My Narcissus

Kris Bigalk uses the Narcissus myth to comment on loss and love’s persistence.

Why You Should Thank Your Wife For Giving You A Hard Time

Steven Lake examines how his wife improves his life even when when he doesn’t like it.

What If We Treated Our Minds the Way We Treat Our Bodies

Ty Phillips challenges us to spend time each day reflecting instead of looking in the mirror or the camera lens.

How to Push Through When Our Kids Reject Us

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

In Praise of Vanity

People see vanity as a flaw in others. Should we?

A Few Well-Timed Words on Giving

Many people find the pressure of the giving season overwhelming. Thomas Fiffer offers a balanced perspective on generosity.

Can Being Selfish Make You a Better Partner?

Thomas Fiffer (selfishly) believes that looking out for #1 makes you a better mate.

Stivers Cartoons: I’m Not Greedy

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8 Things You Need To Stop Doing If You Don’t Want To End Up Alone In Life

Finding the love of your life doesn’t necessarily require doing more. It often involves you doing less.

Drive Less, Save Your Soul

Jackson Bliss explains why driving, social disconnection and cultural narcissism are all interconnected

6 Things You Can’t Win (and How to Win Them)

Not everything is a contest, but you can always be a winner. Here’s how.

5 Ways Cuddling Makes Us Healthier

Touch releases oxytocin, which makes us feel better. But can hugging make us better human beings?

The Camel in the Living Room: Christianity & Capitalism

It is a commonly held belief that, some 2,000 years ago, a book, in complete form—edited with annotations—fell from the heavens.

Call for Submissions From the New Relationships, Love and Sex Editor

Jackson Bliss, the New Good Men Project’s Relationships, Love and Sex Editor, wants to read your stories

A Simple Guide To Sharing

On the application of Hot Wheels to the global economy.

How Narcissism Harms Your Relationships

How to shut up and listen: Lion Goodman’s advice on how to improve our relationships by becoming more empathetic and less self-centered.