Jayson Gaddis finds a simple solution for men to make a woman’s emotions feel validated.
Not every marriage can be saved. If yours was, GMP wants to learn from your experience. Now accepting submissions.
“Let her know how I feel? Are you crazy? The last time I did that, she threw it in my face the very next time we had an argument. I felt like a fool for letting my guard down with her.”
“Routine and predictability, the two pillars of stability, tend to stifle erotic spontaneity and creativity.”
“If you go into a marriage thinking you’re going to change the other person, you’re setting yourself up for failure.”
Relationship advice rarely includes men in the conversation. Bring your questions to GMP writers and readers. Get advice that respects men.
“And then, there we are on the curb in front of his house with no children left to raise together and nothing left to work on….”
You may want to have sex with your partner…but are so blocked with anger, fear, shame, or self-protection that “just doing it” doesn’t feel like an option.
“I didn’t even try to kiss you until our third date, in large measure because I was completely unconvinced someone like you would want to kiss someone like me.”
“It was an honor to have you for 20 years. It will be my privilege to be a close friend the rest of your life.”
Getting married? One more piece of advice you didn’t ask for: Ask yourself, what does your partner expect of you?
Single parenting is like space travel: it takes some doing to achieve liftoff, but the view from up there is like nothing else.
Shane Fairchild lovingly remembers his truck-driving, motorcycle riding, 6-foot tall redheaded woman.
Is he the best? Maybe. But that doesn’t mean we have to like him.
What was it that gave me goosebumps and a smile from within watching strangers kiss, and then also again as strangers undressed each other?
Ty Phillips learns what he needs—what we all need—by being there for his daughter.
Don’t let us fool you, we’re quaking in our boots.
John Nelson sizes up more products from the detention supply industry, #2 in a casual series.
When Ernie Banks played baseball, white boys weren’t supposed to idolize black men. Fortunately, most white boys didn’t know that.
Trying not to fall off the boat called relationship. Steven Lake looks at the challenges and opportunities that change offers.
This blanket of memories will carry us through the winter of our love.
Jordan Gray says that living with your significant other can kill the passion in your relationship… unless you decide to do these five things.
Alex Barnett thinks it’s time for Disney to ” let go” of institutional biases against people of color and embrace the rising number of minority and multiracial people.
The Talk we all need to have with our kids someday, and more.
Heroes come in all shapes, sizes, ages, and deeds. What kind of hero would you be?
“Work is simply another playground in which to explore our personal evolution.” ~ Mark Darren Gregor
Doyin Richards offers a few pointers to men who are about to make the transition into fatherhood.
Kozo Hattori questions the necessity for kids to “take responsibility” at the expense of kindness.