men, masculinities and gender politics

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Myths about custody and domestic violence

A short US account of common myths about domestic violence and custody and how to counter them.

Heather, Mez and Me

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Stephen Macintosh managed to avoid bitterness and revenge getting in the way of a healthy divorce.

Chris and me

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Stephen Macintosh reflects on sharing his life with his best mate.

And twelve years has seemed a day

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John Westlund shares the delights and difficulties of being a single father.

For your own good

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The author writes about fathering through power-sharing and learning through mistakes instead of discipline and punishment.

Remembering a hero

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Alan Wheatley writes about his father.

Men, friendship and intimacy

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Jac Brown looks at the risks of real connection.

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Mother's little helper

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What obstacles do men face in their attempts to become better fathers? Michael Eburn reflects on his own experience and comes up with some ideas.

Mothers and sons: honouring our mothers

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Separation and rejection or honouring our connection? Bob Pease discusses the politics of the mother/son relationship.

Deconstructing Fatherhood Propaganda

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Trich Wilson's response to Louise B. Silverstein and Carl F. Auerbach's article "Deconstructing the Essential Father."