Robin Williams Didn’t Manage to Recover From Depression—But That Doesn’t Mean You Can’t

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One person’s plight with depression – even if that person is a celebrity that we all know and love – has no relevance to your own plight with depression.

O Captain, My Captain: Robin Williams and Addiction

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Timothy Mousseau is touched by Williams due to the battle he endured and the struggle he fought. He knows it all too well.

Depression Is a Murderer. RIP Robin Williams

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Eric Shapiro is heartbroken to learn that the lovable genius lost the fight.

My Journey to a Genesis: Why I Created a Mobile Tool That Helps All Dads With Custody

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Losing custody of his children lead Jon Vaughn to a downward spinning spiral, but here’s how he found a way to pick himself back up.

Into the Light: On Men and Shame

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GMP is having a site-wide conversation about men and shame. Read the stories here and consider sharing one of your own.

Followed by the Black Dog (This Dad’s Post-Divorce Depression)

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So much of the time, recovering from divorce is about recovering from depression. Whether “Clinical” or “temporary,” depression is a bitch.

When You Think ‘Carpe Diem’ is Going to Get You Killed

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U.S. Marine Jonathan Buzin is emerging from a suicidal depression. He’s learned that forced positivity only makes things worse. Pain demands to be felt.

My Ex-Girlfriend is a $%&*# – Moving From Blame to Gratitude

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Bob Schwenkler on not allowing a break-up to break you apart.

Learnings from an Emotional Abuser to the World

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Alejandro Flores was an insulting and emotionally abusive partner to the person he most loved. He reflects back on the darkness of those times, and on the light ahead.

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

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Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

Making Peace with the Coming Collapse

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It’s the world’s largest social movement. Jed Diamond explains what it is, why it’s desperately important, and why it’s remained largely invisible.

An Underaged Teen Asked a Homeless Man to Buy Him Beer. And Learned the Lesson of a Lifetime.

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“Broken Bottles” performed by Ben Grenrock.

Of Tears and Testosterone: Reflections on the Manliness of Grief

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Traditional American masculinity did little to help Miller Williams handle his profound grief. Here’s a glimpse into his process, and the experience that brought him to it.

Man on Fire: The Shame and Pain of Depression

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Depression is a hard topic for anyone to talk about, but Christopher Green finds it especially difficult among men.

The Getting of Wisdom

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Alexander Michael Brennan tells how the worst two years of his life have made him into a better husband, father and man.

5 Warning Signs That Depression is Affecting Your Relationship

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Depression doesn’t kill relationships. It’s the unchecked symptoms that do irreparable damage to your important connections.