Even if you are pro abstinence only education (and you believe that it works) there are crucial things you can tell young people without even talking to them about sex at all. While I am mainly aiming for girls here, most of these topics do apply to young boys as well. By the way, I am… Continue reading 12 Sex Ed Things That Aren’t Even About Sex
Some Thoughts on What It Takes to Be a Good Father
7 Reasons to Date a Nerdy Girl: Response
First, I just want to say that I LOVE The Good Men Project. I think they are doing amazing work and the articles they post are informative and interesting. However, (everything before the but doesn't count?) the other day I read this article: Smart is Sexy: 7 Reasons it's to your benefit to date a… Continue reading 7 Reasons to Date a Nerdy Girl: Response
Be A Good Bystander. You’re Not Exempt From Fighting Violence.
Domestic violence affects everyone. Whether you are the victim, the perpetrator, the victim or perpetrator's child, relative, friend, coworker, neighbor...you're affected. This is not somebody else's problem. It's not something which isn't your business. And don't think that just because it's a huge probelm that somehow means one person can't make a difference. Check out… Continue reading Be A Good Bystander. You’re Not Exempt From Fighting Violence.
Hephaestus and Aphrodite
Everyone knows what it feels like to be rejected by someone you have feelings for. (If you don't, this post may not be of interest to you.) Let's agree it's comparable to being run over by a garbage truck. It is not at all a desirable situation to be in. You know how Romeo and… Continue reading Hephaestus and Aphrodite
Clean As You Go
One of the things I enjoy when I'm upset is baking. It's distracting and fun, and the end product is a tasty edible thing. But baking is incredibly messy - when the muffins are in the oven you have goo all over the counters and floors, you're covered in flour, ingredients are scattered about the… Continue reading Clean As You Go