Leo Babauta is asking fathers of boys to teach them how to respect women.
The death toll at the Turkey mine disaster has now reached 232, and “hopes are diminishing” for the many others still trapped. Women aren’t mentioned, so we can assume the dead are men.
Larry D. Bernstein feels an unnatural sense of not-caredness about the latest public shooting, even though it happened five minutes from his house. And he wonders why.
Radha Stern bravely shares the experience of losing a child, and offers hope and strength in moving forward.
Kevin Macku examines internet and domestic conflicts from an actor’s perspective, and shows that arguments often run deeper than the surface.
Coach Michael Taylor asks how black men can move on after the verdict in the George Zimmerman trial.
After the giant tornado ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, Melissa Newton and city manager Steven Eddy talk about being in the middle of the destruction.
Bullying leaves life-long consequences. Is one of those consequences a lifetime of clouded judgement?
While in lockdown, poet and prisoner Spoon Jackson flies in his mind’s eye, witness to freedom and injustice.
Daniel Lee Fee’s elegy for a young man describes the feelings “neither one of us guys / was brave enough, / simple enough, / to say, / to say out loud.”
Justin Cascio’s life has been changed by the writers who reveal their own lives—and the taboos of our society.
Months after the twin towers collapsed, Thomas Fiffer’s life imploded. It took him years to figure out why.
Leo Babauta has some advice on how to avoid creating a mountain of clutter.
The answer to the question depends on who’s talking.
Jordan Gray wants to challenge the way you think about romance in long-term relationships, while giving you some simple, actionable tips.
Big Bird has some surprising sage advice for talking to kids about death.
I was asked to sign the Terms of Surrender without being given the full story of custody and child support.
Dennis Gilsdorf remembers a time when shame was his primary identity.
A Gen Y writer says that his generation is more than selfies and Snapchat. They are capable of adult love.
I’ve made a mess of relationships because I was so busy trying to protect women from aggression that I completely overlooked the one thing they were dying for from me.
After realizing I was using women to fill an internal void, I gave them up completely and discovered three surprises about myself.
U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.
Salon.com thinks that millenials may need to beta-test marriage. Jean Fitzpatrick thinks couples can make the marriage they want.
The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.
David Guba lost the idea of what real, vulnerable, human males are supposed to look like in a sea of airbrushed, waxed abs.
Andrew Smiler argues that men’s love is incredibly powerful and that American culture can’t deal.