Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.
Bruce Ditman is passionate about the epic fairytale The Princess Bride, which reminds us that emotion isn’t poison and love stories aren’t just for girls.
In Jackie Summers’ experience, people are always telling you to “just get over it” when it comes to emotional pain. They rarely, as Jackie does here, tell you how.
After a viewing of Children of the Corn, Joanna Schroeder and her dad hatch a plan to scare the living shit out of her older brother and his friends in true Halloween fashion.
Before realizing the truth about himself, Tom Keiser had little idea what being gay meant, other than as an ineffective synonym for “happy.”
20 years after his 16-year-old sister was murdered, Bill Pozzobon found himself interviewing for a job in violence prevention and ended up tackling the boys’ code as enemy number one.
Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.
Gender as an excuse for behaviour has become too common in dealing with personal criticism in a general and stereotypical way.
As about-to-be parents, Matthew Osgood reveals how he and his wife had a day of their life sucked away.
Two guys walk into a bar. One of them orders a cosmo…
In the wake of the devastating and brutal murder of journalist James Foley, Arsalan Iftikhar explains how ISIS’s actions are not reflective of Islam.
Dr. Bill Cloke explains the science behind teens making bad decisions, and how that can be dangerous.
Kristin Carmichael explains how apologies, gifts, promises, and better behavior are not the end of abuse but part of the cycle that keeps victims trapped.
It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.
Kozo Hattori explains how and why he is getting his sons back in touch with nurturing physical contact.
I remember when video surfaced of Nega Agha-Soltan dying from a gunshot wound during the 2009 Iranian election protests. The sight of a screen-cap taken from it was enough to affect me for days.
A skilled and proud coach shares the details of success for his little league baseball team.
Allan Mott quickly discovered that the average middle-of-the-night customer at a sex shop isn’t a creep, but just a normal lonely guy.
You’ve heard it before, but here’s how to use the power of words to make it more effective. Because the last thing you need is another monkey on your back.
Charles J. Orlando points out the flaws in a popular movie genre.
Emotions don’t respond to pain the way the body does. Understanding that can prevent a ton of heartache.
Seth Trent explains how the suburban fantasy is moving aside to allow for a different definition of success.