How to care for an emotionally troubled friend.
I don’t remember what I Googled, but it must have been something along the lines of, “how to make friends.” Funny, right?
Do you trust others automatically, or does trust have to be earned?
The freedom of being “true” to oneself seems to elude a lot of us. There are expectations of us at every turn, and sometimes these are projected upon us.
With a mustache that commanded respect and generated fear in equal measure, Nair rose to be the Health Inspector of Palakkad district in Kerala (South India) and retired as Municipal Commissioner of Chittur-Thathamangalam town (also in Kerala).
Stop feeling guilty.
You will never regret asking for help
Sex is not the only way to betray your lover. Kyle Benson discusses other forms of infidelity that put your relationship at risk.
The electricity of the living and the dying churns through Dwight Gray’s poem.
Todd Davis writes of rural drug use, familial strife, and how teen boys support each other.
Can you be a good father and a good friend to your children? This dad says yes.
Not everybody gets to be Emily Dickinson–something Amherst poet Gerald Yelle implicitly addresses in this poem of teenage friendship.
What is it you’re really after? Some of the things to pay attention to, and why it’s important to recognise them.
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The capacity to express emotions, and feel true intimacy is the key to forming deeper friendships with other guys.
***Ben Berman’s first book, Strange Borderlands, won the 2014 Peace Corps Award for Best Book of Poetry and was a finalist for the Massachusetts Book Awards. His second collection, Figuring in the Figure, is forthcoming from Able Muse Press. He has received awards from the New England Poetry Club and fellowships from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Somerville Arts…