ask a sex therapist
Here, seven manageable steps you can take to help preserve some semblance of your sexuality while trying to manage your depression.
friendships
I have the kind of depression that is really, really difficult for other people to deal with.
suicide
At 20, I decided that if the world wasn’t going to do me the favor of killing me off young, I’d do it myself. But now what?
meds
It made me scared of medication, and I don’t want to be.
mental health
rick springfield
I meet Rick Springfield at the counter of Starbucks in the Malibu Country Mart.
styleite
Fashion has always been considered a form of non-verbal communication.
in

May 28, 2014 at 2:30pm | 34 comments

suicide
I am tired of the stigma surrounding black women and mental health.
in

May 23, 2014 at 12:00pm | 67 comments

mental health
I was a funny person. I laughed a lot. I was just unhappy a lot of the time.
chiara de blasio
breastfeeding
If you’ve never been pregnant or you’re not a woman, you might not be aware of the pressure that is placed upon women to breastfeed.
depression
I suffer from anxiety and depression and sometimes even the affirmations I teach don’t help.
drugs
I tested the residue of one of the capsules we had leftover. When I got those results, a knot settled into the pit of my stomach. "What have I done?" I asked myself.
traveling
I’ve always been depressed, but that shouldn’t hold me back from traveling. I already have enough to worry about, from graduating university to saving for my next trip and planning where to go.
your outfits of the week
depression
Even though internally I am a hot mess, on the outside my appearance is the same.
you are the advice columnist
It is at the point where it’s affecting the way I feel about our friendship.
sadness
Sometimes what people refer to as “positivity” is actually denial. I’m all for having a positive attitude, but I have also battled major depression and I’ve had enough of people scolding me in the name of “positivity” if I express a negative emotion.
painting
Rediscovering my long-lost hobby is helping me get my life back on track.
antidepressants
Know what I did this Christmas? I wrote something called "My life is a failure," and I couldn't stop crying.
in

Dec 30, 2013 at 9:00am | 185 comments

depression
I'm still figuring out if I have better quality of life off of antidepressants, but I know one thing: I get sad easier. Here's how I'm coping.
happy things
Shopping malls, neglected animals and horror crap -- am I alone in this madness?