Everybody Wants to Fit In. Everybody Wants to Stand Out.

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at the social navigation needed to become a man.

About that Drink I Ordered…

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Two guys walk into a bar. One of them orders a cosmo…

“Is Physical Beauty Important for Practically Everybody?”

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Call for Submissions: What Does it Mean to Be a Teen Guy in the 21st Century?

What Does It Mean to Be a Teen Guy in the 21st Century

Raising Boys Editor, Marie Roker-Jones is calling on guys, 14-17 years old, to talk about what it means to be a teen in the 21st Century.

Why Doesn’t Batman Ever Smile? Part 2

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Part two of Rosalind Wiseman’s groundbreaking new book on the world of teenage boys.

Breaking the Emotional Coma Cycle

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Jason Hairston explains how constricted masculinity damages male relationships

The 30-Year-Old Virgins

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JJ Vincent thinks he finally knows why he and his friends did not understand the 30-year-old virgins.

How Young Men Can Deal With The Stresses Of Peer Pressure

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Dealing with peer pressure can very stressful for many younger men, here are some suggestions on how to manage the stresses and anxieties of dealing with peer pressure.

When Your Guy Friends Do Not Understand Your Mental Health Issues

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4 Tips to making living with Mental Health issues easier

Excuse Me for Keeping It Real

Excuse Me for keeping it Real

Colin Berry makes the case for men to drop the surface-level chatter and have real conversations instead.

My Daughter Fell for Spider-Man and Peer Pressure

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At five years old, my daughter is feeling the pressure to fit in. As a dad with marginal power, there is still great responsibility.

Boys Will Be Boys Because We Want Them To Be

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Kenny Bodanis cites four parental culprits that reinforce societal stereotypes and keep boys stuck in outdated notions of boyhood

Uniformed Code of Military Injustice

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UCMJ – Unjustly Coddling Military Jerks

Men are Being Sexually Assaulted in the Military, But Nobody is Talking About it

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Our Soldiers are being raped…by our Soldiers.

Against the Current, With the Stream

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When it comes to getting high, John Paschal chooses to stand alone.

Out of the Haze

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Brandon W. Mosley is called a ‘unicorn’ by his classmates—for being a non-toking college student surrounded by aggressive, athletic stoners.