Sacrifice Might Be Overrated—Let’s Get Selfish!

Sacrifice Might Be by Boston Public Library

Couples therapist Quentin Hafner explores the limits of sacrificial relationships.

Dear Dads: Thank You For Being More Than a Father


Rachel Toalson affirms working dads and stay-at-home dads, dads who brave the grocery store with their kids and cook dinner for their families, dads who create art with their kids and play hide-and-seek with their kids.

Are You a Harmony Junkie?

Are You a Harmony by Artotem

Trish Everett asks if you’re silencing your voice for the sake of harmony with your partner. She won’t be mad at you if you say yes.

How to Stop People Pleasing in 2 Minutes Flat

How to Stop by Dr Les

This clever two-minute video shows you how to reverse your people pleasing and start making yourself a priority.

How to Push Through When Our Kids Reject Us

Sacrifice by Silvinka

In the face of his toddler’s rejection, Ty Phillips reminds us of the real reason we meet others’ needs.

The Readers (after Robert Hayden)


Recalling Robert Hayden’s classic poem “Those Winter Sundays,” Philip Clark presents his own remembrance of a father and his sacrifices.

What My Father Taught Me About Love

Aaron Tang

On the occasion of his Dad’s 70th birthday, Aaron Tang’s four lessons about love that he learned from his father.

How to Tell if She’s the One

Cute young couple eating lunch

James Fell says that figuring out whether or not she’s right for you is a lot simpler than most people make it out to be.

When Men Lose and Sacrifice

When men lose and sacrifice  Sachitha Obeysekara:Flickr

Men are often more consumed with what they will sacrifice if they are truly themselves, rather than what they will gain by embracing it fully.

Are You ‘Guardrailing’ Your Partner?

Are You Guardrailing by Lee Cannon

Protecting your “bad driver” partner is one thing. Absorbing the full brunt of each crash is another.

Dadmissions on Mother’s Day: What My Wife Has Taught Me

Mother's Day

This Mother’s Day, Pete Wilgoren shares what his wife has taught him about life, love, and the pursuit of parenting.

Parenting Sucks and I Love It

Parenting Sucks and I Love It

Bob Wire wants you to know that being a parent is ugly, dirty, and harder than it looks. But also that it’s worth it.

Four Ways to Support and Appreciate Military Children

Month of the Military Child, April, Armed Forces

GMP joins the nation in celebrating April as The Month of the Military Child

Putting It Out There, For Good

Boy Playing Piano

Matthew Shortis reflects on sacrifice and vulnerability, and how sometimes it’s hardest to say, “I don’t know.”

Try Giving These Things Up for Lent—And See How They Bring You Back to Life

Photo: Flickr / Brian Smithson

Giving up wine and chocolate may sound hard, but if you really want to be reborn, you’re going to have to give up some emotional bad habits.