False Bravado

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Lisa Gastaldo has been telling lies, and here’s why.

What We Can Learn From Falling

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Katie Vessel uses the metaphor of falling to develop a philosophy of resilience.

How Would You Stand up to Your Abuser?

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If you are a man in an abusive relationship, this woman might have a message of strength for you. “You need to find the courage to get away from anything that’s unhealthy.”

4 Ways Divorce Made Me a Better Man

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Patrick Sallee wasn’t sure he’d survive his divorce. Three years later, he’s thriving.

Touch Me: When Uncertainty Outweighs Perception and Stigma

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This man has HIV. Sheltered from human contact, he takes to the streets of Helsinki to challenge the power of stigmas.

Don’t Call Me Strong

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Being called strong was always a compliment, until I realized my version of strength was holding me back.

12 Things You Need to Know Before Dating a Straightforward Woman

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Dating strong, independent women is tough, but worth it. Here are some things you need to know.

Bullying Is Forever

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The bullying isn’t the only thing that will be with you for life — the strength, wisdom, and resilience you’ve learned are forever too.

Beauty in the Broken: A Lesson in Personal Loss

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Erin Kelly reflects on the day her freedom was taken away due to a recent flood in her hometown.

The Art of Humanity

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Patrick Sallee reviews Jessica Ann’s new podcast. This week, Jeff Pulver talks about vulnerability as strength.

5 Ways Resilient People Get Over Failure

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No. They don’t just suck it up. They use failure to create something better.

Sacred Archetypes for Modern Masculinity: The Warrior

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My body is strong, my mind is sound, my soul is fierce, yet quiet. I am slow to anger and swift to action. I am just, and I countenance no evil.

Sports Ink #1: ‘Courage of a Lion’

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For the very first time, Shiney Sparks reveals the hidden stories behind all of her tattoos.

Redefining the Strong Man

Redefining the Strong Man by Various

For men to be whole, the image of the strong man must change.

The Power of Parallels: The Hawking Family, Disability and Me

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Erin Kelly examines how the similarities between Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones’ portrayal of Stephen and Jane Hawking in The Theory of Everything collide with her own life.

A Dad Gives His Daughter the Legacy of Strength

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Lisanne Rogers credits her dad for teaching her to compete in a rousing game of shuffleboard. Ultimately, it turns out, he taught her so much more.