Mental-illness

My Bipolar Disorder In Five Dates

13 Ways To Be A Good Partner To Someone With Anxiety

A loving, stable relationship can be the best anti-anxiety drug out there.

The Psychology Of Pedophilia: A Mental Illness, Not A Crime

Contrary to popular belief, the terms “pedophile” and “child molester” aren’t interchangeable. 

Can Antidepressants Make You Fall Out Of Love?

When it comes to brain chemistry, love and depression aren’t that different.

I Thought I Was “Too Young” For Mental Health Problems

I wish I had realized there was no such thing as being too young to have mental health issues.

Make All Your Loved Ones Read This If You’ve Ever Had A Panic Attack

We may not be able to tell you what we need. But we don’t want you to leave.

Depression Is A Serious Illness. Not A Mood, Or An Attitude.

Telling a depressed person to “shake it off” is not an effective way to treat the illness.

As A Parent With ADHD, I Refuse To Dwell On My Mistakes

I’m the mom who thinks it’s a great idea to bake a cake at 11 pm or eat dessert before dinner.

Calling People ‘Crazy’ Is An Insult To My Mental Health

Don’t worry, there’s plenty of other words you can use.

My Anxiety Is Part Of Who I Am – Deal With It Or Get Lost

Here’s the thing: I can’t do anything about my anxiety any more than I can make my hair naturally smooth or my boobs bigger – it’s part of who I am.

I’m Not Rude, I Just Have Anxiety

It’s not something that I can even pretend to control.

Why Reaching Out To Mentally Ill Friends Is Complicated

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

I Don’t Understand People Who Never Think About Suicide

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

What If I’m Not The “Right” Kind Of Mentally Ill?

From Twitter hashtags to celebrity interviews, mental illness is having a cultural moment.

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

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

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