A 2-Minute Video For When You Need To Dig Deep

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We often use metaphors from fighting to get through the struggles of our everyday lives. Here’s one inspiring video that shows why.

Perfect vs. Real: How to Enjoy Our Partner’s Imperfections

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Transformations coach Liz Foglesong offers thoughts on how to mend the rift between our unrealistic expectations and our partner’s true beauty.

WARNING: Violent Street Fight (Gracie Breakdown)

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Rule 1 of how to win a street fight: Avoid the street fight. Rule 2: Know the basics of hand-to-hand survival.

Here’s the Bad News, Son

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

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Why My Husband & I Don’t Fight

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Bettina Goodwin discusses her marital foundation—how her and her husband are able to cultivate constant harmony with one another.

Fighting Spirit: When Tables Turn On the Bully

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This is the world we’re giving you, kids. A world in which one or more people will video what’s happening instead of helping.

How to Be With Your Partner When She Pushes You Away (in 2 Steps)

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Christian Pedersen describes two simple steps that separate you from connecting with a partner who is distancing herself.

Does Anger Belong In Loving Relationships?

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Dr. Bill Cloke meets a lot of angry couples in his therapy practice, but he’s developed an effective system for resolving conflict without screaming and yelling.

Blood Lessons: Stepping Into the Ring and Pushing Back Against Life

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Martial artist, coach, and award-winning war correspondent, Shawn Rhodes shares what he’s learned from his years on the mat.

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Fouad Alaa says that since fights are inevitable, couples should find ways to build from them, rather than fall apart.

How To Tell Someone Off Without Being A Sexist, Racist A*Hole

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It’s okay to give someone a piece of your mind. Just make sure it’s an intelligent piece, that actually communicates something.

Hitting My Son

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David Karpel on training his son in self-defense and character development.

War. What Is It Good For? Still Absolutely Nothing.

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Marines who fought at the battle for Fallujah are now wondering if they fought in vain. Which prompts Michael Kasdan to seek an answer to the question of what war is really good for.

“How should a man handle himself when challenged?” Comment and Open Thread

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This comment is by Sean, on the post Is Fighting a Part of Manhood

To the Year 2014, A Promise. [A poem]

Over the Times Square News Years Eve Ball 2013 to 2014

A poem by Bruce Ditman.

It’s Not Just Men: a Woman’s Journey to Learn Empathy

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Valerie Greene took away one last lesson from her marriage before it ended that changed how she understood Men.