How is it that movies with scenes like this are so beloved?
One dad recalls the day he learned a new appreciation for his father.
How is name calling used as a tool of toxic masculinity?
What is it about power that creates a desire in some men to commit such acts?
One father laments over yet another school shooting.
Embed from Getty Images—Yesterday, my wife went to New York for a long weekend with a friend. It was much deserved as she finished her first year of graduate school. I am happy for her. I mentioned this to a friend earlier in the week, and he replied, “So you have to babysit this weekend?”…
Making time when there seems to be none
A Father reflects on how he wishes he had answered a tough question in his youth. Years later, his son’s answer makes him proud.
We are raising a new generation of boys into manhood, and we have the opportunity, and the obligation, to teach them that sex isn’t simply theirs for the taking.
A father recognizes his daughter is becoming the adult he helped to raise.
Embed from Getty Images—My children refer to Easter as Second Christmas. My son’s birthday is in late January, so he often gets a portion of his Christmas gifts on Christmas day, and follow up or associated gifts on his birthday. For example, if he were to get a PlayStation 4 for Christmas, he might get…
How do you break the ice to open communication with your son?
What do we do as fathers, as mothers, as humans to make the shootings stop, to make it safe for our children to go to school?
How can we fathers break social norms to discuss topics that matter instead of the superficial guy talk?
How did you learn about masculine ideology?
Embed from Getty Images—When I was a child, I had horrible nightmares. Some only once, but others were recurring. I remember a couple, specifically, but the most memorable was a dream I had often. In this dream, I woke to find that the Russians were invading our neighborhood. No one was home at my house,…