Geocaching and how to easily get started

Geo-what?? Geocaching has been around since May, 2000, when Dave Ulmer of Beavercreek, Oregon, USA stashed a parcel and posted its GPS coordinates online. Within three days two people had discovered the stash and the game had begun. Much like an old-fashioned treasure...

Make the most of Coronavirus lockdown

Getting through the Coronavirus lockdown? We see many people finding the lockdown during Coronavirus difficult to manage, but it doesn't need to be this way. What we've done is to look at the different aspects and the different parts of the family, and ways to get...

Guitar Lessons – It’s never too late

Can an ‘Old Dog’ learn new tricks? At the age of 59 I took the plunge and began guitar lessons to finally learn to play an instrument. Well, that’s not quite true. I was always a tapper… my dad had played the drums and it came-out in me. He and I would tap along to...

The Generation Gap

The Generation Gap is a well-worn phrase and oft used as a throw-away, or dismissive term. This article addresses the need for communication and why it’s important to “understand that we can’t understand”.

Man’s Best Friend

One of the best things we can do for our best friend is to ensure they are healthy.

These treats are just right. Healthy, rewarding, and nutritious.

IFTTT – If This Then That

IFTTT - What are you on about?   IFTTT - (If This Then That) has been around for several years now, though many are still unaware, even if using it themselves. Firstly, the pronunciation. IFTTT is said like 'LIFT' without the 'L', so it is "ift". Most people are...

Deadbeat Dad

When life goes ‘BANG’ and you are suddenly without your kids… What can you do to be a Good Dad?

Three words that do so much

What3words is a simple but highly effective concept for locating ANY 3m x 3m spot on the planet’s surface. Who knew that there were three words that do so much…

Possible PTSD diagnosis tool

Potential new tool for PTSD diagnosis Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has a possible new biomarker to help in diagnosis of the disorder, according to an article on the Sleep Research Society’s website, Sleep. One of the more common symptoms of PTSD, seen in...

Car seat cover – Keep your back seats looking great

Protect your car interior  with a car seat cover if you have a Joe... Joe is a Cocker Spaniel, and if you know anything about Cockers the rest is not new. Above is Joe. Joe is, as you can see, a fine-looking animal. Below is also Joe. Joe can be a dick...

Welcome

To the 22PlusY Homepage, the anchor of THE site with men in mind, written by men.

Why a dedicated site?

The answer is simple, women are very good at sharing… men are not.

It took me most of my 59 years to realise that we men are not really catered for when it comes to our interests and having somewhere to look for information and ideas.

Yes, there are sites that cater for men’s interests, but they are either for specific areas, such as sports etc., technology, or for the mid-twenties to late thirties group and mostly about male grooming etc.

22PlusY aims to be different. We have content about interests, but also about health and wellbeing, as well as relationships etc. Things men want to know about. Things that many men fear that they are unique for feeling a particular way, but are, in reality, very normal.

Many men isolate themselves, or their feelings, often for deeply ingrained reasons, and very often for misguided reasons.

This is not a site for porn, not a site for foul-language, not an agony aunt, and not a site for misogyny.

All articles are open for comments and for sharing, and guest writers are always welcome… just drop me a line at info@22plusy.com if you would like to contribute.

 

So, the name: 22PlusY

22PlusY refers to the 23rd chromosome that distinguishes between male and female. Females have an ‘X’ and males have a ‘Y’. There’s a lot of talk about gender in the press these days, and I’m not expressing an opinion one-way or another. Suffice it to say we cannot change our chromosomes. they are literally made of our unique DNA. If someone is born with the 23rd chromosome being a ‘Y’ they will always have a ‘Y’ in that position.

 

Become yourself!

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