C. K. Carlton thought he knew what a real man was. Turns out, he had it all wrong.
There’s facing facts and confronting possibilities, and then there’s dealing with truly horrifying circumstances head on—and publicly—as an example to others of the strength of character one can achieve.
David Pittman wonders if our inability to protect our children is rooted in our belief that our country is so great—causing us to turn a blind eye to what is really happening.
Elisabeth Corey grew up in a world of abuse where no one believed her. The only thing she could do was keep trying to get people to hear her words.
David Pittman, an abuse survivor and recovering addict, discovered that there’s no bigger high than knowing you’ve helped someone else.
Nathan Daniels has a reason to avoid places where he might feel trapped. But he also has a reason to want to change.
Nathan Daniels realized that he practiced rituals of self harm in order to move his emotional turmoil to a focus outside himself. Here’s why it happened and how he stopped.
After a tumultuous childhood filled with abuse and neglect, Nathan C. Daniels reflects on how some of the pain he experienced may not have been inflicted intentionally.
Randy Ellis explains the psychological grooming recalled by many survivors to have been used by their abusers to create a false sense of relationship.
“Back in the kitchen I found Robert licking one side of each pepperoni before he put it on the pizza.” By Thomas Thulman
It took a speech by the billionaire founder of Priceline to help me find out that the more I give without expectation, the more I get.
As the Texas high-school football playoffs enter championship weekend, one ex-player provides a first-person portrait of Friday Night Lights.
Edmund Adjapong looks at how his high school science teacher, Chris Emdin used hip hop as a foundation to unlock a love for science.
Should holiday gifts to our children be the things they want or the things they need? Larry Bernstein wants to know.
Santa Bob has a new heart and will be listening to the secret wishes of children and adults for many years to come.
CJ Kaplan is surprised by some visitors of Christmas present.
We take bridges for granted, but are they hurting your family’s health?
Slade Grayson wants to know how you would fare in a world that was 100% honest about everything for 24 hours.
Love and happiness are a choice. Jackson Bliss explores 10 more ways to have more of both
Kari Wagner-Peck knew that talking to her son about Down Syndrome would be a lifetime of conversations…but they had to start somewhere.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld believes we aren’t challenging inequity nearly enough. Here’s his call for us to do so.
10 real male warriors and what they can tell us about our lives.
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Time to challenge the old stereotypes about manhood!
From the belief that mental illness doesn’t exist to being able to just “get over it,” Danny Baker lists 13 myths surrounding mental illness that can hinder recovery.
James Fell went an entire day only saying the word “Hodor” and amazingly, his wife didn’t move out and his kids still love him.