Sex, Shame and Suicide

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At one point in his life, Bob Schwenkler was almost a dead man. Shame had locked him down and imprisoned him. But he did manage to get free.

The Joy of Having One Year Left to Live

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There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.

In Therapy: One Man’s Journey Back to His Wife

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Richard Nicastro shows us how one man reconnected to his wife by first reconnecting with himself.

Abuse Was Something Done To You. It Doesn’t Define You.

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You don’t have to hide anymore. Luka Vaughan shares his survival story so you, too, can overcome the shame that is paralyzing your soul.

Life Lessons for a Slut-Shamed Man

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Being Caballero on how Slut Shaming challenges men’s sexual and personal development.

My On-Again, Off-Again Relationship with Shame

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Sometimes I can hear the world insist there’s something essentially wrong about me.

Into the Light: On Men and Shame

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GMP is having a site-wide conversation about men and shame. Read the stories here and consider sharing one of your own.

The Way Out of Shame is Through Connection

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When Kassandra Brown asks a group of people to physically represent shame, she sees them isolate. When she gives each person a partner, she sees them begin to heal.

Shame: Is GMP Part of the Problem?

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This is not a rhetorical question.

Shame: Learning to Love After A Devastating Breakup

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Jordan Gray says that there’s no shame in getting over your emotional pain slowly.

Weight Loss is About Shame

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Don’t blame yourself into shame over weight loss. Learn the Diamond plan for shame free body management.

The Hole a Father Leaves by Leaving

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Kyle’s father abandoned him, causing unbearable pain. But this young man has pushed past shame to redeem his life and claim his manhood.

Video: I Gave Up Women for 30 Days and This is What Happened

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After realizing I was using women to fill an internal void, I gave them up completely and discovered three surprises about myself.

When You Think ‘Carpe Diem’ is Going to Get You Killed

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U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.

What It’s Like When You Weigh 380 Pounds and Order a Salad

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It doesn’t matter that the giggles may not have been directed at him. Tony Posnanski shares a powerful moment in his recovery from food addiction.

The Shame of Our Lives

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The truth can set us free from shame.