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Letting Go of Insecurities

By Scott Weeman | Men’s Staff Writer Photo Credit | Donna Irene Photography One of my least favorite questions that people ask me when I first meet them is “What do you do?”  For some reason, this question triggers all sorts of insecurities in me as a man, as if there is some ri
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Love Isn’t Grey: A Post Not About 50 Shades

By Patrick Dunford | Men’s Staff Writer Photo Credit | Donna Irene Photography My barista lit my coffee on fire yesterday. I’m serious. He fired up a culinary blowtorch and introduced me to the eighth wonder of the world that is the crème brûlée cappuccino. It takes three accent
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Climbing Out of Fear

By Scott Weeman | Men’s Staff Writer “What I do, I do not understand. For I do not do what I want, but I do what I hate.” – Romans 7:15 Have you ever been caught in a life cycle of actions that feeds the negative thoughts and feelings you have for yourself or the world around yo
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Why You Should Fall in Love with Someone Broken

By Patrick Dunford | Guest Blogger Photo Credit | Jenny Haas Photography She was perfect. That probably should have been one of the first signs of trouble. Maybe it was because I was a late-bloomer to the dating scene and she was the first woman I’d ever asked out. Maybe it was becaus
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Hello My Name is Scott – I’m an Alcoholic

By Scott Weeman | Men’s Staff Writer Photo credit: Elissa Anne Photography I took my first drink on a late evening in May, 2002.  I was 17 years old.  “Don’t think so much about how it’s going to taste, but think about how good it will make you feel,” was the instruction I was g
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Love Costs Everything

By Jesse Garcia | Guest Blogger Photo credit: Jenny Haas Photography I’ve always been a romantic. When I was little I would dream of ways to sweep a girl off her feet. I remember the first girl I ever fell in love with. It was a bright sunny day in Los Angeles, California. The cool br
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The 24-Year Old Virgin

By Patrick Dunford | Guest Blogger She was already drunk when I arrived at the party. Her roommates were starting to get worried about her, and I was the only one who wasn’t in some way inebriated. She and I had a class together that semester, her roommates recognized me from study gr
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The Need to Lead

By Craig Pytleski | Guest Blogger Let’s face it. Society has let men get by when it comes to relationships. There is no accountability in place to ensure that men are living up to a specific standard. (Any standard at all for that matter…) As a young man who has been involved in vario
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Sexual Purity. Overrated?

By Tim Scheidler | Staff Writer Is sexual purity overrated? Simply put: absolutely not. But it can be… if it is motivated incorrectly. There is no doubt that your virginity is one of the greatest gifts you can save for your spouse. There is no doubt that it is rare to save all – or ev
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The Power of a Man’s Love

My girl got sick. She was constantly nervous because of problems at work, personal life, her failures and children. She lost 30 pounds and weighed about 90 pounds. She got very skinny and was constantly crying. She was not a happy woman. She had suffered from continuing headaches, hea
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