An Open Letter to the “Morning Joe” Team on Mike Huckabee

Warren Blumenfeld wishes the “Morning Joe” team would’ve asked these questions to former governor Mike Huckabee.

The Impossible Connection: Loving Someone With Borderline Personality Disorder

Ross Rosenberg helps us understand the roots of borderline personality disorder (BPD), and how it affects intimate relationships.

Flying Away From Love

For Cabot O’Callaghan and his long-distance lover, time together tastes bittersweet—and always flies too fast.

I’m Lonely: Taking Risks, Finding Balance

Matt, a 51-year-old farmer and an online friend, sent me an email about his intense loneliness.

6 Reasons Why You (and Every Other Guy) Should Consider Getting Married

After 20 years of marriage—Tor Constantino knows that not every marriage works great but a great marriage is worth the work.

Finding the Courage to Talk About Violence

In the wake of Baltimore’s riots, Raoul Wieland explores the nature and implications of violence and the social disconnection that inflames it.

For Singles, How to Have a Relationship with Wanting

Wanting love is OK. Having love is not impossible. A plea to pursue what you want in life and love.

When Your Family Thinks You’re a Failure

Coming to terms with being gay is hard. Sometimes, all we have are ourselves, but sometimes that’s all we need.

Why Is ‘No Homo’ a Guy Thing and Not a Girl Thing? (Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project)

‘We now have a clear and direct through line tying rampant homophobia to resulting grief, isolation, and early mortality in heterosexual men.’

No Matter How You Feel Today, You Are Not Alone

There is always someone out there for you. Sometimes you have to reach out instead of waiting to be reached.

Graham Moore Wins Oscars Night: ‘Stay Weird. Stay Different.’

In his acceptance speech for ‘The Imitation Game,’ Moore shares a powerful message based on the story of his own attempted suicide as a teenager.

Best Valentine’s Day Ever–Alone

A guaranteed cure to loneliness on silly holidays created by Halmark

Fear and Loathing: Setbacks in Recovery from Depression

Shawn Henfling shares the crushing emotional burden and fear that come with every setback in his recovery from depression.

Boot Camp–1967

Brady Peterson captures the sexual frustration of the deployed man while at the same time tapping into a deeper kind of loneliness.

How to Welcome Loneliness During The Holidays

The holidays are a time when we are expected to be social and connected—which is exactly what can make it such a lonely experience. Bryan Reeves has learned to welcome the loneliness.

On Nights Like These

As much as Angel Garcia’s speaker insists “this is not about precision,” this poem is extremely precise–in its language, in its images, in its emotional resonance.