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8 Helpful Things To Say When Your Partner Is Complaining

ByGraham Techler

Listening to your partner vent is part of the gig. This is how to make them feel heard.

Looking Back

What I Wish My Dad Taught Me When I Was Little, According To 10 Women

ByMatt Christensen

“I wish he had taught me earlier in life that the real value is in the question, and not so much in the answer.”

Response Unit

4 Useful Ways To Respond To Someone’s Big Emotions

BySteve Calechman

Because when someone in your life — a friend, your spouse, your child — becomes very emotional, how you show up for them speaks volumes.


6 Simple Tricks To Help You Remember People's Names More Often

ByChristian Dashiell

Because “I’m bad at names” doesn’t cut it.


How To Read The Room Like A Pro

BySteve Calechman

Reading the room is about seeing and hearing what’s both spoken and unspoken. And it’s a skill well worth mastering.

Looking Back

The Topic I Wish I Discussed With My Wife A Lot Sooner, According to 12 Men

ByMatt Christensen

When conversations aren’t had, problems can mount in a marriage. Here, 12 men discuss those they put off for too long but shouldn’t have.

Looking Back

What I Wish My Dad Taught Me When I Was Little, According To 11 Men

ByMatt Christensen

It’s impossible to teach everything. But it’s helpful to know what untaught lessons might be felt the most.

Cancel The Trip

6 Ways To Stop A Guilt Trip In Its Tracks

ByJeremy Brown

This is what to remember about guilt-trippers, and how to respond when they try to nag at your conscience.

Talk The Talk

7 Supportive Things To Say To Someone Who’s Stopped Drinking

ByAdam Bulger

First thing’s first: Instead of guessing what a friend might need, ask them what you can do to help.

Howdy, Stranger

7 Fool-Proof Ways To Leave A Great First Impression

BySteve Calechman

It’s always in your best interest to begin relationships on the right foot. As a parent, it’s even more so.

Choices, Choices

How To Make Better Decisions In Uncertain Times

ByVirginia Pelley

Shaky ground can make us feel less secure in our choices. Peter Atwater, author of the new book “The Confidence Map,” offers a clear framework to find a way forward.

Growing Buds

How I Rebuilt The Friendships That Faded When I Became a Dad

ByMatt Christensen

Losing touch doesn’t have to last forever.


Are You a Short Tempered Dad? Here’s What to Understand — And How to Stay in Control

ByVirginia Pelley

Even if your temper never leads to violence or shouting, it still affects your relationships, not to mention the mental health of everyone in your family. 


Why Men Lose The Respect Of Their Families — And How They Can Win It Back

ByVirginia Pelley

Regardless of how it was lost, respect can be hard to get back. Commanding it isn’t the answer.

Looking Back

What I Wish I Prioritized More When My Kids Were Little, According To 12 Dads

ByMatt Christensen

Looking back, here are the skills and lessons these men would’ve emphasized for their kids a bit more.

Happy Times

The Secret To Living A Happier, More Fulfilling Life

ByVirginia Pelley

A happiness researcher explains.