vulnerability

After a recent relationship ended, I had to think long and hard about what went wrong, and why.

Six Ways I've Made It Hard For My Partner To Love Me

I decided to stop blaming everything and everyone except myself, and identify the habits in myself which had caused nothing but trouble in my relationships, and which I wanted to change.

Read...
Dirty Harry may be a highly entertaining character, but he is not a role model I would want my son to emulate. Image: Warner Brothers.

Tough Guys vs. Real Men: On-Screen And At-Home

Dirty Harry may be a highly entertaining character, but he is not a role model I would want my son to emulate. Young boys and men exposed to these sorts of stereotypes must be somewhat shaken to discover how little their inner life resembles this representation of heroism. In order to mimic the external impassiveness of these so-called heroes, how much of their true selves must they deny?

Read...
We are hard-wired for love and companionship. Image: Thinkstock.

The Independence Illusion: How Vulnerability Will Improve Your Relationships

Being vulnerable, being seen (even lumpy and naked), admitting weakness, asking for help — these acts inspire and edify.

Read...

Leda Swan Is Vulnerable Without Apologizing

On her goals.

Read...
Credit: ThinkStock

Should Women Really Be "Flattered" by Catcalls?

An article in the New York Post claims women should appreciate the attention. Let's digest, shall we?

Read...