Matt Christensen

Matt Christensen is a Cleveland-based writer who has contributed to more than two dozen global digital and print publications including Maxim, ESPN, Men's Journal, and Cosmo. He’s also the author of Bunny & Doggo: Friends Fight Depression, a children’s book aimed at normalizing conversations about mental health. He lives in with his wife, two dogs, and three cats.

Gripe Club

How to Actually Be Helpful When Your Partner Hates Their Job

There's more to do to help than nod your head and say "that sucks" and "I'm sorry" until your sound chip fritzes out.

Feel It Out

What To Do When You Start Resenting Your Spouse, According to 5 Therapists

Resentment is the silent killer of relationships. This is how to deal with it in a healthy way.

Let's Connect

How To Reconnect With Your Spouse: 11 Exercises For Busy Couples

Because we all need to get back to basics every now and again.

Looking Back

What I Wish I Knew When My Kids Were Still Little

We often see clearest looking back. Here, 11 dads share the advice they would've given their younger selves.

Looking Back

What I Wish I Said to My Kids More Often When They Were Young

There’s always more to say.

Support Network

12 Thoughtful Texts To Send A Stressed Out Partner

When your significant other is dealing with considerable stress, these messages of support may just be what they need to read.

Say You're Sorry

12 Texts To Send Your Partner After A Big Fight

Whether you want to send a tactful message of regret for taking things too far or a simple note to help you re-engage later, these messages are a good start.


The Most Game-Changing Advice I Received From My Therapist, According to 12 Men

This is the advice that resonated with these men the most.

You're Great

13 Compliments That Women Actually Want To Hear

The right compliment goes a long way. We asked more than a dozen women about the ones they'd like to receive more often.


What I Wish I Knew Before Having A Second Child

Here’s the advice these dads wish they received to help make the transition a bit smoother.


12 Important Truths About Life After Divorce

What can be expected once the proceedings are over? We asked a dozen divorced men for their truths on life after divorce.


The Minor Change That Made My Marriage So Much Better

As these men can attest, small adjustments can make a big difference.

Don't Let It Slip Away

What I Wish I Captured More When My Kids Were Little, According to 12 Dads

It’s hard to know what you’ll miss when your kids are older. Here’s what a dozen dads wish they documented a bit better.

You're So Sweet

38 Sweet Texts to Send Your Partner Just Because

Is there any better reason?

Ask Away

What I Wish I Asked My Parents While I Still Had The Chance

We never have as much time as we’d like. Here’s what a dozen men would ask their parents if they could get it back.


What I Wish I Knew About Friendships When I Was Younger, According to 12 Men

“Your friends update and change based on the season you're in."

What's In A Name?

Apparently, Some Parents Do Name Their Baby After Their Exes

Adam Levine is certainly not the only one who’s (allegedly) tried to name his child after a past partner.

Feel It Out

8 Sneaky Signs Of Resentment In A Relationship

Resentment is sneaky. The sooner you realize you might be feeling it, the sooner you can take action.


13 Compliments That Men Actually Want To Hear

Appreciation and validation are big parts of any relationship. Here are the ways in which men would like to hear them expressed.

Ask Away

12 Important Questions To Ask Your Dad Before He’s Gone

If you have the opportunity to connect, don't let it pass.