Depression

Cutting Deep: The Truth About Self-Harm

When emotional pain cuts deep, self-harm can feel like the only answer. 

It Took Me Years To Realize I Deserve Good Things

Sometimes we have to hit rock bottom before we realize how far we’ve fallen.

Being Diagnosed With PCOS Changed My Life

I thought all my symptoms were a “normal” part of being a woman.

A Tattoo Helped Heal My Postpartum Blues​

I wasn’t sure a tattoo would help me move through the hollowness, but I’m glad I spread my wings and took that chance.

4 Ways To Stop Overthinking From Ruining Your Relationships

Because your brain never switches off, no matter how much you want it to.

Mothers In Medicine Made My Postpartum Depression Bearable

It’s Normal Not To Shed A Single Tear After A Toxic Break-Up

Newsflash: not crying doesn’t mean you’re not heartbroken.

‘I Wish I’d Never Had Kids’: The Moms Who Regret Parenthood

“I felt like, and still feel like, I made a mistake. I don’t want to be a parent.”

The Access Bars: A New Cure For Depression And Anxiety?

I went in not knowing what to expect – and came out not knowing what to think.

Here’s Why Some Women Get Pre-Period Depression

Sufferers of PDD experience profound feelings of sadness before their period.

Why Reaching Out To Mentally Ill Friends Is Complicated

It’s kind of like telling someone “If you’re hungry, come over for dinner.” 

Feeling Depressed Is Different Than Being Depressed

No matter how much I denied it, it was obvious that I was depressed.

Stop Telling People Not To Take Antidepressants

Taking antidepressants is like removing a fog you never realized you lived beneath.

I Don’t Understand People Who Never Think About Suicide

I once thought committing suicide was selfish. Now I’m not sure.

25 People Share The Thing That Made Them Realize They Needed Help

Content warning: Themes of mental illness that some readers may find triggering.

I Dress Loudly And My Hair’s Blue. Why Do I Feel Invisible?

Do I think I’m invisible because I’m depressed, or am I genuinely being ignored? What’s a real feeling and what’s the disease?

Why Men’s Depression So Often Looks Like Anger

Rage can be a defense against feeling needy or helpless in a society that shames men for showing emotional vulnerability.

How I Stole My Sex Drive Back From My Antidepressants

You don’t have to just lay there and take it.

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