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Sam Pittman considers the relationship between poetry and more prosaic forms of communication in this father-son poem.

Comment of the Day: “If he does make tentative steps toward that then recognize that effort…”

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Encouraging openness is important. Not berating a lack of perfection is, too.

Men Engage. Yeah, We Do.

Men Engage. Yeah, We Do.

Dameyon Bonson argues that, despite the popular stereotype, men do talk about their emotions, fears, and anxieties, but oftentimes, they just aren’t heard.

The Questions You Need to Ask Her

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Relationships need good communication. When we invest time in asking each other questions, we save time having to make up for assumptions and mistakes.

10 Talking Points to Avoid Sounding Like Charlie Brown’s Teacher

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Ben Stich was challenged by a GMP reader to offer tips for talking that would make partners want to tune in. Challenge accepted.

Talk Like A Man, Listen Like A Dog

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Duran Price shows how listening to the feelings behind the words allows extraordinary human connection.

Dads Talk Funny: How Having Kids Changes How You Speak

Dads Talk Funny: How Having Kids Changes How You Speak

Adam Cherepski charts the many subtle and not-so-subtle ways that our language regresses once we become parents

Our Dining Room Forum

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Family traditions can happen anywhere. B.K. Mullen’s started at the table.

In Support of Dads: Joining the Parenting Equality Conversation

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Heather Gray thinks moms and dads need to talk to each other. Listening is nice, too.

Why Can’t Men Talk to Their Wives?

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There are lots of reasons men have difficulty talking about their relationship. Here’s a few.

Waitin’ on a Sunny Day

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On my PTSD, a Bruce Springsteen concert, and how I have to learn to open up in order to heal.

A Precious Practice

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Communication is much different after going weeks without speaking.

Men Need Time

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John Verling is a man of action, not emotion, and he would like others to understand that which he needs most.

Men Only Want to Fix Things and Women Only Want You to Listen? Really? (Video)

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What do you think of this video?

What Do You Think of Joss Whedon’s Commencement Speech to Students?

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The famous writer and director said to students: “You are all going to die.”

“Sexual abuse of men happens much more often than anyone seems ready to admit.”

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These are comments by Christopher Anderson, Scott Mauer, and trey1963 on the post “I Am a Survivor, and I Can Finally Talk About It”.