Michael Frizell writes of Vietnam and the father who was there.
Speaking as a father to a young daughter, Adam Hughes explores the gap between expectation and reality–parental promise and parental failure.
Like many great poems, Mike Crossley’s piece about a father’s playful challenge to his son can be understood in many ways.
No Child Left Behind may not be meeting the needs of the many, only the few. Christian Lyons explores this disparity.
While parenting is great, Tor Constantino shares an underlying sadness that all loving parents ultimately face.
Sam Pittman considers the relationship between poetry and more prosaic forms of communication in this father-son poem.
Dakota Garilli expertly explores the age-old tensions between religion and sexuality, parents and children.
Twice is nice, but not when it comes to divorce. Dawn Elyse Warden shares the heartbreak of second separation.
Kozo Hattori explains how and why he is getting his sons back in touch with nurturing physical contact.
Toxic parenting sets the stage for abusive adults and starts a cycle that is hard to escape. Thomas Fiffer offers 10 dos and don’ts to keep your parenting healthy and safe.
Pay close attention to Ed Madden’s poem about an invalid father; the speaker reveals perhaps more than he intends to.
Shawn Henfling was tired of pointing a finger at the problem. He decided to become part of the solution.
Terry Lancaster runs. He runs every single day. And it’s about proving something.
The importance of safety and support for gender non-conforming children cannot be over-stated.
Comedian Pam Gaslow, a.k.a. Depressed Hot Girl, explains how a meaningful relationship based on the passion of a one-night stand with “Big Hands” really wasn’t that meaningful in the first place.
Ty Phillips has a list, but it doesn’t have numbers.
As our world globalizes, clashes, and reinvents itself, we have the opportunity to guide the way that boys become men. It may mean the difference between continued prosperity or a trip back to the Dark Ages.
Watch what happens when the skeletons step out from behind the screen.
Doyin Richards explains why the struggle is real in a lot of areas other than fatherhood.
Choosing to view my ex-wife in a positive light for my own happiness.
You are changing the world, just by existing. You are worthy of everything you’ve ever wanted. And it’s a heck of a lot easier to figure that out now than to spend your life striving after the illusions.
Who is the boy inside the man holding the gun?
It’s missing the elements that made the first film so unique.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus comments on erotic poetry, queer sex, and a high school controversy involving both of the above.
From Rafa and Roger to Rory, The Good Men Project’s International Sports Editor David Packman takes a look at the most memorable quotes from the world of sport in the past week.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.