Where Do You Get Your Validation?

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Where and how you get your validation can be a huge influence in how you interact with the people around you.

The Conversation I Was Never Prepared to Have

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How one doctor’s appointment felt like a life sentence for one writer.

Are Your Standards Too High?

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Jordan Gray says that there is a massive difference between healthy standards and being overly picky.

5 Big Problems With Prince Fielder’s ESPN: The Magazine Cover Photo

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman discusses the implications of baseball star Prince Fielder’s appearance on the cover of ESPN: The Magazine’s Body Issue.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

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Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

‘Real Men’ Have Working Hearts

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You’ve seen the viral photos of “real men” in their underwear. Tony Posnanski thinks defining any man as “real” does more harm than good.

How to Deal With Jealousy – A Guide for Guys

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Jealousy isn’t just feeling possessive. Dr. NerdLove investigates the role of self-esteem and masculine identity in how jealous we become.

My Child Is Not Extraordinary, and That’s Ok

“Generation Me feel more entitled and have much higher self esteem than the generations before them, it is not making them happier.”

We’re not all winners: Kathy Wilson shares tips on how to prepare a child’s self-esteem for adult life.

The Unstated Benefits of Understated…Equipment

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For almost 50 years author Kozo Hattori has had to step to the plate with a mini-bat, and you know what? That’s not such a bad thing.

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

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Screaming From The Friendzone

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.

10 Things That Make A Girl Beautiful Instead Of Hot

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Recent tragedy has ignited a historic period of self definition for women. Here, a female writer drops some knowledge that many men should read.

You Don’t Need to Feel Ashamed

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Survivors of sexual abuse can’t simply flip the shame button to the off position. If only it were that easy…

Charisma University: First Impressions

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Behind the scenes of ‘How to Make Amazing First Impressions’

“Chicks don’t dig helpless men and never will”

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How to Handle the Middle-Aged Hoax

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Anthony Carter pondered on what to do and decided it was time for “No more Mr. Nice Gay.”