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.
14 Confidence-Building Phrases To Tell Your Kids
A few small words can make a big difference.
8 Traits of a Happy Marriage, According to a Couples Therapist
No. 5: They are flexible.
The Big Realization That Made Me A Better Dad, According To 10 Men
Ten dads discuss the “aha” moment that made them change things for the better.
The Simple Habit That Helps Me Be A Better Husband, According to 12 Men
The little things matter.
How the Loss of My Father Affected Me, According to 14 Men
Losing one's father is a traumatic, transformative event. Here, 14 men reflect on what the experience was like for them.
The Advice Therapists Give To Couples On The Brink Of Divorce
The last-ditch, marriage-saving advice therapists and couple's counsellors offer their clients.
What I Wish I Knew Before My Divorce, According to 9 Men
“Looking back, I probably would’ve traded a lot of those fights for pep talks, instead.”
The Marriage Advice I Wish I Learned A Lot Sooner, According To 12 Men
“A good marriage isn’t two people who need each other, but two people who wake up every day and choose each other”
This Was The Worst Mother’s Day Gift I Ever Received, According To 11 Women
Sure, it’s the thought that counts. But if the gift reflects little-to-no thought in the first place, well, do better.
What I Wanted To Hear From My Husband When I Was Pregnant
What's the best thing to tell your wife when she's pregnant? A dozen women share what they wanted to hear.
The Moment We Knew We Didn’t Want Any More Kids, According To 13 Parents
Some decisions are by choice. Some are by necessity. Some are a complicated mixture of the two.
7 Big Signs You And Your Spouse Are Truly A Team
Is your relationship destined for a dynasty, or ready for a rebuild?
7 Couples On How They Stopped Fighting About Being Late
When one partner prefers to be on-time and the other is often running behind, tensions run high. Here’s how seven couples solved the issue.
What I Wish I Knew About Being A Single Parent A Lot Sooner
“My role in their lives wasn’t exactly the same, but I realized that I was just as valuable — if not more so — than I was before.”
12 Ways Having A Second Child Changes Your Marriage
Not to mention everything else.
40 Men On Turning 40: What Modern Men Feel About Reaching Middle Age
What does turning 40 mean for modern men? We asked 40 men who have recently — or are about to — reach that age to reflect on the milestone.
What I Wish I Knew About Co-Parenting Much Sooner
This hard-won advice helped these men create a co-parenting relationship that works for everyone involved.
12 Important Questions To Ask Your Dad Before He’s Gone
If you have the opportunity to connect, don't let it pass.
12 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.
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.