Why I’ve Learned to Let Go of My Ego

It was hard, but letting go of my ego changed my whole approach to life.

George, The Son I Never Had

Family takes many forms.

The Enormity of My Loss: A Letter to My Dead Father

A son grapples with his father’s death.

Is it Time to Stop Linking Masculinity With Material Success?

Gender stereotypes in India—and across the world—crush the possibility of a man wanting to be home while his wife takes on the role of the sole breadwinner of the family.

Rural vs. Urban: Finding Common Ground in the Gun Control Debate

Trying to see both sides of the debate is necessary for our country to move forward.

Son, Don’t Do as I Drink (and Other Lessons My Father Unintentionally Taught Me)

As a parent, for good or ill, you have to cast your own image.

Paternal Instinct and the Dad’s Sole Purpose

You’re the dad who your kids need to be their dad.

Don’t Man Up, Open Up

The story of how a father-in-law taught one man that opening up about his emotions is a manly act.

How a Security System Salesman Saved My Relationship With My Son

A stranger comes to the door to install a security system but ends up helping a mother reconnect with her son.

Why I’m Glad I Have a Son

He will teach her so much about what it is to be a man as she teaches him what it is to be a woman.

‘Room’ is a Beautiful Meditation on the Mother-Son Relationship

Amma Marfo reflects on her most powerful film experience of the year.

When Your Dad Can Shred Better Than You

This dad’s skateboarding skills probably put your’s to shame.

Why Nonviolence is a Manly Trait

One man prepares for the culture of masculinity he wants for his son.

Put the Ring on Your Own Finger

Life is so simple that the answer has been hiding in plain site.

The Last Time My Mother Lay Down with My Father

Good poetry’s capacity to convey emotional intensity is exemplified in Todd Davis’s piece on the love of a wife for her husband in his last days.

How to Start When You’re Stuck: A Man’s Guide

Time is funny. It doesn’t care about our plans, dreams, goals, and things we want to do.