Peeling Back the Labels: My Newfound View of Men

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What makes a good man? Yasmina Blackburn reflects on how perspectives can shape the views about men.

Why I’m Afraid to Raise a Man

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“Would I have it in me to be the kind of mother that didn’t degrade or diminish his masculinity, but teach him that it can be a powerful tool for positivity, change and equality?”

I Don’t Have a Father

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Jordan Becker didn’t get what he needed from a father. But he’s going to make a great dad.

31 Reasons to Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project (Plus 5 Extra Bonuses)

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Why what we are doing here is so important.

Michael Carley: Nothing More Important

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

Dear Dad: The One With the Circumcision Question

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A single mom has no male influences and is unsure if she should circumcise her unborn son, so she turns to ‘Dear Dad’ for advice.

Why, Son, Why?

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Sam Avery recalls an evening where his twins gave him a bigger than normal mess to clean up.

30 Years Ago, 30 Years to Go: from Dad to Sons

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Joe Medler is as far from 11 as he is from 71 and wants his sons to know a few things about life.

How I’m Raising My Sons To Be Feminist

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Nothing can really prepare you for being a parent. And there is no damn way anything can prepare you for being a step-parent.

Dealing With Dad

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It was a “gift” they weren’t expecting but have come to fully understand.

Lessons From the Most Inspiring Man I’ve Ever Met

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His dad survived the German occupation, war, and a host of other struggles. He taught him these invaluable lessons. — Who is it who inspires you the most? A Rock Star? An Olympian? A Philosopher? Who’s your hero? I don’t recall my Dad talking about his goals. My hero is my Dad. He’s a man […]

The Other Voices in Your Son’s Life …. and Why You Should Be Thankful for Them

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Mike Berry is grateful for all the others who are helping him bring out the man inside his son.

5 Lessons Dads Should Consider Teaching Their Boys

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This father says there are important lessons each of us should consider teaching our boys to develop into confident men. — When I was a child, I remember building forts in the woods, going fishing, keeping a watch for gators on our boating expedition, and getting into trouble. I did what boys do. Now, we […]

I Can’t Not Feel This

How Can I Not by Chris Pizzitola

Cabot O’Callaghan captures that moment when the tidal wave of life takes you under, and you surface, grateful to be alive.

My Son Is A Loser (And So Am I)

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Douglas Gertner’s son tends to misplace quite a few things, but…sometimes, so does he.

10 Ways to Make it Through Your Son’s Teen Years…Without Killing Each Other

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Either he’ll never leave the house or he’ll never be home. Whichever it is, you’ll wish it was the other. Savor the time he’s there instead of lamenting the time he isn’t.