What it Means to Be a Man

Michael Colombini on what it means to be a man from the viewpoint of someone who leads them into battle.

In the Mirror: A Retrospect of Growth and Perception

Is aging just something that happens, or is it an opportunity for men to see their own reflection in a mirror and leave a legacy behind?

What My 15 Year Old Son Taught Me About Being a Man

Turning 18 is a piece of cake, becoming a man is a piece of history. What is the difference?

What Makes a Man? An Interview with My 15 Year Old Son

Sean Swaby interviews his 15 year old son about the experiences that make you a man.

Dear Divorced Parents, Could Divorce Make Your Kids Lives Better?

An adult child of divorce faces the facts that good did come out of it for this man and his brother.

The Odd Observations of the Dad of a Newborn

Garrett Imeson is the dad of a newborn, and he makes some observations that are … odd. That’s OK, we love him even more because of them.

The Ups and Downs of Late-Blooming Manhood

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

Midlife: Welcome to Your Independence Day!

Sean Swaby says Independence Day isn’t a date on the calendar. It’s an amazing, adventurous time of life.

How to Hurt Others With Compassion

We will inevitably hurt and disappoint others by being true to ourselves. Theresa Byrne shows us how to do it with compassion and grace.

Masculinity And Extremism Around The World

Whether the problem is societal collapse in failed states or rudderless post-modern affluence, traditional structures that develop men are unraveling.

Maturity: Learning It’s Not About You

Matthew Rozsa discusses three ways in which being mature can be reduced to a single lesson: It isn’t about you.

5 Ways to Savor your Singlehood

Dillan DiGiovanni shares good advice to truly savor your singlehood.

Coming to Poetry, Age 58

In this brief essay, poet Philip Clark shows us how poetry can enter our lives at any point, while at the same time challenging the assumption that success belongs primarily to the young.

Snip! Why We Aren’t Having More Kids

With a quick snip and a bag of frozen peas, we have eliminated the possibility of having more children.

How to Feel Like a Man

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.

How to Accept Criticism with Grace and Appreciation

Here’s how protect yourself from the trolls of the internet. And keep your sanity.