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On the Messiness of Relationships and the Need for Courageous Men

By Louis Cona  Are men today willing to suffer for their love or embrace the “messiness” of commitment and risk taking? Taking a look at our current culture would produce skeptical answers. Divorce rates are over 50%, sexuality is being … Continue reading »

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"Courtship, Etiquette, and the Adolescent Male" by Randall B Smith

Recently, Randall Smith discussed how etiquette and courtship rituals, which once helped channel masculine energy into constructive ends, has degenerated into hook-ups. In his opinion, women have been a large part of the cause. Read on for his take: I … Continue reading »

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"Why Young Persons Would Wait Forevermore" by Catherine Palmer

Most women still want to be princesses, and most men still seek to win a woman’s heart. Hefner and Sanger diminished the person to the mere sum of parts, yet we know that men and women are remarkable and multifarious, fantastic and so much more. There is still magic in the differences of the sexes—and what a joy it is to encounter them! Indeed, our world contains the possibility of being radically altered by this ‘other,’ who, through the eyes of love, suddenly becomes much larger than we saw before.

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"Five Myths on Fathers and Family" by Dr. Bradford Wilcox

Fathers bring distinctive talents to the parenting enterprise. The work of psychologist Ross Parke, for instance, indicates that fathers are more likely than mothers to engage their children in vigorous physical play (e.g., roughhousing), to challenge their children — including their daughters — to embrace life’s challenges, and to be firm disciplinarians. Not surprisingly, children benefit from being exposed to the distinctive paternal style.

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How to Bring Dating Back: A Suggestion by David Laprade

What will it take to bring dating back on any given campus? A group of guys brave enough to ask, witty enough to plan, and sincere enough to be trusted—a group of gentlemen, each willing to approach a woman as something at least a little mysterious, as something worthy of his efforts—and a group of women noble enough to be inspiring, trusting enough to take the guys at their word, and humble enough to give them a chance—that is, a group of ladies. The rest will take care of itself. People in college want to date; they just need to see it happen first.

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Stop Hanging Out with Women and Start Dating Them

We would like to take a moment to recognize the “Art of Manliness,”  a website dedicated to men, for men, by men.  While claiming to be committed to the task of “reclaiming the lost art of manliness”,  this website ranges … Continue reading »

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Crusade to Claim Back Chivalry by Ashley Crouch

Originally published by the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute on the subject and republished on “Back to the Best” this article encourages women to help men strive to be chivalrous by means of their own self-respect and extending sincere appreciation … Continue reading »

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"A Defense of Manliness" by Rachel Wagley

“Manliness is confidence in the face of risk.” In her most recent article, president of Harvard’s True Love Revolution Rachel Wagley asserts that society denigrates men and people forego the opportunity to encourage nobility, chivalry, and manly virtue. Rather than … Continue reading »

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Dockers Releases Their "Man-ifesto" by Ashley Crouch

Manhood really has been swept away in modern society, leaving many men no more mature than teenagers, just bigger and with more work skills. It’s time to bring back real men, confident leaders focused on service to women and children! Khakis are optional.

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