This comment was from wellokaythen on the post “Five Ways Feminism Helps Men”
Tiny Hand-cuffs: Poems by Dennis J. Bernstein
“Betty was the first woman I dated seriously after my marriage ended, and everything about her screamed trouble from the very start.” Jackie Summers goes to the Dominican Republic and gets more than he bargained for.
If conservatives want to run America like a business, they should never turn a potential customer away.
Start early, and lay the groundwork at each age by answering kids’ questions about sex in developmentally appropriate ways.
A man with low self-esteem asks Eli and Josie for help in believing his girlfriend when she says she loves him.
Samuel Sattin compares the rumors in today’s news cycle with the sordid 6and libelous story that plagued him throughout junior high.
Christian Jacobs lives in fear that he could die of a heart attack at any time. And he’s just 21 years old.
Cameron Conaway, the Good Men Project’s new social justice editor, introduces his relationship with activism.
Check out our Special Sections in The Good Life.
Noah Brand responds, point by point, to a recent Cracked article that provides relationship advice for some kind of disturbing alternate world.
Before I start getting mean, full disclosure: I greatly enjoy Cracked.com. It’s funny, it’s often informative in a factoidy kind of way, and it’s exhibit A for why you never read the bottom half of the internet. Just to drive this paragraph straight to Hipstertown (aka Portland) I even liked it when it was a magazine that bought whatever Mad had rejected that month.
Each city offers visitors a custom solution for managing high anxiety.
My birthday gift coupon from Tiffany said, “My brother-in-law Mark is yours for 24 hours.”
Ken Goldstein and his father talk about all the changes of the past 75 years to get at the one that mattered most.
What I felt for her wasn’t love. It was more an addiction.
“What did it mean to be a person in this world?” 3-year-old Walter asks himself somewhere in his subconscious in this weekend’s brilliant story by Sarah Tourjee. Isn’t that the question we’re all asking?”
On their last trip to a neighborhood park, Jerry Mahoney finally gives in and lets his twin toddlers run free.
MJ Kelly learned that it’s easy to devalue emotional sensitivity, until you see it in your child’s eyes.
Liam Day explains the political controversy behind Vikings punter Chris Kluwe’s viral rant, and urges gay athletes to break the stereotype that pits homosexuality against masculinity.
The first time Dan Griffin asks a woman out in recovery, the intensity of the experience is overwhelming.
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“It also reminds me of the anticommunism in the U.S. during the Cold War. There was the duck test – if it looks like a duck and talks like a duck, it’s a duck.”
“There are more Black men in prison than there were slaves pre-Civil War. These facts are sad testaments. Even though segregation is illegal, America is actually MORE segregated than ever.”
This comment is from Zek J Evets on the post Can Hipsters Be Racist, Too? Lisa Hickey had asked the question “what else to you find actually works to create change Zek?” This was Zek’s reply.
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Comment of the day from MediaHound on Julie Gillis’ “What’s So Funny About That?” Open Thread Discussion.
“I wanna say a little something that’s long overdue / The disrespect to women has got to be through.”
This comment was from Neil Jung, who explains he is “de-lurking after about a year reading the GMP to comment for the first time” to comment on the post “Beastie Boy Adam Yauch Passes Away.”
“There are few things more attractive than a real man standing before you and saying, ‘This is who I am.’”
This Comment is by Carla Smith on Tom Matlack’s post “Is There a Moral to John Edwards?”
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Eirik Rogers chastises Adam Sandler for glorifying and making light of statutory rape in his new film That’s My Boy.
HeatherN considers the Marriage Map of the United States and wonders what it says about us as a nation that the issue of same-sex marriage varies so widely in our country.
Liam Day wonders how parents letting a 5 year-old play football is much different than the “tanorexic” mother who put her 5 year-old in a tanning bed.
Lauren Hale comments on an election technicality in South Carolina that greatly favors incumbents and may even violate voters’ and candidates civil rights.
HeatherN offers a short primer on elections around the world.
Did the Vegas judge delay putting Mayweather in jail so he could fight for the sake of state revenue?
Stories aren’t merely essential to how we understand the world – they are how we understand the world.
Men are leading Rick Santorum’s mad charge for the White House. Tom Matlack wants to know why.
NPR reports on the use of Ketamine to treat acute depression.
Cameron Conaway insists that this has nothing to do with football and everything to do with what it means to be a good man.
U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Matthew Crowder has learned that he can live alone, but is willing to admit that he would rather be cuddling.
Jamie Reidy agrees that deep-sexing in the workplace doesn’t have to lead to deep-sixing from the workplace
Joanna Schroeder explains that little boys aren’t the only ones who tease because they like someone.
Jasmine Peterson wants men to help women become the heroes in their own lives.
“Let’s not forget: Grand heroism involves luck.”
My friend Marcel would never consider himself a hero. But wages a daily war against daunting foes: ignorance, apathy, intellectual and cultural atrophy, and an increasingly dimmed recollection of the wisdom of a bygone age.
What happens when you realize the person who has shaped your beliefs doesn’t even hold those same beliefs?
Dr. Matt Finch knows fear. He has taken a class of first graders to the beach.
Heroism isn’t about victory, writes Travis Gasper. It’s about a will to survive.
There comes a moment when our very manhood is up for grabs.
What makes a hero? Maria Pawlowska looks to the late Dr. George Tiller for some answers.
For Lucas Ahlsen, it’s more than a family crest or some coins.
Laura Kinson shows that sometimes the best kind of companionship comes from the imagination.
Is it OK to drink alone? One man attempts to break the habitual routine.
During my waking life I’ve always been tormented by noise—voices in my brain that turned terror into self-hatred.
Stephen Sheffield shares three images that speak volumes about being alone.
Who calls and reserves a table for one in a restaurant? Dan Griffin has learned to enjoy his own company.
How to understand the paradox of being celebrated vs. socially celibate.
Susan Cain says “If you’re not an introvert yourself, you are surely raising, managing, married to, or coupled with one.”