How to Avoid Politics and Stay Happy During the Elections

Tommy Maloney casts his vote for staying focused on what’s really important—you.

How to Make a Fresh Start After a Bad Breakup

Breakup expert Matt Shumate has 4 awesome tips for moving on after you’ve split up.

How a Devastating Experience Gave Me a New Life Purpose

Mike Berry wasn’t prepared for his last day of work, but now he wakes up each day excited to be living his dream.

The Mirroring Effect: How to Own Your Emotions and Create Lasting Intimacy

Daniel Dowling nails the big reason we become unhappy in relationships and presents a plan to change it.

Can Heartbreak Be Healthy?

Endings expert Matt Shumate believes multiple breakups are the best thing that ever happened to him.

What to Do When Your Daughter Wants to Do Porn

A dad’s 19-year-old daughter wants to be a porn star. Does he honor her choice or intervene?

Why Your Ex Shouldn’t Be Your Next

Matt Shumate explains why you’ll be happier if you walk away—and stay away—after a nasty breakup.

A Meditation on Independence

Louise Thayer looks back on her life choices to understand what it means to be free.

A Dad Ponders the Loss of the Independence of His Youth and Discovers His Freedom Now

Dad Sean just turned 40. He had an amazing independence when he was younger, but he would not trade what he has now to get it back. Here’s why.

1,000 Days of Freedom: How I Stopped Drinking and Started Living

Three years ago Terry Lancaster decided to take a break from drinking. It was supposed to be temporary, but he’s never looked back.

Comment of the Day: “Yes, being single is wonderful. But it has it disadvantages as well.”

This comment is by CHall on the post “Live Your Life for You: 7 Reasons the Single Life is the Best Life.”

5 Destructive Lies Guys Tell Themselves

Tor Constantino peels back a few of the damaging self-fulfilling lies we tell ourselves as guys.

How to Avoid Raising a Bully: 3 Action Items You Can Try Today #parenting

Our boys are banished to a desert of emotional and physical isolation in the name of toughening them up. THIS is how we create bullies.

5 Things You Should Know About a Woman Who Doesn’t Need You

Independent women are everywhere. Heather Parks gives us 5 things you should know about them.

7 Reasons Why Independence Is The Best Way To Help Your Relationship

It may seem selfish at first, writes Chris Riotta.

Why Being Needy Is A Good Thing

Jordan Gray says that we’re all so fearful of coming across as dependent, that we never learn to lean on each other in a healthy way.