The suicide rate among women has increased exponentially for the past 20 years. The burden of trying to do it all just may be the culprit.
After a lifetime of living with her mother’s mental illness, our writer reckons with the love of a parent who longs to say good-bye.
Misery has found a lot of company since November 9. Which this chronically depressed writer finds oddly empowering, as she strategizes how to live in this dystopic new world.
Julie Klam talks about dogs, depression, and writing with Julie Barton, whose moving new memoir ‘Dog Medicine’ is a tribute to the golden retriever who rescued her from her darkest hours.
DAME's Friendkeeper helps a woman struggling with depression and another whose pal puts her pain on parade.
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The writer always assumed she'd want more than one kid … until she didn’t. The feelings that arose about family, fear, marriage, and career were more complicated than she could’ve imagined.
Studies have found that the outlook is grim for the chronically lonely. But the writer, an acute sufferer, may have found salvation … from her very own bookcase.
Many mental-health professionals take up to a month-long vacation in late summer. Which fills clients—like this grief-stricken writer—with existential dread.
The writer shared only a name with Amanda Peterson when they attended the same high school. But the actress’s untimely death has inspired a new reflection on that dark and desperate year.