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Always Something There to Remind Me
There’s something appalling—nearly unforgivable—about the things we forget, like, 98-ish percent of our known existence. We forget that we breathe.…
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The Fastest Way to Stop Feeling Angry: How a Dying Child Changed the World
“I hate you, dad!” he yelled from his bedroom. “You always want me to do things how you would do…
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The Things We Don’t Teach Men (And How It Ruins Everything)
The world fails men. We fail everyone, but we fail men in particular. And that failure leads to a countless…
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The Thing Divorced Parents Fear Most
When people experience divorce, several life changes happen at once, often compounding an already-excruciating time for those involved. First, your partner…
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What Will I Tell My Son To Help Him Avoid Divorce?
Lynda asked: “My question for you is: what are you going to say to your son to teach him how…
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It Doesn’t Jive Because We’d Just Assume Do Things the Wrong Way
Donkey wrote: “Matt has a post about leaving his crying wife in the hospital after giving birth/having a C-section. Lisa…
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Who is Worthy of Your Love?
monthemoon asked (read the full comment here): “Hi Matt! I’ve been reading your blog for a few months now, just…
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The Death of Manhood
I made fun of my gay friend in high school for the same reason I was afraid to tell my…
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It’s Not Your Fault, Men; Just Your Responsibility
Many men neglect and abuse their wives emotionally, and it leads to thousands of new divorces every day. Husbands do…
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If I Die Before I Wake
I think about dying sometimes. I think about dying because sometimes people die. I can’t decide how afraid of it…
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