When a Relationship is Lonelier Than Being Alone

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Emotional withdrawal can be a confusing and painful situation to deal with in a relationship.

Yes, a S.A.D. Life Can Be a Happy Life


My personal experience living with Social Anxiety Disorder (S.A.D.)

How to Be Depressed and Not Lose Your Marriage

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Heather Gray shares 7 straightforward strategies to keep your marriage alive in spite of depression.

The Drill Instructor and the Lonely Boy: A Powerful Video

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There is a lot to be said for discipline, and even more for positive male role models. This video has both.

“Bemoaning the ‘friend zone’ means you had a romantic interest in someone who doesn’t feel the same, and that hurts.”


These are comments by Bay Area Guy, dlz, and Jack on the post “The Friend Zone (or, How “Jerks” Are Made)”.

“I was dropping my son off at the bus stop. The crying was sudden and brief, but no mystery.”


When was the last time you cried? Whether it was tearing up at something you didn’t expect to affect you, or a long, hard cry at a deep loss, or something in between, we want to hear your stories.

“Why do men take it as a personal judgment when they’re turned down? We’re ALL dealing with this.”

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This is a comment by Lucy Montrose on the post “Nice Guys Again”.

Boys Do Cry, and Men Do, Too


Thomas Fiffer cries it out.

A Valentine’s video

Hi all, Here’s a video I made for Valentine’s Day with my special lady and some great editing from Dan Goodbaum. I think it’s kind of cute and sad, so I’m sharing it. It’s a parody. Obvs. Enjoy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FHVv9Xn-Co]

My very un-tenthings guestpost shared on a very excellent blog

I wrote a guest post on a sad dating story for my wonderful blogger friend (and former tenthings guestposter) Sexy Typewriter, who writes an amazing blog about dating (by the way, if you are a man interested in amazing women, you should date her). Here is my very un-tenthings guestpost, in all its sad glory: http://sexytypewriter.com/2012/02/07/guest-post-2-riding-on-bikes-with-girls/