Are You Happy With Your Character Resume?

A lot of people are too caught up in material measures of "success," or fall prey to the status and prestige mindset.  That is, they measure themselves with the yardsticks of what they have attained, how much money they earn, the house they live in, car they drive, jewelry they wear, and/or other external trappings [...]

Why We Need More Connection

My Fucking Feelings 7/26/’17 I haven’t written one of these in a while. Feel like I need to. For me. I don’t know where to start. I guess I’ll start with connection. We are born connected. We feel whole. The second our umbilical cord is cut, we feel alone. Incomplete. From here on out, we [...]

The Smartphone: Handle With Care

Source: freestocks/stocksnap I’m not among the purists who insist that mobile devices and social media are signaling the end of civilization. The technological revolution is benefiting society in many ways. It’s benefiting me personally. If nothing else, the GPS on my phone means my pitiful sense of direction is less of an albatross than it [...]

#MCreads Summer Edition

Oh, man, kids.  I’ve been a reading machine this summer.  I usually check out three books a week and when I brought the last batch home, Chris asked me how I choose books.  “Is it the cover?  Or the author?  Or do you read pages?” he asked.  Chris is not a big reader, and I’d [...]

The Rational Male – Positive Masculinity

I’m happy to announce today that The Rational Male – Positive Masculinity is now available on Amazon. The Kindle version will be up within a day or two as it takes a bit longer for Kindle Direct Publishing to go through the review process. Positive Masculinity is the newest supplemental reading in the Rational Male [...]

Follow the Leader: Authority-Based Relationships Uncovered

This is the latest installment of interviews with speakers from the 2nd Annual AltSex NYC Conference, which was held on Friday, April 28 in a midtown NYC theater. Eric Pride, together with his wife Lady Christie, heads a structured authority-based household in New York, which celebrates its 15 year anniversary in 2017.  Eric enjoys consensual S&M, blogs [...]

Are You High in Moral Development? Do You Love?

Ever since G. Stanley Hall’s 1892 description of infants learning to love because of the mother’s embrace, the field of moral development has been searching for the answer to one of humanity’s most interesting questions: What does it mean to be highly morally developed? At the risk of criticizing my own field of study, moral [...]