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

Rethinking The Way We Raise Boys

October 27, 2015By Nick CoughlinRaising Good Boys

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

Several months ago I had the opportunity to attend a special screening for “The Mask You Live In,” a documentary that explores how our boys navigate America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Produced by The Representation Project, which “inspires individuals and communities to challenge and overcome limiting stereotypes so that everyone, regardless of gender, race, class, … Read More