Garrett Michael Carlson

Garrett Carlson is the founder of Dudefluencer.com, an online men's magazine dedicated to publishing articles around positive masculinity and men's self-care. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins Non-Fiction writing program, he loves to break traditional storytelling norms intermixing personal narrative, comedy, and research to talk about men's issues. Garrett currently lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, two cats, and Icelandic Sheepdog, Orla.
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13 Positive Male Role Models Worth Celebrating

Whether it's talking about mental health, male loneliness, or head injuries, these men exemplify what it means to be positive male role models.

Self-Reflection and Poise with Martin Fretwell

One of the best parts of writing about men’s friendship and community is when you meet other dudes with similar beliefs and goals. There’s a pretty tight-knit group of folks involved in...

Book Review: We Need to Hang Out: A Memoir of Making Friends

One of the first articles I wrote for Dudefluencer was about the importance of male friendship. Soon after, I realized just how necessary human connection was towards a healthier life, which led...

How to Reinvigorate Friendships with Billy Baker

Kerstin Gerst Emerson, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia’s Institute of Gerontology. “In public health, we talk all the time about obesity and smoking and have all these interventions, but...

The Best Male Disney Characters of All Time

Disclosure: This website is reader supported. If you click on a link, I might make a few bucks. Read our disclosure page for more information. In fourth grade, my parents surprised me with a trip...

7 Examples of Positive Masculinity from Ted Lasso

Disclosure: This website is reader supported. If you click on a link, I might make a few bucks. Read our disclosure page for more information. Sometimes you binge-watch a show and feel like a different...

Lessons from “Coach Dave”

This weekend, I found my new favorite show: Ted Lasso. Never before has a television show displayed so much heart, so much positivity that it inspired me to be a better person....

The Best Ethical Men’s Suits for 2021

A well-tailored suit is a must for any dude's wardrobe, but with so many formal options available, we wanted to find the best ethical men's suits for 2020.

Garrett Michael Carlson

Garrett Carlson is the founder of Dudefluencer.com, an online men's magazine dedicated to publishing articles around positive masculinity and men's self-care. A graduate of the Johns Hopkins Non-Fiction writing program, he loves to break traditional storytelling norms intermixing personal narrative, comedy, and research to talk about men's issues. Garrett currently lives in Northern Virginia with his wife, two cats, and Icelandic Sheepdog, Orla.
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