Do your kids have too much stuff? Tom Burns explains why people keep giving them presents.
Tom Burns is happily married to a woman, but he thinks Suzanne Venker’s assertion that women need husbands is complete BS.
So, this Thanksgiving, as the turkey and stuffing pass through my digestive system like water passing through a Buddhist prayer wheel, I’ll gently loosen my belt, smile at my relatives, and I will primarily be thankful for the food.
Today is Game 1 of the World Series. We wanted to know if dads had any predictions, so Carter Gaddis asked them.
Walking down an infinite number of stairs, in the dark, balancing on your sweaty fingertips everything of value in the world, with a “Kick Me” sign on your back.
The TSA demands a certain level of compliance for security reasons, but what happens when they abuse their authority?
Fourteen dads make a wish list for Father’s Day that ranges from the fantastic to the absurd. Sadly, no one wants a necktie.
We wanted to give a shout-out to The Stir and CafeMom for acknowledging The Good Men Project on their top ten list!
Tom Burns offers lessons on the truly important things in life—from the proper use of ketchup to what happens after we die.
Tom Burns found an unexpected ally in the fight to bring equality to the kids’ underpants selection. Now he needs your help.
Tom Burns, father of a princess-crazy little girls, suggests bedtime reading that will make both dad and daughter happy.
Christmas is next week, and you have shopping to do. I’ve got some suggestions.
Andrew Smiler provides five conversational tips to help boys and men feel more comfortable during challenging conversations.
Rescue comes from unexpected hands in Gary Bouchard’s breathtaking tribute to his veteran father.
Lynn Beisner examines evidence of a pattern of behavior in unhappy marriages that is almost never discussed
It was a banner year at the old Bender family. Smoke up, Johnny.
Ben Nunery and his daughter created an intimate portrait of life after loss.
Alex Yarde thinks SNL’s new push for a black female cast member is the latest example of social media righting a wrong.
Ben Martin, the Good Men Project’s new marriage editor, introduces himself and asks for your thoughts on Marriage.
If it’s possible to fall in love with someone by communicating with them whenever we wish, can we find similar solace in a collection of zeros and ones that recreate the experience to the point that no one could tell the difference?
Andrew Smiler speculates about how, when, and why social class can trump racism and sexism.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Sebastián Molano used a surprising incident on a Washington D.C. street corner to examine how to examine, transform and embrace gender roles.
A close encounter with a man and a gun shattered Vaughan Granier’s sense of security in his town … and caused him to be more reflexive and empathetic with those who commit crime.
This comment was by Danny on the post “The Rape Joke Everyone Tolerates.” Rape in prison has become a “second sentence” so to speak. How often have we heard people openly say that they hope that a suspect (or even accused) in a crime is raped in prison? How many crime dramas use the […]
Fewer men identify as gay in states which are blatantly intolerant of homosexuality. Dr. Aqualus Gordan explores.
Markus Gerke takes a look at Breaking Bad, Walter White, and the destructive potential of masculinity in our society.
Jon Magidsohn has moved his house, business and family to follow his wife around the world. Four times. Here’s why that is part of the new norm.