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We have a total of 5 publications on Medium

From The Good Men Project:

Hello Love (Relationships) — Love changes us. Love makes us human.

Change Becomes You (Advice) — Life advice that will (actually) improve your life.

Equality Includes You (Social Justice) — Speaking up for humanity through intersectional social justice. Open to all.

A Parent is Born (Parenting) — Because the moment a child is born, a parent is born too.

Greener Together (Environmentalism) — Because the earth needs us. Pronto.

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No matter what the problem, adding a few well-intentioned people can make it exponentially worse.

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By Tim Clark

Modern technology is changing our lives. Using nothing but our phone, we can purchase almost anything from a mind-numbing variety of locations on the world wide web, have it shipped to work, to our house, billed to any of several credit cards stashed in our wallet, and then when the light changes we can drive home, calling in a pizza to be delivered shortly after we arrive.

We can sit down and watch a streaming movie, commercial-free, with the ability to pause, rewind and fast forward.

Life has been reduced to a series of digital interactions, a…

Jordan Gray says that everyone comes into their relationships with expectations. But some are a lot more harmful than others.

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By Jordan Gray

Every person comes into relationships with some sort of expectations.

Expectations around how they want to be loved. Expectations around how frequently they will communicate with each other. Expectations around what their sex lives will look like.

Truly, the potential number of expectations is endless.

There are reasonable expectations, and unreasonable expectations when it comes to relationships (and what is reasonable for one couple might be different for another).

Examples of reasonable expectations would be:

I expect my partner to remain faithful to me, since we agreed to a monogamous partnership.

I expect my partner to not…

Yup. Easy Steps. Life doesn’t have to be challenging.

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By Lynn Wicker

There are words that just simply capture our attention.

For some words, it’s their shock value. For others, it’s more of a sense of curiosity that they create in us. For still others, it’s a kind of magical allure that causes us to be drawn to them like moths to a flame.

I think that one of those words is the word easy.

It attracts us, draws us in and appeals to that thing in us that is often seeking the fastest solutions.

Even though we can find ourselves attracted to it, somewhere in our subconscious, we…

Whether they’re boys or girls, we don’t need to protect our kids as they become sexually active; we need to prepare them.

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By Alyssa Royse

I have 3 daughters, and no sons. One of my daughters is approaching the age at which sex is probably on her mind, and likely to happen some time in the near future. So I did what I always do when I’m trying to figure out how I feel about something, I wrote about coming to terms with the fact that my kid will grow up and become sexual.

I got a lot of email about that post, comments on Facebook. People using words like “protecting” and “saving” their daughters from sex. Talking about how strong the…

Love isn’t logical, and neither is self love. But that isn’t why men might struggle to make it work for them.

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By Maria Borghoff

Everyone knows that relationships take work and love isn’t always easy.

So why does the rising trend of “self-love” make the idea of loving yourself out to be all fun and games? The answer may be in the over-emphasis of self-love for women as a means of female empowerment.

But with shifting gender roles in our society, we also need to encourage men to embrace self-love practices. But self-love requires vulnerability, and humility, and that isn’t what men are conditioned to thing they should be.

This video talks about why this might be harder for men and…

The angel of male middle-ageness appeared and told me to get a grip. Which meant running much more slowly than I normally do and dropping out of an invisible race.

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By GPW Gillmore

Sometimes, I think manopause is the epitome of the disappointment of growing up. The realisation that you’re never going to be president, billionaire or a best-selling author. That you have arrived at where you’re going to be. But this is also the joy of the manopause. The realization that you don’t have to run any faster. You don’t have to run at all. You already are that guy and that guy will do just fine.

I also don’t know why they call it a ‘mid-life crisis’ like you’re only supposed to get one of them. …

A passive aggressive individual is as much of a self-important controller as the most aggressive, in-your-face individual you might think of — just they do it insidiously and underhandedly.

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By Collette Gee

Each person has an unreasonable and harmful psychological side to their character. And, this dark side can undermine a relationship in a dangerous way. If you want to experience a happy, healthy relationship, then quit sabotaging your relationship, and start rectifying it.

Below are the most typical features of exactly what I like to call “relationship downers” and how they can sabotage your relationship.

You’re a Scorekeeper

Contending can swiftly turn a relationship into an unsightly fight of one-upmanship. How can you potentially be a winner if it is at the expenditure of making the individual you allegedly love a…

Finding hope in tragedy.

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By Jason Greer

On April 20, 2021, I, like so many people around the world, waited with bated breath as the Derek Chauvin verdict was being announced in a quiet courtroom in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Derek Chauvin, the disgraced Minneapolis police officer who brutally assassinated George Floyd on May 25, 2020, in front of the entire world, was found guilty on all charges. My wife and I cried for joy, with the silent hope that Mr. Floyd was somewhere in Heaven celebrating the moment with his mother. Five minutes into our tear-fest I received a call from Phil Dixon, who along…

Our Environmental Activism weekly live discussion.

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By Thaddeus Howze

It has been presented by Conservatives in particular, that opening the country means accepting a wildcard of random death around the world in order to return to profitability.

I say to you: The reason Conservatives and big businesses are so cavalier is because they’ve been killing you all your lives and for them, this is just business as usual.

Air pollution alone from the factories, cars, trucks, and power plants kills 7 to 11 million people every year and has done so for decades.

As far as their concern the coronavirus is just one more random event…

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