A startling pattern of trauma and pregnancy denial incites young women to do the unthinkable. Are we criminalizing women with a rare dissociative disorder?
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.
It’s not surprising that women who take on too much often refuse others’ offers to ease their burden—but their reasons why might be.
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.
From a very young age, girls are taught that being skinny is a virtue and consuming “too much” is sinful. Will women ever be able to eat and drink without guilt?
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.
Nearly half the people killed at the hands of cops have a disability, including Alfred Olango and Deborah Danner. Imagine the statistics under a president who openly mocks the disabled.
More women than ever are shattering the glass ceiling. But we often have to work twice as hard, face sexist colleagues, balance motherhood with full-time jobs—and that's exhausting.
A therapist reveals the manifold complexities and perils of working with suicidal patients—and why she feels compelled to take the risk anyway.
The looming threat of a fascist demagogue is consuming many of us with toxic levels of anxiety. Are we crazy for feeling physically ill over the mere thought of him as president?