Fortune Cookie Advice: “Dive Into the Well of Grief”

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Boysen Hodgson from the ManKind Project stops into The Empowered Life with some awesome fortune cookie advice for men

Not Every Break Up Should Leave You Broken

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Not every relationship ends with happily ever after. But not every break up needs to break your heart either.

Could Indulging A Distraction Actually Make You More Productive At Work?

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We all deal with grief differently, and some of us, not too effectively. Here is Tyler Tervooren’s method.

9 Misfortunes Everyone Experiences That You Don’t Realize Are Blessings In Disguise

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Turn the way that you think of these common occurrences on their head—and transform your life in the process.

If Robin Williams Was Your Dad: A True Story

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Amy Scher’s father chose to end his own life. She’s proud of him, and she never judged his decision.

This Evangelical Mom Lost Her Gay Son, and She Wants You To Learn From Her Story

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When Linda Robertson’s son came out, she knew she’d always love him, but she thought she couldn’t accept his sexuality. Only after he drifted away and became addicted to drugs did she realize that she was wrong.

Coping With ‘Living Losses’

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Dr. Ken Druck knows what it’s like to lose a loved one, but he also recognizes the pain of dealing with the daily loss of someone who is still alive. Here, 3 tips for dealing with these living losses.

Performing Masculinity and Grief: a Death of My Own

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Randall Horton reflects on his own experiences with grief, and wonders why being a man is to be sentenced to a life bereft of emotional support?

The Mended Heart

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Losing his father at age nine fractured Thomas Fiffer’s heart, but he found his way back to wholeness.

Men Grieving Badly

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Randall Horton discusses violence as a part of men’s grief.

Vin Diesel Speaks About the Struggle to Finish ‘Fast & Furious 7′ After Paul Walker’s Untimely Death

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The shocking death of Paul Walker is still harrowing eight months later.

Bated Breath

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David Winner on the rules for oxygen under hospice care and the still moments in his mother’s final days.

Remembering My Lost Son, Who Would Have Turned Three Today

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Hera McLeod remembers her son, who was murdered at one year old, and pledges to try to make the world better in honor of his life.

Of Tears and Testosterone: Reflections on the Manliness of Grief

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Traditional American masculinity did little to help Miller Williams handle his profound grief. Here’s a glimpse into his process, and the experience that brought him to it.

My Son Died

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Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.

‘Torn To Pieces’ A Tribute To A Lost Father

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Brandy Pettigrew interviews Pop Evil’s Leigh Kakaty about the band’s moving hit single.