A Daughter’s Poetic Legacy From Her Dad

A poem called “Jimmy (For you Pops)”

7 Ways to Teach Kids About Gratitude

Living with an attitude of gratitude as a moral value for kids.

Are You Living Cage-Free?

Kimberlie Dykeman talks about six things that keep you weighed down, and why a good shedding helps more than yourself.

Why Admitting You Were Wrong Makes You a Better Man

If you think it’s not manly, fatherly, or leader-like to own up to being wrong—think again.

Why the Endless Arguments? Caring Curiosity vs. Hostile Curiosity

Do we attack or do we inquire? Do we seek to connect or to dominate?

How NOT to Run a Marathon, in 7 Easy Steps

Gavin Lodge just ran the New York City Marathon. He shares7 easy steps so you do not have to follow in his very sore footsteps.

A Gay Dad Shares the 9 Things You Do NOT Want to Do When Coming Out of the Closet

Rob Watson is a gay dad, and a man who knows what the coming out process is all about. He has learned it more from his mistakes than his wisdom. He shares the 9 biggest mistakes he made with you here.

How to Use Men’s Love of Fixing Things to Find Peace in Your Relationship

Theresa Byrne says, use your man’s annoying ‘fix it’ instinct to rewire your relationship for lasting happiness.

Reclaim the Word Macho: Get Rid of the Toxic, Keep the Pride

The word “Macho” means “proud of being a man”. Kathryn Hogan discusses how manhood is something to be genuinely proud of, and that can make men all the more loveable.

Interviewing the President of GoTopless: Facing Our Discomfort

Quentin Lucas discusses GoTopless and women’s rights with its president Nadine Gary.

Men, Help and Masculinity

Does asking for help negate your manhood?

Speaking OUT: Visualizing Queer Youth

Realistic depictions of queer youth are missing from the media. Photographer Rachelle Lee Smith is working to change that.

4 Emotions You’ll Have Before Your Daughter’s First Dance

Tor Constantino shares a father’s heart regarding a rite of passage for his oldest. Last week my oldest daughter successfully completed 8th grade and proudly declared, “Yeah, now I’m a high schooler.” In all honesty the looming specter of high school palls in comparison to what I felt two weeks ago regarding her first formal […]

Beauty in the Broken: A Lesson in Personal Loss

Erin Kelly reflects on the day her freedom was taken away due to a recent flood in her hometown.

Science Says There Are 5 Legit Reasons Men Have Trouble With Apologies

Is your man apology-phobic? It turns out … it might just be a gender thing. ______ By Coach Todd Reed for YourTango Your man messed up, and you’re waiting for an apology so the two of you can kiss, make up, and move on. Well, love … don’t hold your breath. Studies confirm what women have long known […]

Patriotism & Nationalism Projected Through “Ida”

“Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.”-Albert Eisenstein