A woman wrote a brilliant letter about heartbreak that all men, young and old, should read.
At age fifteen, I found myself locked in a stupid death struggle with my best friend—for the attention and love of a girl.
Liam Day was a young boy when he first started wearing glasses. The athletes he fell in love with were the ones who wore glasses too.
Tom Burns remembers the exact moment he started loving his daughter as a person rather than as an ideal
Chris Parisi has experienced all the ups and downs, the heart ache and redemption, the pain and exhilaration of love. The object of his affection? The Boston Celtics.
Cindy Gericke woke up one day and realized that people write love letters to others..so why not themselves?
When asked to write about a first love, Hugh Krezel thought about the love that transcends, his love of wine.
The Pirates’ run to the National League playoffs was just yet another reminder of how much Chelsea Cristine loves the sports-mad Steel City.
Justin Zackal’s first love, the Pittsburgh Steelers, taught him all about loyalty, disappointment, and other matters of the heart.
Not many people marry their First Love, but marriage is still all about falling in love for the first time.
After working at jobs he liked, Dillan DiGiovanni took the chance and jumped into what would become his First Love.
Simms Jr.’s writes about the first thing that sent his heart racing. The Incredible Hulk punching someone.
She was 13 years-old when the sight of Mick Jagger first made Alyssa Royse tingle. And she’s been chasing the tingle ever since.
In my mind we’re frozen in time–I’ll always be the tiny little boy in front of my TV set looking up with adoration and she’ll always be the girl with those cheekbones, kicking that jerk in the nuts.
This heartbreaking text exchange with an emotionally abusive partner will feel all too familiar to anyone in a relationship characterized by domination and control.
“Sleepy Hollow” star Orlando Jones co-opts the Ice Bucket Challenge to reverse the hate resulting from Ferguson.
Justin Cascio looks at one of the most prevalent neologisms to emerge from social media, and how it works in social justice writing.
Watch this soldier surprise his family as they’re making a video to send to him in Afghanistan.
A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852
The new family-friendly Scooby Doo movie, “Frankencreepy,” curses Daphne by making her fat. What kind of message does that send to our kids?
The Off Parent goes off on his challenge of dealing with a difficult ex. While not all divorces are like this, some men will surely relate.
Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?
13 year old Xavier believes a continued culture kindness as a part of daily life can help with violence in adults
Mark Sherman recounts his struggle with finding relief in public places.
James Fell describes a bout with a pretty plagiarizer.
It’s probably not what you think. Chris Anderson explains, and compels us to take action.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.
There you see right above the couch a large framed portrait of the 40th president of the United States.