To the Lost Little Girl in DC: Watching You Find Your Mom Made My Day

To the Lost Little Girl in DC: Watching You Find Your Mom Made My Day

Watching a lost young girl eventually find her family made Cort Ruddy think about the importance of being able to depend on the kindness of strangers

Fellow Male Survivors, Please Remember We Are One

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One of the significant issues with male survivors is that we generally believe we are alone, the only one. In fact, most of us are alone because of the walls of protection we build around ourselves.

My Son Loved His First Year of Preschool. The Second? Not So Much.

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Aly Windsor wonders when to be the ‘fixer’ and when to leave that to her son.

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

On Leaving a Marriage Without Really Knowing Why

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Annie Lalish left a marriage to a good man because she didn’t think she was ready. But what does that even mean?

Working Out Anxiety

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“When I plug into my iPod and grasp the weights it helps me get a grip on life.” Anthony Doubek lifts weights to lower stress.

5 Unexpected Benefits of a 30-Day Exile from Facebook

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When Facebook blocked my personal account for 30 days my first reaction was fury, quickly followed by panic.

Living With Agoraphobia

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Nathan Daniels has a reason to avoid places where he might feel trapped. But he also has a reason to want to change.

Mindfulness Sucks

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Craig Playstead tries hard to “be in the moment”. But for that, you need to have presence of mind. And sometimes that seems like…well…never.

Dirty Little Secrets: Men, Trauma, and Mental Health

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After his father was declared an enemy of the state in Uganda, his family fled. Now a successful consultant and men’s group leader, Kenny D’Cruz continues to heal from a life marked by persecution and mental illness.

Shame Is Why We Fight

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When a man can’t soothe his woman’s anxieties, he has failed to protect her. And in our culture of masculinity, failed men are expendable.

Fierce Resistance

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Why do we continue to blame the victims of sexual assault?

Laugh at the Punch

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After four years sober, cracks begin to appear in Erik Christian’s façade of normalcy.

The Impala Suicide Slide

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Rob Brown is in crisis: running 140 MPH from childhood terrors.

Where’s My Burning Ant-Glove?

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Painful rituals arm us against the panic of real, coming-of-age crisis situations.

How to Survive Being Trapped in a Canyon

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Follow these steps to avoid becoming the next weather-related death statistic.