#RealTalk: Equitable Parenting
by Joe Carr I consider myself a pretty mature, independent man. But it wasn’t until I became a father that I realized how much I relied on my wife. When Della was born, all of Serenity’s attention rightfully went to the baby, and I discovered how much emotional and practical support I had grown dependent on. It’s hard to admit, but on an unconscious level I still want someone to take care of me. Now suddenly my wife has an actual...
Into the Dark
by Randall Richard Rogers Let me be clear right from the start. It’s conceivable you are looking at this photo, taking into account the Facebook page you’re on, and, noticing our proximity to Ely, Minnesota and the Boundary Waters. It’s not the moon over those pristine waters. It’s David Kaar’s flashlight shining into the black night off the dock where he’s desperately hoping a boat is coming to...
Leonard Szymczak on Fatherhood & Maturity with the ManKind Project USA
A conversation with Leonard Szymczak about fatherhood, his TEDx talk, and the evolution of men’s work, with MKP USA’s Communications Director Boysen Hodgson. Szymczak has been a marriage and family therapist for over 30 years, and part of a men’s group for over 35 years. “Men are floundering … and we definitely need to be connected through a men’s group.” “The men’s movement has...
On the Impacts of Pornography
An in depth conversation about pornography with Joerg Calvis of the ManKind Project Germany, founder of the ‘Open Green Heart’ (https://humanmankind.com/) problem, and Gary Wilson, author, researcher, and creator of the site ‘Your Brain On Porn’ (http://yourbrainonporn.com). In this conversation we explore: the ‘old’ porn vs. the ‘new’ porn voyeurism vs agency novelty, repetition, and...
Go see the great Carlini
A Yom Kippur Sermon from David Burstein about facing mental illness as a community.
Asking for What I Want – guest post from Erin Brandt
I want women to fight for men.
And I want men to fight for women.
So that NEITHER lets the other be put down, made fun of, or disrespected.