Thom Ingram reflects on the pressure some of us face to have children.
Colin told his mom he didn’t want a birthday party when he turns 11 because he had no friends to invite. Days later he has over 400,000 friends worldwide.
Short film made in Thailand for a lingerie company talks about love and reminds us of everyday heroes who we might misjudge. Beautiful.
Amy Schreibman Walter performs a conjuring trick of her own in this poem, reconfiguring another writer’s language to paint a neurotic portrait of the man behind the magic.
Igor Kufayev’s mother taught him about more than manners. She supplied life lessons that lead to a spiritual homecoming.
Child advocate Andrea-Lawful Trainer says she’s running out of ways to tell her black sons that people hate them.
Some lessons change a life. Some lessons change as many as they can. Jeff Bogle shares the moment that changed his . . .
Dennis Williams watches as his mother grows weaker from the effects of multiple sclerosis. And he watches her grow stronger at the same time.
There is a lot to be said for discipline, and even more for positive male role models. This video has both.
JJ Vincent’s mom does nothing halfway. That includes filling the barrel at a local food bank drop-off.
There are many paths to gratitude. Matt Clapper’s led him through a series of amends, and he is the better for it.
Cort Ruddy has assembled a list of 17 sure-fire ways you can tell if your house might be crawling with children
Ethan Keller writes a letter on behalf of the grassroots organization Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry (EONM).
Slow and steady wins more than just races.
Did a man who worked on Start Wars Episode III leak secrets… on Tinder?
Two 7-year-old boys in Texas are being praised by law enforcement for their quick thinking after being caught in the middle of a carjacking.
We emote — period — and business leaders who don’t appreciate this simple truth are going to have a hard time connecting with their teams, their colleagues, and their customers.
This Easter perhaps consider gently giving your children a basketful of honesty about who really supplies the Easter eggs.
Dillan DiGiovanni is curious why they did it, but all that really matters is, it’s awesome.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?
David Packman went paddleboarding to try to get outside his own head, but it takes a chance encounter with a stranger to get him there.
Kermet Apio on birthday parties, the dreaded bouncy house, and gift bags filled with toys that implode like a Mission Impossible cassette.
This comment of the day is by ogwriter on the post Skinny Dudes and Big Boys: Stigmatizing Men’s Bodies