Dump Your Toxic Friends

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We spend a lot of time examining and looking out for toxic relationships but give very little consideration to the possibility that we have toxic friends.

My Pal the Bully

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When Jon Magidsohn’s son and one of his friends have a falling out, Dad wonders what part of the story he’s not hearing.

We Need a Witness to Our Lives


Duran Price discusses the importance of investing in human relationships and why being present in our friends’ lives mean everything.

‘Hey Girl': A Photo Essay Celebrating Men


Anna Birkás has been inspired by the awesome men in her life to create these images reflecting their freedom of self expression.

How to Do the “Skills a Man Should Know” (Humor)


JJ Vincent gives his personal instructions on mastering a list things that we’re supposed to know. To impress chicks. Or other dudes. Or something.

Alone at Life’s Threshold

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College senior, Dan Ferman, admits he’s scared. Nevertheless, he embraces the challenges ahead.

How to Make Friends When You’re 40

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Luke Davis has an outline to making friends at forty, it starts easily enough.

Why Guys’ Night Out Might Be More Important in Middle Age

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A new study suggests guys’ night may yield real benefits in emotional maturity for increasingly-isolated middle-aged men.

Thank God for Community

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Roger Torbert has seen the change since God put men in his life to help and support him.

A Month of Thankfulness: My Friends

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Chris Hicke doesn’t always find it easy to find it easy to make friends, but once he got into the metal scene, he really started to understand gratitude.

Why Can’t We Be Friends? Oh, Wait. We Can!

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JJ Vincent is convinced that men and women can be friends…if other people will let them.

How Young Men Can Deal With The Stresses Of Peer Pressure

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Dealing with peer pressure can very stressful for many younger men, here are some suggestions on how to manage the stresses and anxieties of dealing with peer pressure.

“The problem with bromance is there always has to be this sexual subtext, a ‘will they, won’t they’ approach. This is unfair to everyone.”

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This comment is by Skull Bearer on the post 10 Things Straight People Say to Their Gay Friends That Make Me Want to Vomit

What Our (Straight, Married) Best Man Taught Me About the Value of Family

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A best man supports the marriage of his friends, long after the reception.

The Best Man Money Could Buy

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Ernie R writes to The Good Life of two best men: his own, and himself.

“Straight men learned from gay men that physically affectionate, emotionally intimate friendships are not unmanly.”


These are comments by David May and Rick on the post “For The Love Of God, Please Stop Saying ‘Bromance'”.