Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.
“What the cops want, on some level, is to believe their version of the world, that black people are dangerous.” By Matthew Salesses
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” how do we give our children advice that is both enough and not so much that it stifles them. Look to the cookie?
In the latest installment of “Love, Recorded,” a car named Kiki gets in an accident. But what really hurts is the crash between the present and the past.
“My brother visits from Korea with his girlfriend, S. If they marry, I will not be the only adoptee in the family to return to Korea and marry a Korean woman.” By Matthew Salesses
“Adoptee voices must be included in conversations about adoption. Adoptee voices must be valued.” By Matthew Salesses
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” the baby falls in love, unrequited, and Matt ponders the socialization element of the holidays.
Adoption is a complicated thing, but Matthew Salesses wants to be sure to thank his adoptive parents for being there when he needed them.
In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt takes his daughter to a Halloween party and wonders: Is Halloween a White People Holiday?
Should an author write characters of a different race than his own? Is that exploitation? Appropriation? Race denial? Or is it the author’s right? A conversation with Bill Cheng and Christine Lee Zilka on writing outside one’s race.
Sometimes facing your child’s issues means facing your own issues. In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt Salesses breaks down over sensory problems he didn’t know he had.
“T. seemed to me an entirely wholesome child, as if he could never have survived public school. Perhaps that is how I set myself apart from him. Perhaps I was trying to scare him.” An excerpt from Daddy Cool.
I taught the boy that to launch a kite, you let the wind do the work. I told him the air had a weight of its own.
She wasn’t sure that wearing a princesses dress to the movies was OK, until her Uncle Jesse offered to dress up as a princess too.
Anger — in both politics and everyday life — is largely a reaction to fear, and fear can be lessened exponentially through learning philosophy.
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Dakota Garilli writes of boys, their mothers, and “how we learn /of love.”
With the recent signings of Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL has proven once again that it is tone deaf to domestic violence.
Couples go through a lot together, and learn something new every step of the way.
The best thing you can do is to be prepared. Be prepared for what is likely to come, and be sure to know your limit.
In case you missed our #GoodMenChat TwitterChat on Connecting with Men Returning from Incarceration, we have your recap right here.
Let’s do good — Jesse Kornbluth reviews sustainable, one-of-a-kind bags that will help keep the earth safer.
Cyberbullying is real, and these kids show how words have the power to hurt deeply.
Philosopher Jerry L. Martin discovers not all love relationships are sexual.
Tillie Adelson describes how the most recent season of “Girls” actually has a lot to say to men.
Instead of their standard 99 Most Desirable Women, AskMen collected a list of 99 awesome women.
When we love, we can often stumble into loss. Nathan Graziano shares with us the story of one of his first loves, leaving us to reel in the heartbreaking reality that is loving someone with depression.
Lodro Rinzler has a new take on the question every kid is asked: What do you want to be when you grow up?
What do we do when someone we know—a friend, a brother, a family member—is found to be abusing someone else? Saumya Arya Haas, with great sadness, decided what she needed to do.
There is a beauty in the human connection that comes from falling in love with someone you don’t know.
You know that moment when you’d like to rip her clothes off, and she’s given you the green light, and you are just too tired to care? That job.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.