The Unspeakable Pain That Lies Beneath

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Sami Jankins considers how the limited conversation on men and pain only further place those facing chronic pain into the shadows.

5 Ways To Help Your Partner Talk About Their Past

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Andrew Lawes has some advice on supporting your partner as they open up about a difficult past.

5 Ways To Help Someone Who Self-Harms

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Self-Harm is so hard to understand, which makes offering support difficult. Andrew Lawes has some advice for anyone affected.

R. Kelly’s Son Jay Came Out As Trans, And His Mother Couldn’t Be More Supportive

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The son of the infamous R&B singer has come out amidst intense media scrutiny. His mother has been by his side through it all.

If It’s Hard & It’s Work, It’s Not LOVE

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Without love there is no flavor or meaning. Give into it and accept it with an open heart and you both will thrive.

The Secret Thing Husbands Don’t Always Ask For But Need From Their Wives

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While men are worrying about what their wives need, Shannon Kolakowski is looking out for them. She reminds us that husbands have needs, too.

Are You Sure You’re Okay? Why We Lie About How We’re Doing

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We would all be better off if we shared a bit more, cared a bit more and judged a bit less.

Supportive Men Are Not an Anomaly

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They are the fathers driving their kids to swim practice twice a week, they are the boyfriends folding laundry at their future in-laws house and they are husbands who proudly declare, “Yes, my wife stays home and she is a writer and I wouldn’t have it any other way.”

If I Could, I Would: Men Offer Breastfeeding Support

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For moms who have been shamed while breastfeeding in public the support of a partner or bystander can make all the difference.

Experiencing a Parallel Transition From Inside the Closet

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Jason Rozek’s partner is a woman, and he’s found himself in a curiously familiar place.

“Men: Your experience is not valid…women describe how gender effects you.”

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This comment by Daran on the post This Infograph About Privilege Made My Day

“I can’t fathom what it’s like not to have a dad.”

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This comment by Dr. Richard Norris on the post Where Men are Needed and Fathers are Few

Dialogue Between the Adult Survivor and the Wounded Inner Child

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Cecil Murphey, the adult, acknowledges the child who experienced childhood sexual abuse. He describes a cathartic inner dialogue between the adult survivor and the wounded inner child.

“The lack of understanding and partnership broke my heart and left a resentment that I couldn’t get past.”

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This comment by Jeff on the post Couples Sharing Goals, Dreams and Spreadsheets

“By celebrating myself, I’m more able to celebrate others with genuine love.”

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This comment by Todd on the post The Importance of Male Self-Love