
Speaking for men who are drawn to violence, Ed Harkness writes compellingly on “why we love the vein of coal /inside us” in this recollection of a harrowing bullying episode.
“Thank you for turning Minecraft into what it has become, but there are too many of you, and I can’t be responsible for something this big.”
The difference in not about the label, but rather the absence of fear.
A major step forward for Ukraine and its eastern rebels – but the tough part is still to come.
At times, we all find ourselves soul searching. Dave Kanegis offers a “Mind Acrobatics” exercise to help us maximize the benefit of reflection.
Alex Steed explains how his love relationship with alcohol soured, and how he and booze finally—and recently—broke up.
How can we deal with life’s frustrations? Vaughan Granier shows us.
Taylor Swift topped the charts with “Shake It Off,” but Josh Rinder and his daughter shake it to a whole new level.
Jon Vaughn shares the story of the remarkable relationship between he and his daughter, despite growing up in different ways.
We must demand the police “protect and serve” and respect us. We must also, cooperate and facilitate their very difficult job and respect them.
Cameron Conaway isn’t a car guy, but when he attended Cadillac’s media drive for the 2015 ATS Coupe he felt the pull to become one.
Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.
An unexpected note from a stranger convinced a family that baseball can be a magical game.
Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.