7 Ways to Help Increase Your Spouse’s Self-Esteem

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There are things every guy can do to help the self-esteem of the woman they love. — I remember fondly when my wife first started telling me I was her hero. It was because I captured a mouse that had terrified her and ran into a closet of our house, so I came to her […]

The Ups and Downs of Late-Blooming Manhood

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Coming into manhood ten years late means missing out on a few things.

Compatibility: The Real Key to Happily Ever After

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Serge Bielanko wondered what made his past relationships fail. Now he realizes that the answer may have been simple all along.

How I Changed My Life In 7 Days

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This man is on a journey to change his health, mind, and sex life in 66 days.

How Our Sense of Smell Makes Us Fall in Love and Stay in Love

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In addition to helping us find a partner, our sense of smell helps us maintain the connection we establish with that person, too.

How Many People Does It Take to Make a Good Marriage?

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Grace de Rond says support from relatives and community is crucial if we want marriages and families to be successful.

A Meditation on Independence

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

The Inside Truth About Dating an Independent Woman

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She may appear to have no room in her life for a relationship with you, but there’s more to her than meets the eye.  — Have you ever dated a fiercely independent woman? Did you write her off, assuming she didn’t have room in her busy life for you? I can’t speak for all women, but […]

That Day I Just Wanted to Rent The Boxcar Children

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For this Dad, his colleague’s low-key life looks tempting, until he thinks about missing his “Dadderdays.”

What I Learned From a $2,000 Failed Business

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Sometimes the best lessons come from failure, not success. One man shares how he learned this lesson. — Over the last few years, I’ve read dozens of business books and taken lots of online business courses. But, I never expected that some of the greatest lessons I learned would come from my failure. My Story […]

My Weight Ruined My Sex Life

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What once was a hot and passionate sex life turned into days and nights of shame.

An Affair Does Not Have to End a Marriage

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The man she loved broke her heart by seeking comfort from another woman. Here’s how she healed.  — When I took my vows, I meant every word of them. The problem was somewhere along the line, my husband forgot his and chose to have an affair. I had several options: I could divorce him and become […]

3 Myths About the USA We Haven’t Seen While Traveling Full-Time For 3 Months

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After visiting sixteen states with his family this year, this man says these myths about the U.S. shouldn’t keep you living in fear.  — The United States is a scary, violent place. Better stay home and keep your doors locked. If you watch the news, you could be fooled into believing that the United States […]

Coming of Age for Boys

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Teaching boys to become men starts long before they reach eighteen. — In a world that eats boys’ self-worth for sport, fathers have the power to validate a young man’s arrival into adulthood. Coming of age is a legal term stipulating at 18 or 21 years old when adolescents are no longer considered minors and […]

What I Learned From Living With Alcoholism

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She tried everything she could before she realized these truths that led to healing. — I grew up with family and friends that all drank alcohol. It was a way of life. Social gatherings, family outings, holidays, they all came with alcohol. As I grew older, it became a way of life for me as […]

Grappling With Fear And The Desire To Live My Authentic Truth

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After growing up in an abusive home, this woman left at 15 and found her path to healing. — I love to write. In fact, I AM a writer. I am an untrained and unpublished writer, but none the less, writing is one of the things I do almost daily. I have been writing since […]