“Have you seen the baby?” So began a lifetime friendship with John Kevin Dark and his neighbor.
Toxic relationships have symptoms. This simple, six-step program from watchwellcast shows you how to diagnose relationships that are bad for you and restore your own emotional health.
Most of us live life by rules we set, but sometimes we want to break them. Mike Iamele did just that at a recent wedding weekend.
After the overwhelming response to his story about falling in love with his best friend, Mike Iamele wrote down some of the things he’s learned about love.
“There are friends who appear at just the right time, say the exact thing you need to hear, and without a single excuse they get why our lives are so precious.”
It didn’t matter if it didn’t fit my identity. It didn’t matter if it didn’t fit my sexuality. It just mattered if it brought me love.
Avery Jenkins, with a story about the fierce friendship between him and a fellow crew member as they were clearing the Appalachian Trail.
Sometimes it takes a few swear words and threat of bodily harm from a good friend to allow gratitude in.
Mark Greene believes men’s avoidance of emotional risk when making friends can often result in friendships that are impersonal and inauthentic.
Sarafina Bianco has advanced degrees in DV and PTSD. Here’s her crash course on what people should and shouldn’t say to survivors of trauma.
What begins as a simple nostalgic conversation turns into a much deeper emotional reconnection in RG Evans’s poem of male friendship.
Sean Melia on why you should check out these wow-worthy athletes.
Just for fun—a dog who has the best job in the world. He returns passengers lost items at the airport, and gets showered with hugs and attention in return.
Shane Koyczan nails it once again. Relationships, messy and soft and perplexing and beautiful. A first kiss that tastes like pepper. Love like a nuclear power plant plugged into the sun. And stating the obvious.
Jesse Kornbluth investigates this powerful children’s book.
Stevie Johnson stays sassy on twitter.
Author and co-dependence expert Robert Burney says we have a choice about who we fall in love with.
We all want more beauty. Adrian Millar offers 30 surprisingly simple ways to bring more beauty into our everyday lives.
“Doctor” Dave Kanegis offers an innovative Rx for finding your ideal mate.
We grew up with Derek Jeter; his retirement is the end of an era in our lives.
Democracy only works when most people vote and participate. Voting should be encouraged, facilitated, easy, and free from coercion and fraud.
Contemporary American political satirists such as Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, and John Oliver provide comic relief in the face of social injustice, but humor can undermine the fight to address serious issues.
“It was an honor to have you for 20 years. It will be my privilege to be a close friend the rest of your life.”
Do you love sports? Would your dream be to write about sports and get your stories in front of millions of people a month? Read on.
Brandon Billinger recently realized that he hasn’t been completely honest with his son and hopes that his little white lies aren’t sending a bad message.
Tony Posnanski doesn’t think he’s romantic. You might disagree.
You expect to find declarations of love and heartbreak in books and poems… But what about on the bathroom wall, the freeway overpass or the cracked concrete?