“Thanks a lot”—9 Life Lessons I am Thankful For

DiaryDad is thankful for life lessons he has learned and wants to pass them on. — Here in the United States we are prepping for Thanksgiving. A favorite holiday of mine because it reminds me to take a moment and realize and take stock of the many good things in my life.  My wife, my […]

3 Ways to Teach My Kids the Art of Civil Discourse

DiaryDad is disappointed in the lack of civil discourse in politics, so he is going to try to teach his kids to do better. — We are less than a year away from our next presidential election here in the good ol’ U.S. of A. and I am already fed up of the childish behavior of […]

Why Fathers Should Spend Time With Their Daughters

From a daughter to any father that may be reading this, I hope you read this and are touched enough to at least ask your daughter to dinner, lunch, breakfast, even a trip to Disney.

Bloomingdale’s is Only Part of the Problem: We Share the Blame

Bloomingdale’s made a huge mistake with this ad, but we’re all complicit in allowing it to happen.

The Modern Challenge of Turning Boys Into Men

The culture of manhood has changed, and so must our approach to raising boys.

Catcalling: Social, Psychological, Public Issues and Awareness, and Preventable Measures

Not sure you understand the full scope of sexual assault? Educate yourself.

Want to Know 3 Hidden Reasons Men Leave Good Women?

Men won’t tell you this, but these three things women do make them run.

The Boy With Golden Hands: An Open Letter to Zion Harvey

For Erin Kelly, Zion Harvey’s journey of strength and determination hits home. She shares her thoughts on how his story has affected her, and how he’s on his way to becoming a good man.

Respect Isn’t a Zero-Sum Game

Respecting other people is both free…and priceless.

Special Snowflake Syndrome

Sincere Kirabo has some new ideas about the age-old problem of men making unwanted advances towards women.

A Gay Dad Sounds Off on His “Religious Freedom” Facebook “Friends”

Sean O’Donnell is taking a serious look at who it is that gets to comment on his life, his loves and his family. If you don’t like it, feel free to “de-friend” him.

Relationships and Entanglements: Do You Know the Difference?

Daniel Dowling explains the difference between relationships that involve creation and connection—and entanglements that don’t.

Celebrating Sexuality With Renewed Respect

Is sex all it’s cracked up to be? Maintaining a level of respect and honor around this part of life can help a lot.

10 Things Successful Modern Families Do Differently

Family therapist Quentin Hafner pinpoints 10 characteristics of modern families that keep them happy, healthy, and hanging together.

How an Obsessive Concern with Disrespect Poisons the Soul

“She disrespected me. Now, I’m gonna have to kill her.”
—Pennsatucky, Orange is the New Black (S01E12)

Sex and Relationships—Do You Have a Plan?

If you want a successful, long-term relationship, Daniel Dowling says you need a plan.