Soft Boy to Sensitive Man: the Changing Requirements of Masculinity

Loving Myself as a Mac

I was really afraid inside. I was terrified that someone would see that underneath the strong armor I was a wimp.

You Don’t Have To Get Ripped To Be Man – Just Look After Yourself

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Dr. Richard Norris wants you to know that being a man is about being able and willing to look after yourself. It isn’t about being buff, ripped or macho.

14 Self-Care Practices That Can Help You Find a Happy and Healthy Life

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Danny Baker outlines 14 self-care practices he learned during his personal journey through depression, addiction and mental illness.

Why I Won’t Date (For Now)

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A young man, at the apparent prime of his dating life, decides to give up on dating

100 Words on Love: Powerfully Selfish

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Love is an act of will.

Stealing Home: On Walking Out of My House For the Last Time

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I didn’t really believe I was walking out for the last time, but I knew things would be fundamentally different from that moment on.

The Memorial Day Mission: Destroying the Strongholds of Low Self-Esteem

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What about you? What has been the outcome of the wars you’ve been fighting from one year to the next? What have you won and lost? And how have the memories of your battles affected you?

The Boston Bombings, Triggers, and Self-Care

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Some things you can do if news coverage of stories about abuse, violence, and/or trauma are triggering you.

Golf: “Time Suck” to Avoid #1

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Scott Behson pisses off half his readership by pointing out how golf takes you, your time, and your money away from every other important thing in your life.

Don’t Give Up Your Life

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If your family will not be kind to you this holiday season, please: be kind to yourself.

Genetic Despair: Depression and Me

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Noah Brand never felt depressed. He just was.

Habits and Contradictions

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Jimmy ValenTime on the habits one forms, being the son of addicts.

What Freedom and China Have to Do With ObamaCare

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“I saw that in the literal sense, China was freer than America.” Discipline, cigarette smoking, the quarter-life crisis, and the Affordable Care Act all figure into Brandon Ferdig’s essay on freedoms and their limits.

Sandusky, Triggers, and Self-Care

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Some things you can do if news coverage of abuse stories is triggering you. From the Executive Director of MaleSurvivor.