How One Man Forgave His Father After Gay Conversion Therapy [Video]

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Mathew Shurka was put into gay conversion therapy when he was 16. He’s now able to talk about what life is like on the other side.

Lessons Learned From My Dad: A Father’s Day Tribute

Lessons Learned From My Dad: A Father's Day Tribute

Doyin Richards offers this tribute to his incredibly accomplished father, collecting five of the best lessons that his dad taught him about being a parent.

“I Don’t Love This Religion Anymore”: A Conversation With Zach Phelps-Roper

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Another of the Phelps family, Zach Phelps-Roper, has left the Westboro Baptist Church Cult and is telling his story. What are we to return to people who spew so much hate?

“Forgiveness is the Path to Healing, but is it Enough?”

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From One Dad Who Lost a Child to Another: A Message to Richard Martinez About Honor

Eminem’s ‘Headlights,’ Mothers, Sons, and Forgiveness

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Why did Eminem’s latest track blow up? Brandy Pettigrew has some thoughts on the subject.

How These Men Apologize Will Amaze You

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This could just be the best way to resolve all conflicts…

The Forgiveness Syndrome: Understanding the Payoff We Get From Screwing Up

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We all love the feeling of being forgiven. But to be forgiven, we have to hurt someone first.

Forgiveness Requires Humility

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Barry Adkins has taken a long road to find forgiveness. But he refuses to be collateral damage in an endless cycle of grief and hate.

How Being Bullied Helped Me To Trust My Parents

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A thank you note to my bullies.

The One Thing Crucial to Moving Forward After Being Hurt

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The hardest part of moving forward is allowing ourselves to forgive, Orin J Hahn has a few role models on why that is the most important step.

The Power Of, And Alternatives To, Forgiveness

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Ned Breslin with a deeply personal story about the ways in which he’s learning to heal from past trauma.

The Science of Character: New 8 Min. Film by Tiffany Shlain #CharacterDay

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Finish this sentence: I want to be …

The Good Men Project: We Aren’t Just For Good Men

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GMP executive editor James Stafford on what a cruddy guy like him is doing in a nice place like this.

Do You Have the ‘Hell No, I Won’t Let Go’ Syndrome?

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Nathaniel Smith shares how holding on to the past or obsessing about the future diminishes your ability to experience a full and happy life.

Confessions From A Lesbian: Why I Used to Hate Men

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Regina Cates once hated men for good reasons, but here is why they are now her closest friends in the world. I used to hate men. Maybe that is the stereotypical view men have about gay women, that we’re men haters, diesel dykes, and frustrated spinsters. But my reasons for starting out life hating men were valid.

Building Blocks and Band-Aids: A Story of Fathers and Forgiveness

Building Blocks and Band-Aids: A Story of Fathers and Forgiveness

Shadley Grei lived for thirty-five years without knowing his father. But, after he finally decided to forgive his father for their past, their relationship moved in a surprising direction.