Divorced Man Gives Great Advice In Letter About The Importance Of Loving A Woman To The Fullest

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A humbled man gives epic advice to other men, on how to really love a wife.

Saying Goodbye: Why it’s Okay to Leave Some People in the Past

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Yael Kaufman on handling the loss of relationships

Looking Back and Letting Go with Safety Not Guaranteed

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Safety Not Guaranteed mixes deadpan comedy, love, and scifi to look at how our past can cast a shadow on our present, but only as much as we allow.

What Do You Do If You’ve Wrecked Your Life?

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George Davis once wrecked his life. And he shares what he has learned about the way to climb out of the wreckage.

Gallifrey Falls No More: How Our Greatest Moments are Born from Our Deepest Regrets

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How the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Who taught Anthony Doubek about regret.

Crush

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Nothing says “sorry” like a fist.

When Being a Parent Makes You a Bad Person

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Michael Noll had to learn—the hard way—that raising children comes with the risk and the temptation of becoming a bad person.

It’s a Saturday, and Your Granny is Dying

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“Your dad sent you an e-mail asking if you had photos for the DVD they’ll play at the funeral; your aunt has asked you to go ahead and write her obituary. You don’t write it yet. You are absolutely incapable of writing about her in past tense.”

Things I Regret

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Tom Brechlin on taking things for granted, his father, and coming to terms with his biggest regret.

Adolescent Regrets: Call for Submission Due 7/13

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What do you regret from your teen years? If you could go back, what would you do differently?

Stolen: A Letter from a Prisoner Serving Life without Parole

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Spoon Jackson does not define himself as a murderer, but by what he has done in the days since. How do you see him?

Dear John: My Co-Worker Makes Me Feel Dirty

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A germaphobe coworker, a boyfriend who used to see escorts, and a regretful past of bullying.

Dating the Single Co-Parenting Dad: On the Outside Looking In

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Single dads are fiercely committed to their little ones saying, by action and by word, “you are loved.”

How Feminism Screwed Up My Love Life

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Terri Trespicio’s personal memoir of how she accidentally conflated being strong with being single.

Open Thread: What Youthful Cruelty Do You Regret?

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You were a jerk sometimes when you were a kid. Which incidents still eat at you?

When A Divorce Makes a Better Dad

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GMP founder Tom Matlack reflects on the trials and triumphs of divorce on fatherhood