The Stigma of Having Done Porn

Calum McSwiggan did porn when he was younger. He regrets it, and can’t seem to move beyond the stigma. He discusses.

How to Manage Your Child’s Bedwetting Without Shame

Practical ways parents can remove shame from the dirty laundry.

Some Men Are Childless, Happy And Not Ashamed To Admit It

Dr. Elwood Watson doesn’t have kids, doesn’t want them and does not care what your opinion is on the matter.

After St. George’s: Responding Differently, Together

Remembering that you are not alone, Steve LePore discusses sexual abuse and the sense of shame still stigmatizing this tragedy.

How Getting My Son a Dog Helped Heal My Shame

Embed from Getty Images Steve Austin’s shame no longer defines him. He has moved on, and so has his family.   My four year old son had been begging for his first dog for months. With Christmas nearly here, he was upping the intensity daily. The final straw for me was his cry of, “Will […]

Addiction: What Can You Do When You Blow Your Recovery?

When you are in recovery, sometimes you are going to get wet. The only question is how quickly will you get back into the boat?

Cheaters Shame And Finding Forgiveness: Worse For Women?

Why do men seem to get off easily for cheating while women face the harshest of penalties and blame? Andrew Lawes has a few ideas.

Guilt Vs. Shame: Does Either Catalyze Redemption?

What distinguishes guilt from shame, and can either bring lasting peace to our society?

Why is Hearing Loss Harder For Men?

Hearing loss advocate Shari Eberts has early onset adult hearing loss. She believes men suffer in greater silence and isolation, and offers ways to help those who may feel ashamed or alone.

Hope for the Holidays

I’m not sure of the source or when I first leaned the phrase, but this holiday season I find myself most grateful for the understanding that “healing is a process, not an event.”

You Are Not Alone: Even Attorneys Can Be Depressed

The effects of Depression are debilitating and no one is immune. Stephanie Mitchell Hughes wants everyone to get the help they need.

Stepping Into Shame to Heal the Wounds of Infidelity

Don’t jump from hurt to hate. Both the infidelity and the shame need to be taken seriously.

The Single Greatest Obstacle Men Face Today

It’s time to get over the shame and stigma and talk about what men really face.

Facing My Reality … And How Life Changed in 3 Years Of Sobriety

Patrick Sallee talks about facing the reality of his choices, and how he came out better for it on the other side.

Tell Me I’m Anything But Depressed!

Adult men are often the same. Their depression doesn’t always manifest as crying, lying in bed, or other stereotypical symptoms of depression. Very often their spouses don’t even recognize the depression. I frequently hear about partners who view low energy as laziness and decreased sex drive as dissatisfaction with the relationship.

The Messages I Learned to Tell Myself

Uncomfortable. Irritated. Hateful. But whatever happened to supportive?