Any Man Can Be a Father…

June 19, 2016By Nick CoughlinFathers & Sons, Raising Good Boys, Relationships

Nick Coughlin

Nick Coughlin is the founder and publisher of Compassionate Man. He lives in South Minneapolis with his two dogs, Onyx and Boli. You can reach him by emailing nick@compassionateman.com

Yesterday I met with a real estate agent to talk about selling my house, and after seeing my place, she called me a minimalist. I admit, I’m not one for clutter. Turns out that preference doesn’t always sit well with my sentimentality. I find it almost painful to let go of anything that reminds me … Read More

Relationships Are The Real Currency In Life

November 9, 2015By Nick CoughlinFathers & Sons, Relationships

Nick Coughlin

Nick Coughlin is the founder and publisher of Compassionate Man. He lives in South Minneapolis with his two dogs, Onyx and Boli. You can reach him by emailing nick@compassionateman.com

I received a letter in the mail today from my dad, as I occasionally do. His letters are straight out of a bygone era, and no matter how short, no matter what the subject, they are always heartfelt. I don’t recall one which hasn’t brought me to tears. My dad is a curmudgeon in many … Read More