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How to Discipline Your Children

Many parents are moving towards “gentle parenting”, where they choose not to use rewards (sticker charts, lollies, chocolates, TV time as “bribes”) and punishments (taking away “privileges”, time-out, smacking) to encourage good behaviour, but encourage good behaviour for the sake of doing the right thing. Gentle parents argue that to …

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What Men Can Do To Stop Street Harassment

It’s that time of year again! The weather’s getting warmer, the days are getting longer, and most of us can’t wait to get a little sunshine on our skin. People are breaking out the shorts, skirts, sundresses, tank tops, sandals, and bathing suits. We’re hitting the parks, beaches, running paths, …

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Men Really Need to Stop Calling Women Crazy

Taylor Swift

A thought experiment: Imagine how people might react if Taylor Swift released an album made up entirely of songs about wishing she could get back together with one of her exes. We’d hear things like: “She can’t let go. She’s clingy. She’s irrational. She’s crazy.” Men would have a field …

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7 Things Men Want In A Relationship

Relationship

Men are often reluctant to talk about their needs in intimate relationships. Whether social conditioning or an inability to communicate our needs are to blame, men (who tend to be the less communicative partners in intimate relationships) are prone to silently suffering when their emotional needs aren’t being met by …

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6 Ways To Recover From The End Of A Toxic Relationship

Heartache requires recovery time. Unfortunately, the truly unhealthy relationships we engage in are sometimes the hardest ones to shake. Whether the person was emotionally abusive, never sober around you or if constantly made empty promises, it can sometimes take a great deal of time to recover. The good news is, …

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Birth Control For Men

When the birth control pill hit the U.S. market 51 years ago, the hope had been for a male method to follow close at its heels. Yet, despite decades of research and periodic hopeful headlines, progress has been largely indiscernible. Now, researchers are touting new developments: a reversible vasectomy, a …

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Reaching out to boys & men in Indonesia: Rifka Annisa

Caroline Liou To prevent gender-based violence, Rifka Annisa, a women’s crisis center in Yogyakarta, Indonesia , is reaching out to boys and men in the community through a series of activities. “In Indonesia, working on issues related to men, masculinities and violence is relatively new,” according to Nur Hasyim, Coordinator …

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