How to Make a Stranger Happy

It is National I Want to Make You Happy Day! Here is a young man who will show you how to do this with strangers. Go for it!

The Top 10 Reasons Being a Boy Mom Rocks

Being the mother of two awesome sons is the best thing since… the Barbie Dream House.

The Day My Son Wore a Princess Gown

Tara Wood, mom of seven, was surprised by her husband’s joyous response to their son twirling in a princess gown. He let the boy be himself, because isn’t that what parenting is all about?

Hugging Your Way To Happiness And Relationship Success

Dr. Steve shows us that hugging not only feels good, it can improve your overall health and relationship happiness.

Should I Be Worried if My Husband Asks for Space?

The softly spoken words asking for some time are not a reflection of you not being a good partner.

The One Thing I Did to Rescue My Marriage

His marriage suffered because he was afraid to give in to what his heart and mind were telling him.

Comment of the Day: “I am an officer at a prison where macho is important.”

This comment was by Tom and originally appeared on the post “Why People Think My Boyfriends and I Are Gay”.

A Hug a Day Keeps the Sad Away!

No matter what type of day you are having, this snappy little tune and cute video shows us the importance of “hugging it out!”

8-Step Guide to an Awesome Hug

An awesome hug is an exquisite gift you can give yourself (and others) today. Here’s how to do it properly.

I Love You, Man: 5 Tips For Stepping Into Modern Masculinity

Dan Mahle grew up not being able to say “I love you” because he thought the words were too emotional. Thankfully, times have changed.

Have You Hugged Someone Today? Do it Now!

Hugs are awesome, healing and powerful, and since we all have an endless supply, be generous and hug, hug, hug

“…one of the players hugged him and kissed him on top of the head…”

This comment by Adrian on the post Yeah, I kiss My Sons…So What? My son, who is now 32, always gave the best kisses. I was watching a story about a boy who had lost an eye to cancer. The boy was a huge USC football fan, and at age 11 he was told he’d […]

I Miss the Hugs from My Students

On the last day of school a group of my students drew a picture of me and my drum set in chalk on the blackboard. I miss their smiling faces and their warm hugs; most times it was the only hug I would get all day.

A Hug for a Haircut

Every Wednesday in Hartford’s Bushnell Park, a barber sets up shop to give free haircuts to anyone who wants one—the homeless to longtime clients all pay the same fee: one hug.

The Return of Love

The “Love, Recorded” column returns: Matt’s wife comes back from Korea, but this time, it’s different.

“I may not have been the perfect father, but I know that I was and still and am an awesome dad.”

These are comments by Bek Caruso, Michael Taylor and Von Newman on the post “This is What Real Fatherhood Looks Like”.