Guyhood Relaunch & Call for Submissions

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“Take note 18-24 year olds, the Guyhood section has returned. Help The Good Men Project define your experience.”

When the Number 10 Comes Rolling Along

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The years sneak up on Whit Honea until his son’s first double-digit birthday pokes him in both eyes

When Does a Boy Become a Man in His Mother’s Eyes?

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Melissa Shultz identifies the moment when her sons will transition from boys to men.

When Kids Graduate, Parents Celebrate

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Graduating from preschool is nothing compared to the everyday milestones that make parents’ lives easier

New Rites of Passage for Young Men

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How to create meaningful rites that young men want to experience.

Natural Born Runner

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Of all the members of his close knit Ukrainian family, Jeff Swain most uncannily resembles his Uncle Albie, who was also a runner.

Reimagining Mentorship

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The building blocks of society are its adult citizens. What kind of society do we want to build?

The Intact-ivists

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A diverse group of men who are opposed to circumcision share a common, if unorthodox, mission—to restore their foreskins.

A Curriculum of Male Mentorship: 1/5

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If you were writing the lesson plans for an introduction to manhood, what would you include?

Opposites Attract, to a Point

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A longtime bachelor finds love and marriage don’t always arrive as planned.

Grandfatherhood: 12/27

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Are you a grampa? A granddad? A “Pop-pop”?

Navigating Male Midlife

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Recognize the signs of male menopause and understand the reasons behind the changes.

On Turning 40

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Have the Baby Boomers ruined aging for the rest of us?

This Is Wonderful News … Right?

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This isn’t about how we feel down the road. This is about that first split second when we realize that everything we know is about to change for good.

The Childfree Life

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I could have been a decent, if reluctant, father, just like my own father was. I’ve made a different choice.

Advice to the Young on Their Wedding Day

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A “short” speech on marriage is an impossible task; like a “quick” hike up Mt. Everest. But when your brother asks, tell him what you know.