Invisible Darkness

Laura Foley captures the pain of being a mother unable to help an adult son in this stark poem.

Chasing Down the ‘Real Man’

Quentin Lucas found himself in the military, facing court martial, before he could begin to see what a ‘real man’ might be.

Two Worst Methods by which Men Deal with Vulnerability

Being a man doesn’t mean you should be invincible. You can’t avoid pain, it’s just a part of life. Vulnerability can be a powerful weapon.

How a Dad’s Parenting Style Encourages Entrepreneurship

Dads, sorry we doubted you, but keep it up! We’ve got a future generation of world-changing entrepreneurs to raise.

10 Surefire Ways to Make a Woman Happy

The inside scoop on how to make a woman smile.

Why Raising Good Kids Is A Waste Of Time

As parents, we should focus more on teaching our kids how to think instead of what to think.

Why Did God Take My Baby? Dealing With Life’s Most Devastating Loss

The sky was crying. It was an unusually misty day in Joplin, Missouri, as they laid my Angel in her grave. A friend dropped a single red rose on top of the half-sized casket. It was done. My baby was gone.

A Father Learns a Few Lessons From His Son

Wisdom has a funny way of coming from all different directions.

5 Beliefs That Help Guys Live a Life They Didn’t Think Was Possible

Life is hard for the modern man. Everywhere we look there’s someone telling us what we can’t do. I’m here to tell you we’ve been lied to. Here’s how you can do what others consider “impossible.”

Dear Son, It’s Been 3 Years Since I’ve Seen You

No matter what happens, no matter what anyone says, no matter how hard it gets, always choose love and compassion for yourself and the world around you.

In the Name of the Father

A boy crosses the threshold to manhood in Joy Ladin’s poem, but he’s not the only one who has changed.

Dig Deep and Find that Magic. Wherever You Are.

Rick Gabrielly watched his son’s team play a difficult baseball tournament, and learned the meaning of ‘digging deep’ in all relationships.

What I Learned From Interviewing My Grandfather

I want to share this with you in case you no longer have your grandfather alive or to inspire you to dig a little bit into the lives of your grandparents while you have the chance.

Not with my Daughter

Our children grow up, they do what we did, it’s all part of the circle of life.

The Growth of Grief

Andrew Eldredge explores the time it takes to heal and move on.

8 Pieces of Advice Nobody Else Will Give You About College

What every guy needs to know about college and future possibilities.