How Depression Can Take Over Your Life After A Breakup (And How You Can Combat It)

It’s normal for us to need some time to ruminate and go over the break-up in minute detail when we feel like we were the one who was dumped. Break-ups can definitely qualify as traumatic events and telling and re-telling the break-up story is a relatively normal reaction if it was traumatic for you. — Suzanne […]

How To Survive A “No Commitment Relationship”

At first, there is the pain, or the relief, the anger, sadness, etc. But as time goes by, people often end up drifting back together — they start talking, having sex, spending time together, and soon they’re a couple again, even if unofficially. — Nathan Feiles, MSW, LCSW-R The addiction of love blinds people.  Some […]

“We are Fuckin’ Perfect”–Pink

Mostly, songs that discuss depression and suicide released in recent memory have meant well. With this song, Pink directly confront depression and suicide. She doesn’t dance around the subject matter, but she cuts right through the euphemism and candidly faces the topic. In her music video, she graphically interprets the song well

Psychiatrist’s Guide On How To Mend A Broken Heart

Every human being experience heartbreak. Whatever is the nature of the relationship, when mutual trust, understanding, and feelings of love wanes, moving on can be a tremendous struggle. Unfortunately, there’s not a magic number for how many weeks it takes to get over a bad break-up, but if you find your thoughts are getting in […]

How Seeing A Psychologist Helped My Relationship With My Parents

Our parents are our first guardians and mentors. They’re meant to love us unconditionally, and we should return the same respect and care for them. Unfortunately, not all of us have good relationships with our mothers or fathers. So what can we do about this problem? For those searching for a way to reconcile with […]