In today’s mental health climate, there is arguably no hotter topic than stigma.
“But why did it surface now?” I asked myself that question many times during the first year of my struggle with the molestation.
With the trend of the lethal drinking game “Neknominations” becoming mainstream, Amy White wants to reach out to kids with her story … and doesn’t care how uncool you think it is.
Two years ago his wife was kidnapped, stabbed, shot and sexually assaulted by nine men. Here’s the story, the mistakes he made in trying to help and the lessons he wants to put into the world for other men who may find themselves in a similar situation.
Cecil Murphey, the adult, acknowledges the child who experienced childhood sexual abuse. He describes a cathartic inner dialogue between the adult survivor and the wounded inner child.
Jayneen Sanders offers 10 compelling reasons why we should keep finding ways to prevent our children from being sexually abused, and why we should provide effective methods for healing and recovery in the event that such abuse happens.
As Phillip Chesnut was entering the doctor’s office for his vasectomy, the patient on the way out whispered “Good Luck”. Phillip soon found out why.
Danny Baker is alarmed by the number of people who think they can deal with their depression without help.
Why do we fail so spectacularly at treating addiction? Maybe because we’ve never been able to agree on what it is.
There are many paths to gratitude. Matt Clapper’s led him through a series of amends, and he is the better for it.
Per Wickstrom explores alcohol addiction and points out some alternatives to using alcohol to reduce stress
Don Q. knows first hand what it’s like to be in recovery for sex addiction. And he’d like to thank the movie “Thanks for Sharing” for getting so much of it right.
Elisabeth Corey had never met something she couldn’t control…before she met her son. Here’s how she learned to let go.
As the world warms, lawmakers need to enact meaningful water conservation policies.
Men are speaking up about paternity leave, but for all the protections provided by the Family and Medical Leave Act, it only provides for unpaid leave, which is simply not enough for most families.
Michael Amity notes that even one of our greatest thinkers blundered.
Watch those two guys jump off the worlds tallest building, Tower Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
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Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.
Michele Truhlik challenges our notions of beauty and says that being called FAT f*cks with men as much as it does women.
Ben Palmer shares how the practice of mentoring is an act of love. To selflessly devote yourself to the investment and support of another human is love.
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Ben Stich knows you love your kids more than you hate your ex. Here’s how you can show it.
“I was almost killed by men with shotguns, on a raft, down a river.” Sounds like the start of a blues song to us.
Pete Louison tells passes along sage advice to his twenty-something year old kids who are about to enter the workforce.
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