Lone Admirer: 5 Reasons Keeping Your Crush Secret Will Only Hurt You

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It’s easy to play it cool, but how far will that really get you? Ashley Dinkle opens up.

The Heart’s Walls

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TaLisa explores a different way to look at the hurt from past relationships.

How to Trust Again After You’ve Been Hurt in Love

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Have you ever been through one of those terrible relationships or break-ups that leave you doubting whether or not you’ll be able to trust someone again?

Landscapes of Tears Men Cannot Cry

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Have you ever seen a man cry? How often?

Jealousy & Suffering

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We all get jealous at times. The trick is to realize, and then overcome it. Leo Babauta tells us how.

The One Thing Crucial to Moving Forward After Being Hurt

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The hardest part of moving forward is allowing ourselves to forgive, Orin J Hahn has a few role models on why that is the most important step.

An Open Letter to My Husband: You Are My Soft Place to Fall

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Catherine O’Kane has been hurt and frustrated by some of her husband’s choices. But in her eyes, his strengths far outweigh his failures.

Man On Fire: The Destructive Power Of Self-Mutilation

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After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.

Words: More Powerful Than I Ever Knew

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As Christian Clifton searches for the right words in his marriage, he learns the way they can destroy and heal.

Change Starts With Me

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A dislocated knee helped Christian Clifton realize that whatever blame can be placed at the time of a traumatic incident, it is up to him to take the actions needed to heal.

You Don’t Really Want Them to Understand

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Kevin Macku examines internet and domestic conflicts from an actor’s perspective, and shows that arguments often run deeper than the surface.

Another Morning in the Zendo

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Nightmares of betrayal leave me with a sense of distrust and sadness.

“Trying to calm down someone throwing a tantrum over his pizza having incorrect toppings is not gaslighting.”

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A handful of examples that explain what gaslighting is and is not.

Adolescent Regrets: Call for Submission Due 7/13

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What do you regret from your teen years? If you could go back, what would you do differently?

“When we refuse to see the human in the monster, we all suffer.”

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This is a comment by KKZ on the post “Men and Goodness”.

“‘F*ck” is often used violently. ‘Making love’ seems more consensual, creative and equal.”

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This is a comment by James on the post “F***ing and Making Love: What’s the Difference, Men?”.