gay dads
Where does the battle end? Isn’t the ultimate victory call to call yourself a dad -- without a qualifier?
dating casually
I felt like King Midas hoarding gold. I didn’t want to give anyone up. Each man had a unique quality.
disability rights
I think the concept of riding a bike is as metaphoric as you can get here. It shows that the idea of putting one foot in front of the other and asserting oneself in order to move forward is universal -- not just applying to the momentum of a thing on wheels.
parenthood
These days I am seriously starting to doubt that I’m pursing the right kind of happiness for my kids.
coming out
For a few years I prayed to be straight, every night as I cried in my bed. Eventually, I started praying to die in my sleep.
dating advice
These are the five pieces of crappy dating advice everyone uses which only serve to keep good people single.
the good men project
I believed unconditional love meant you stood by your mate through the thickest of times. And I didn’t believe it could get as bad as it did.
polyamory
You’re both ready to try having an open relationship, or exploring polyamory. But what do you actually DO?
farming
How one African-American organization is shaking up the organic food status quo.
masculinity
Imagine being asked to complete a survey in which you were asked to rate 13 characteristics commonly associated with masculinity. In a pair of studies, research teams recently did just that.
children
It’s one thing if your son is struggling because of lack of knowledge or skill, it’s another when he’s just not motivated to do it.
marriage
Winifred Reilly sees couples giving these issues too much air time … and thinks we’d all be happier if we’d quit letting them dictate our behavior.
the good men project
Kristie Christie tells the story of the time she and her now husband, David, broke up with their sexters and flirt-texters in the name of creating space for real life intimacy.
the good men project
Giving up wine and chocolate may sound hard, but if you really want to be reborn, you’re going to have to give up some emotional bad habits.
unpopular opinion
After analyzing top-grossing romantic comedies from the first kiss to dramatic denouement, psychologists at Heriott-Watt University concluded that they can wreak havoc on real-life romances. The reason: their misleading relationship rules and ideals.
the good men project
I realized that there is an equally important goal in being a feminist … the support of our boys, not only to see strong women, but also to be emotionally strong men.
the good men project
The title of “Great Lover” is one you earn, not one you claim for yourself. And it can take work. Very fun work.
the good men project
I have been married for going on fifteen years. I haven’t been on a date since the 1990s. And, yet, now that I’m a dad, I am now repeating the awkward behaviors that plagued my dating life, but this time, it’s with the moms and dads of kids my daughter likes.
the good men project
The only hardships of growing up with a gay dad came from society, not from my wonderfully queer home.
the good men project
Joanna Schroeder admits that she thinks coolness matters…and she wonders if that makes her a jerk or a good parent.
domestic violence
Real love between two healthy people respects boundaries, shares the burden of blame when things go wrong, and works to find a way to work things out without verbal abuse or rage.
the good men project
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