The Many Types of Depression: Descriptions and Symptoms

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When we talk about depression, what are we really talking about? Low mood for a day, a week? Must a sufferer always be found hiding beneath the covers? Or do periods of energy suddenly come and go? We do know that depression doesn’t necessarily get better on its own. And many people don’t know that… Read more »

5 Typical Challenges Blended Families Face

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It was quiet around the dinner table. Josh and Melissa glared at each other. Their kids shifted in their seats, and stared the floor, or at the ceiling. They were all tired, fed up, shell-shocked. This didn’t feel like “blending” at all. They felt like pushing, shoving, and ramming into each other. And after a… Read more »

Couples and Mental Illness: Coping with the Ups and Downs

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Sometimes Nadine’s illness keeps the peaks and valleys of her mental roller coaster ride coming so quickly, it’s all her husband Will can do to hold the safety rail of his support group with one hand, and his wife with the other. He does his best to steady them both, reminding Nadine that they’re in… Read more »

How to Cope with a Verbally Abusive Partner

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Enough is enough. It’s okay to be done with the disrespect, the disregard, the bullying, the cruel jokes. It’s okay to be fed up with manipulation, humiliation, and the confusing insinuations that undermine your self-image and self-esteem. There is nothing loving about your partner’s words. There is nothing sweet or kind or encouraging in the… Read more »

7 Ways to Tell if You are Verbally Abusive to Your Partner

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Maybe you know you’re right. Maybe you’re the one with the talent, the intellect, or the skills to keep your relationship on track. Maybe it feels safer if you’re always the one in the relationship driver’s seat. But the partner riding with you should not get verbally, and emotionally, jerked around along the way. Truth… Read more »