When is Enough, Enough?

Enough is Enough

How do you face the reality in what was to be forever, ending?

Portrait of Jealousy: A Man Accused

Portrait of Jealousy by Terry Moore

Did this man’s roving eyes really ruin the picnic outing, or was it his wife’s jealous nature?

Here’s the Bad News, Son

shiner photo by Martin Thomas

Steve Almond’s reflections on having a baby boy, after a lifetime of trying to deal with aggression.

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“Crying is usually associated with sadness…not in heat of battle or…mortally dangerous situation.”

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This comment by Mark on the post Men Have Tear Ducts Too

They Say It Takes a Village, But How Many Villagers Do You Really Want Raising Your Kids?

photo by clairity

Ben Martin thinks about the awkwardness of correcting other people’s kids – and his hesitancy to accept other parents correcting his own.

Teaching Kids to Deal With Bullies

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Chris Bernholdt tries to teach his kids by example. It sounds like his son has been paying attention.

My Parents Taught Me Four Things. They Finally Sunk In.

photo by phineas h

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Nick Jurczak reflects on the various lessons that his parents taught him that you’ll never learn in college.

Tomorrow’s Headline: Dude Found Unconscious and Bloody in Elevator

fight on elevator photo by srgblog

Tsach Gilboa, with a cautionary tale dedicated to the young guy who tried to pick a fight in the Santa Monica gym elevator.

Dad’s Defense: Facing the Dangers

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Vincent Daly had a scary encounter while out with his family, and now he has a plan for safety in the face of danger.

The Hidden Powers of Vulnerability

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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.

Why I Hate Fights

photo by diongillard

Pat Brothwell finds it sad that he is even writing an article about why drunken fist fights are stupid.

“Find what matters to you and hunt it down like Teddy Roosevelt would a wildebeest, or Hemingway would a Marlin.”

Ernest Hemingway goes after a Marlin and wins

This comment was by Thomas Pluck on the post A Letter to Masculinity

“There are boys who are NOT high-energy, not into wrestling or sports, and not into screaming. And they are not ‘acting like girls’.”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Let’s Stop Faulting Boys and Start Channeling Their Energy”.

The Kraken Inside Me

Kraken, homophobia, gay bashing, Tom Gualtieri

Tom Gualtieri switched from gay-bashee to basher, in the short amount of time it took to awaken his inner Kraken.

“The snitch factor came into play. It’s called survival.”

photo by carl-johan

This comment was by Tom B. on the post “See Something, Say Something: Should Bystanders be Forced to Report Crimes?”

“Women are not the benchmark for manhood.”

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This is a comment by Danny on the post “A Curriculum of Male Mentorship: 1/5″.