Comment of the Day “It’s only what is right for the kind of relationship you want.”

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Wanting traditionalism mixed with more modern thoughts also doesn’t make one a hypocrite.

Call for Submissions: Men and Happiness

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Ethics Editor Thomas Fiffer invites contributors to explore the forces that define and limit male happiness and help men break out of the ‘happiness box.’

Easter: A Conflict of Emotions

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David Pittman is a Christian who was abused by the Church. That experience changed his perspective on the Resurrection.

Whether Men Haze Bison or Humans, The Explanations Are Oddly Similar

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Haze (v): (1) Drive in a specific direction while on horseback; (2) Force to perform strenuous, humiliating, or dangerous tasks

Saved By Grace: A Father’s Reflections on Midnight Mass

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At this year’s Midnight Mass, Danny Jewitt was taught an old lesson in a new way.

Our Dining Room Forum

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

A Mother, A Son, A Metal Christmas Tree

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It’s not the tree that matters. It’s the memories.

Why I Followed My Wife Around the World (More Than Once)

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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.

Throw Away Your Cookie Cutters

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This holiday season, Jarad Dewing urges you to forgo the traditional molds and let creativity reign.

A Transformation of One’s Self Into Something Different: Our Wedding Vows

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Uzi and Summer share their wedding vows with the rest of the world.

Love and Losing: A Bonding Story

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What is more important when picking a favorite sports team: tradition or location? Larry Bernstein shares losing, love, and baseball with his 9-year-old son.

Top 5 Lessons Fathers Can Learn from Watching the MLB Playoffs

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The Major League Baseball playoffs are in full swing (no pun intended), and there are dozens of reasons not to miss a single inning.

What a Piece of Work is a Man?

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Ged Naughton searches for tre masculinity in the 21st century, through the story of war and a grassroots soccer team in Liberia

Why Are Priests Really Celibate? (And Will It Change with a New Pope?)

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Catholic priests weren’t always celibate, and some believe the matter is not a closed issue.

Our Journey to Adoption as a Gay Couple

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Matthew and Trey recount the hurdles and setbacks they’ve encountered on the road to being approved as adoptive parents.

Manchester Baby Boy Bleeds To Death After Circumcision

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Why do we continue to circumcise children?