Being a Mama’s Boy Has Made Me Wealthy, Healthy, and Wise

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Jed Diamond became a mama’s boy when his father left. Here are a few of the many lessons he’s learned since that day.

25 + 1 Characteristics of Highly Happy People

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Danny Baker has spent a good deal of time learning what it means to be truly happy, and he would like to share what he has learned.

How Not to Be a Jerk To Your Bipolar Friend

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Michael Blaustein offers a peek into life as a man with Bipolar Disorder, and offers some tips on how to be a better friend to someone with Bipolar.

When Your Guy Friends Do Not Understand Your Mental Health Issues

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4 Tips to making living with Mental Health issues easier

Seeking Help for Fears and Anxieties

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Why you need to seek help if you’re scared all the time.

How Men Can Manage Their Depression

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Tweet Some helpful techniques for dealing with depression. — Some men have a difficult time in managing their depression. Sometimes, their depression and fears can get the best of them.  As a result, here is a short list of techniques that a man can use to help manage their depression. One of the ways to […]

The Discomfort of the Mirror: Silver Linings Playbook, Bipolar, and Me

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Ryan W. Bradley squirms through a film about a man like he was, not long ago: undiagnosed, violent, and about to hit bottom.

Why Can’t My Ex-Husband Talk About Our Son’s Psychiatric Disorder?

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Part of loving a person with a psychiatric disorder, writes Pauline Gaines, is acknowledging that the disorder is real.

“Depression feels like drowning.”

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This is a comment by The Redhead Bedhead, Jane, and Sarah on the post “Can I Overcome Depression?”

A Permanent Solution to a Temporary Problem

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Not every suicide looks like a suicide.

“I identified with hip-hop artists because I felt similar pain, anger, and separation from the ‘mainstream’ culture.”

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This is a comment by Deborah on the post “Hip Hop Generation Masculinity: The Story of Tupac, Biggie and Me”.

The Spoiled Only Child

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Being the adopted child of older parents made Christopher Banks the subject of bullying in school.

The Progression of Regret

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William Henderson has divided the stages of regret into five plains of devastation.

The Cognitive Dissonance Of Love

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When bipolar illness would’t let the woman he loved find her voice, Jack Varnell wrote the voice he heard anyway.

Prepped for Disaster

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Gabi Coatsworth thought she’d dodged the bipolar bullet when her second son was diagnosed as depressed.

A Slippery Road

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In this installment of “Bipolar Planet,” Gabi Coatsworth’s son, Jason, struggles to stay on the path to recovery.