Our pasts can either empower us, or immobilize us. The choice is yours.
I’m tired of being tired. Being a man today is exhausting, and it’s time to fight back. It’s time to redefine what a man is, what a man does, and who a man should be.
Some boys grow up and never quite feel like men. The Art of Manliness says you feel like a man when you start acting like one and offers some manly advice on how to begin.
Kevin Sterling reflects on the profound personal lessons and inspirations he was able to glean from his grandfather’s long and storied life.
“Mascupathy is a mental health disorder, a pathology of masculinity, stemming from a socialized exaggeration of genetic masculine traits — aggression and invulnerability — and a reduction of inherent feminine characteristics — openness and sensitivity.”
If we can’t envision males who are empathic and masculine or strong, then how the heck are we ever going to raise them?
Tor Constantino believes some of life’s greatest lessons for manhood come from seemingly insignificant, man-to-man moments.
How does a boy know he has become a man in a society where being a man means different things to different people?
Understanding the difference between getting sex and experiencing sex promotes consent—and makes all the difference in getting one’s needs met.
Duncan Alldridge laments the absence of rites of passage that taught men that “death was the primary way to build or rebuild a real life.”
Every once in a blue moon, something happens in the world which calls the collective Boy out, and invites us to expand into something greater.
After you’ve recovered from your candy hangover, what’s next?
With the 40th Anniversary coming up, let’s take a moment to hail the cult classic. It defined a generation and should define a new one.
Seth Adam Smith says real love transcends feelings to become an unconditional commitment to an imperfect person.
He didn’t really think he could even convince his partner they should be dads. Now he works tirelessly to make more good men fathers to kids who need them. Here’s how it happened.
Aaron W. Voyles considers the concept of being an expert on the experiences of college men.
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This year, I’m breaking the rules. I’m a man, dressed up as a man.
Thomas Fiffer lets loose on six centers of male shame that need to be dispensed with.
A poem about how Andrew Lawes’ niece gave him the strength to fight his depression and suicidal thoughts.
A recent Fox News clip on street harassment shows the perverse incentives in the conservative media at work.
Jim Rigby finds inspiration in the life and loss of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Mike Iamele shares how support has been important to him, and how three words can keep us moving forward.
Joseph Lalonde says there’s a lot to be learned about leadership from rock stars—and gives five actionable lessons.
Hollywood heavyweight Paul Lazarus shifts gears and draws attention to a mind-bendingly brilliant invention that could save the lives of hundreds of millions.
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Dr. David J. Leonard gets real & personal on the masculinity balancing males face
GMP is having a site-wide conversation about men and shame. Read the stories here and consider sharing one of your own.
When people don’t see themselves or their partners in the gender molds used to define them, relationships are set up to fail.