Just what sort of company does misery love, anyway?
May 11, 2013 New Folsom Prison. What are the effects of social isolation, and how much endlessly deep punishment can the mind sustain?
Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?
Richard Nicastro reminds us that men can feel lonely–even when sitting right next to their partners or spouses.
In deceptively simple language, Lee Patton brings together mortality and isolation, elephants and teeth.
Mark Greene explores how men’s wide ranging fears remain hidden behind a facade of false confidence.
Jaime Zepeda knows there is something to be gained by spending time on your own that can’t be found with others.
Mark Greene has one clear reason we should all fight for gay rights. Homophobic prohibitions against male touch are hurting straight men as well.
Steve Bearman looks at some of the influences in men’s lives that can lead to an obsession with sex…and how that can be overcome.
What makes the difference between people who get knocked down by life and stay down, and those who get back up?
Justin Cascio talks to Elizabeth Schroeder, executive director of Answer, about why boys are tuning out in sex ed classes, and what they want to know most (but aren’t telling us).
Watch this soldier surprise his family as they’re making a video to send to him in Afghanistan.
A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852
The Off Parent goes off on his challenge of dealing with a difficult ex. While not all divorces are like this, some men will surely relate.
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?
13 year old Xavier believes a continued culture kindness as a part of daily life can help with violence in adults
Mark Sherman recounts his struggle with finding relief in public places.
James Fell describes a bout with a pretty plagiarizer.
It’s probably not what you think. Chris Anderson explains, and compels us to take action.
A lot of progress has been made in the body image movement for women. Sami Jankins wonders why this hasn’t been extended to include men.
Paul Hudson thinks you shouldn’t walk out on love, unless it’s one of the reasons you’re not happy.
Randall Frederick looks at why individuals, even entire communities, rewrite history to conform with their ideology.
Rashaun Williams believes the best way for black people to confront and change the rampant racism in the US is to educate, inform, and empower their own communities.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.
There you see right above the couch a large framed portrait of the 40th president of the United States.