Her Son Brought Light After the Darkness of Loss

She’d lost two of the men in her life, and the prospect of raising a son terrified her. Until he opened her heart to joy.

Call for Submissions: My Grandfather

A special look at relationships across the generations.

The Men I’m Missing

A voice on the radio sent me on a trip down memory lane.

How my Grandfather Saved my Life

We all have the potential to be anything in life— it is our decisions, the people around us, and their decisions, that shape our destinies.

What I Really Passed When I Passed by Grandpa’s House

Between his stories, I could think of only one thing. One day, I’ll be the one talking to the driver of a hearse.

When You Lose a Good Man: 5 Lessons for Daily Living

You know when you’re on the phone with your favorite person in the whole world and you can tell they are getting tired, but you aren’t ready to hang up yet? That’s how it feels to be teetering on the edge of losing someone you love. It’s excruciating. In the three weeks between his cancer […]

All the Men Went

In this remembrance of a grandfather, Charles Bane Jr. writes of coal mines and light, death and the sublime.

The Best Piece of Man-to-Man Advice I Ever Got

Tor Constantino believes some of life’s greatest lessons for manhood come from seemingly insignificant, man-to-man moments.

You’re Gonna be a Grandpa (Video)

This is one of the most touching pregnancy reveals we have seen, maybe ever!

Fishing With Grandpa

“You catch ‘em, you clean ‘em. That’s the rule. Right, dad?”

To the Ghosts of Christmas Past

The holiday season is not only a time for celebrating what we have, but also what we had. And who.

Dad Profiling: The Double Standard

Mike Spohr was trying to console his crying niece. Unfortunately some people only see what they want to see.

Again: A Comic Strip for Father’s Day

Enjoy this original comic strip for Father’s Day from Lunar Baboon

“My girlfriend would grill me after going to the grocery story. How many affairs can I have in 10 minutes?”

Edgar Ramsey and Jimbo talk about past girlfriends, sexual compatibility and why jealousy is their top deal breaker in relationships. Have you experienced jealousy in your relationships? Is it at the top of your deal breaker list, or is something else?

Dear John: He’s Not Homophobic; He’s Boring-Phobic

Dear John talks about a gay friend, a boyfriend who flees the bed after sex, and a gender-bending boy spending vacation with grandpa.

Pig Face Hangs Up His Mask

Grandpa prankster shifts strategies in scaring another generation