Essays

The Essays of David A. Estringel

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"Who Says It Gets Better?"

Originally published at Specter Magazine June 2011, online

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"Seven Steps to Turn Boys into Men"

Originally published at The Good Men Project November 4, 2018, online

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"A Boy and His Dog: Finding Strengths and the Capacity to Love through Grief and Loss"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column November 11, 2018, online

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"Aging Out: The Nuts n Bolts of Transitioning into the Gay Man's Limbo of Middle-Age"

Originally published at The Good Men Project  / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column November 18, 2018, online

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"My Male Mid-Life Crisis: The Ultimate Do-Over"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column November 25, 2018, online

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"Thanksgiving Redux: Part I: Seeing Family for the First Time through a Man's Eyes"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 1, 2018, online

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"Thanksgiving Redux: Part II: The Changing Family Roles of a Middle-Aged Hispanic Man

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 2, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 31-Day Detox"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 3, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #1 (Work)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 4, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #2 (Success)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 5, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #3 (Control)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 6, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #4 (Stoicism)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 9, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #5 (Anger)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 10, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #6 (Physicality)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 15, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #8 (Saving Face)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 23, 2018, online

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"My Toxic Masculinity: A 28-Day Detox - Day #9 (Knowing It All)"

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column December 30, 2018, online

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“My Toxic Masculinity: Looking Backwards, Looking Forward” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column January 6, 2019, online

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“Living Life, Dangerously” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column January 13, 2019, online

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“Who Are You Calling Toxic?” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column January 20, 2019, online

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“Getting Down to Brass Tacks” 

Original piece out for review for publication  

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“True Prosperity” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column February 3, 2019, online

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“Men Who Can't Not Write (A Call for Submissions)” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column February 5, 2019, online

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“Loving the Man in the Mirror” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column February 5, 2019, online

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“Maintaining the High Road when Things Get Rocky” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column February 9, 2019, online

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“On the Outside, Looking In - Part I” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column February 10, 2019, online

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“On the Outside, Looking In - Part II” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column February 10, 2019, online

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“On the Outside, Looking In” 

Published at Channillo / "Words from the Fringe: The Big, Bad World of Outsider Lit" February 9, 2019, online [reprint]

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“'Fulfillment' in 100 Words” 

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column February 11, 2019, online

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More essays to come...

Originally published at The Good Men Project / "Going Grey with David Estringel" weekly column - pending publication (online)

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