Quick Fixes Aren’t The Answer: Alcohol And Violence Have A Complex Relationship

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The effects of alcohol vary considerably between different people. The Conversation checks it out.

The Octogenarian Asks the Feminist Sex Educator

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Alice Isak raises important questions about consent and what it actually looks like and means.

Beautiful Disaster: Responding to the 7 Reasons Why We’re Drawn to the Damaged Person

Quentin Lucas discusses attractions to the damaged person, as a damaged person.

Quentin Lucas discusses attractions to the damaged person, as a damaged person.

How a Pacifist Teacher Prepares His Students for War

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Endless occupations, big government, the imperial theme, and teen soldiers—not easy topics for high schoolers. Teacher Jeremy McKeen shares his wish for his grown up students off at war. — “Go and teach Jeremy how to play with G.I. Joes,” I remember a relative saying to one of my older cousins when I was six. I had […]

The Dad Who Won Landmark Supreme Court Gun Case Proposes 6-Step Solution to End Gun Violence

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Matt Sweetwood won a landmark victory for gun ownership rights from the New Jersey Supreme Court. So he’s against gun restrictions, right? Wrong. Here is his six point plan to help reduce gun violence.

Violence and Mental Illness Among Men Is A Serious Epidemic That Must Be Addressed

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More White, upscale young men are targeting innocent victims totally removed from their often-privileged worlds.

How an Obsessive Concern with Disrespect Poisons the Soul

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“She disrespected me. Now, I’m gonna have to kill her.”
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Helen Wing’s poem is bleak, but probably accurate.

Can Excessive Cursing in the Media Actually Make Our Kids Meaner?

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Tor Constantino shares research that links excessive cursing in the media with aggression in kids.

31 Reasons to Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project (Plus 5 Extra Bonuses)

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Why what we are doing here is so important.

New Fathers Suffer Postpartum Depression Too

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How to spot the unique signs of depression in men and new fathers.

How Will I Know When I Am in a Body?

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Nora Meiners writes as the white mother of a biracial son, reflecting on black male bodies and the perils that attend them.

Why This Dad Thinks Facebook Should Have an “R” Rating for Kids

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Tor Constantino swears he’s not a prude—he just doesn’t think his teen and preteen are ready for Facebook. ___ I’m a parent of two daughters ages 11 and 13 respectively. Neither of them has a Facebook page—and they won’t in the near term. While Facebook itself has a policy that requires anybody with an FB […]

Don’t Get Buried Alive by Negativity: Staying Positive in a Dangerous World

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Jed Diamond looks at alternatives to negativity when life throws the biggest curveballs.

Masculinity Is Killing Men: The Roots of Men and Trauma

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We begin the damaging process of turning boys into men long before boyhood ends.