Why Men Spam Women On Dating Sites

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Explaining one of the internet’s most annoying mysteries.

A Message To Our Boys On How To (Not) Become Men

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Boys are taught to suppress emotion. They are taught to act out aggressively. This is not the way to raise good men.

What She Hears When You Ask For Unprotected Sex

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When you’re ready to take that next step with a woman, think carefully. What you say isn’t always what she hears.

You Don’t Need a Spreadsheet to Sum Up Rejection

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No matter how you categorize it, rejection hurts and it’s deeply personal. But it can be handled with grace and aplomb.

The Misadventures of Dating when Queer & Crippled: The Art of Rejection

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Andrew Morrison-Gurza shares more of his adventures, including the types of rejections he deals with.

Rejection Starts Early; Are Parents Teaching Kids How to Handle It? (Video)

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Funny video makes us think about strengthening kids early to face life’s disappointments

Getting Over The Friend Zone

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Stanley Fritz shares a personal story of rejection, and the three most important things he has learned from that experience.

For All The Guys Who Wish The Woman Of Their Dreams Never Found The Man Of Hers

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Maybe there IS a friendzone. A young writer sends a dispatch from the ‘zone’. And he’s not happy.

“Every man I’ve fallen in love with…has been a friend first.”

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Screaming From The Friendzone

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There is no such thing as the friendzone. But it took Greg Simms Jr. a long time to learn that. Here’s how he escaped the concept of the ‘zone.

Why I Don’t Want to Write About the Santa Barbara Shooting

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Joanna Schroeder isn’t surprised by the horrific, devastating mass murder just outside the campus of UCSB last night.

The Last Time My Father Sees Me

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A poem of quiet power and beauty, Dalton Day’s “The Last Time My Father Sees Me” strikes a rare balance between honest emotion and fresh, surreal imagery.

Talk Like A Man, Listen Like A Dog

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Duran Price shows how listening to the feelings behind the words allows extraordinary human connection.

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The New Yorker’s loss is The Good Men Project’s gain! Send us your rejected poems!

The Torture Of Loving A Person Who Doesn’t Love You Back

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We’ve all fallen for someone who didn’t love us. But, can we change someone’s mind and convince them to fall for us? This writer says ‘yes’.

How To Lose A Girl In 10 Seconds: The Dos And Don’ts Of Approaching A Woman

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For men, approaching women they don’t know can be hard. Here are the ways NOT to do it.