What Fan Loyalty is Teaching Me About Marriage

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Though it may sound strange, the South Carolina Gamecocks have taught him a lot about what makes a marriage work.

100 Words on Love: Because There Is No Other Way

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A heart lost to myself, found again in the glow of your tears

Things I Never Say

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There are too many things John Taylor doesn’t say to his wife. “Kind things, loving things. How my heart swells to bursting with love for her, how she is my soul mate and my best friend.”

How Do You Measure a Year?

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From an extramarital affair to cancer, the last 525,600 minutes of John Taylor’s life have been tough. But he’s going to remember it by all of the love that grew.

[Sponsored Video] No Longer Standing Silently

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“Cancer brought out the best in us.” John Taylor talks about his recent battle with cancer and how The American Cancer society helps us all.

Shout the F**k Up, Man!

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It’s hard to talk about cancer in… male-specific parts of the body. But it’s way harder to have to fight it because you didn’t talk about it.

Staring Down the Barrel

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Until his first round chemotherapy is done, John Taylor feels like he’s staring down the barrel of a gun… There will be no celebration until the follow-up scans show success. Click or boom.

What Is a Good Man?

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With quotes from friends and famous folks alike, Tom Matlack finds that defining goodness is not science, it’s art.

A Letter to My Cancer

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John Taylor, recently diagnosed with metastatic Testicular Cancer, tells his Cancer exactly what he thinks of it.

The Best of GMP’s Dad Writing

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Today we offer you 10 of our favorite stories from Dads, about being a father and what fatherhood means to them. These stories are funny, touching, sad and above all, honest.

Being Someone Great

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John Taylor wants his children to be known for their greatness, not fame or wealth or prestige, but for their greatness of character. For that to happen, he knows he has to do better himself.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt On Journalistic Integrity and Honoring Loved Ones

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Massively-talented actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt made an appeal today about the way his brother’s death was portrayed in the media that caused Joanna Schroeder to think about what really matters in storytelling.

True Love is What Brings Us to Say ‘I’m Sorry’

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John Taylor believes the phrase ‘Love means never having to say you’re sorry’ is a trapped way of thinking.

Heart of Coal

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John Taylor wants to know how to be a good man, and how to turn his heart of coal into a shining diamond.

Catch You On The Flipside

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John Taylor, The Daddy Yo Dude, writes about the agony of heartbreak, setting your ego aside, and the decision to delete his popular fatherhood blog.

Forgiving the Boys Who Were Being Boys

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Joanna Schroeder wonders what it is that makes a person “good”: Is it a life absent of transgressions, or the near-constant quest to become better?