Dear Dad: The One With the ‘Me-Time’ Question

When asked if after-school care should be utilized for his children, a reader turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice.

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever I Am…

As accomplished as I may seem to be, I experience imposter syndrome, which tells me I will never be enough.

How to Love Someone Completely Before You’ve Ever Met Them

The best relationships start as an inside job. Learn how to love someone (you know, that future honey-pie) long before you meet.

I Have A Dream: From Martin Luther King to Ellen DeGeneres

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for the fundamentals of man in 1963. Three decades later, Ellen DeGeneres gives a speech that reminds us why they’re still the cornerstones of humanity.

My Disabilities Do Not Define Me. I Am Jim.

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) allowed access to special education for people with disabilities.

Learning To Be Me

How do we lose ourselves? The process is long and grim. But it’s not impossible to find ourselves again. Here, we learn how.

I Found My Biological Father Four Years After His Death

I searched for my biological father for years with no luck. Until that one phone call in 2008 changed it all.

My 5 Biggest Fears as a Divorced Parent

#1: Has divorce ruined love for me?

Confronting My Steppenwolf

Jonathan Delavan shares his inner struggles and the resulting insights over confronting his darker nature face-to-face.

I Really Will Be Alright in the End

I’ll feel unbound, and will write in my journal at a bar up the street from the hotel that “it’s nice to be at peace with myself,” that I’ll learn to demand a better life, that I’ll date one boy and then another… and that I really will be alright in the end.

Who Are You When No One Else Is Looking?

Who are you in light of who you think is looking – when no one is looking? Jeremy McKeen asks the ultimate identity-revealing questions.

Body Talk (Or, There is No Hiding with Tango)

The tango doesn’t allow anyone to hide their true selves from themselves. Aydan Dunnigan-Vickruck shows us how.

Guys, You Need To Know These 7 Behaviors That Will Get You Dumped

Dude, seriously? Don’t be a bonehead.

Alone, Not Lonely: 5 Reasons I’d Rather Know Me Than Get To Know You

Being alone is actually quite empowering to the structure of the self.

Fuzzy Logic: I’m a Proud Hairy Man

Tom Stephan on the correlation between hairiness and masculinity.

Your Worth is Great

You are worthy. You are so worthy.