Dear Son, Some Advice on Becoming A Man

Mom Christine Walker has wisdom and advice for her son as he grows into manhood. She shares it in this letter.

It Ain’t No Lie, Baby

Yes, I can be bi and in a monogamous relationship with a woman. No, I am not a unicorn. Daniel Crocker explains.

Top 5 Ways to Create Accountability in Your Fitness Regimen

Oh, that snooze button! I love it. And I hate it. I’m the kind of person who will hit the snooze button a few times before getting out of bed in the morning. Thankfully, I’ve trained myself to have at least a fairly good reason to get up right away and avoid the snooze button all together… Accountability!

Body Talk: What Vitiligo Has Taught Me About Empathy

Sometimes, accepting your body is really hard.

Fish Boil

Summer may be ending but Bill Yarrow still takes us to a fish-fry. Yet how often does a fish-fry make you contemplate your mortality?

‘Doesn’t the writer know the friend zone is a serious misogynistic double standard?’

“It’s OK for women to just want to be friends with guys.” This comment is by Christian on the post Relationship Intelligence for Men: Your Simple 12-Step Guide.

If Suicide were a Person

Quentin Lucas describes his past relationship with suicide.

Can a Man Fall in Love with A Life Saver?

What separates a good friend from a great one? Aditya Singhal shows us.

How I Lost My Sex Drive And Got It Back Naturally

It’s not always easy to get excited about sex after working eight hours a day and after that, taking care of your kids.

My Friend Died And We Are Loved

I’m getting a pedicure and listening to a business podcast when my girlfriend texts me that our good friend Marla died.

5 Ways to Make Life a Little Easier for Your Socially Anxious Friend

Just being there for them is a pretty good start.

Three Ways to Not Get Stuck in Post-Divorce Quicksand

How Jenny Kanevsky reframed her thinking after divorce.

How I Learned the 4 Keys of Friendship

Patrick Sallee learned how to be a great friend from a friend he’s sadly about to lose.

An Introvert’s Guide to Greeting Strangers, Vague Acquaintances, and Friends

For the introvert, the most desirable kinds of encounters are The Escape and The Smile. Failing these, you are doomed to The Conversation.

How to Survive Your First Year Post Divorce

Jenny Kanevsky found a safe, confidential place for friendship and advice in an online divorce support group.

‘I Never Had Any Friends Later On Like the Ones I Had When I Was Twelve.’

Dr. Steven Hanley on “Stand by Me” and male friendship.