Dr. Margaret Rutherford on knowing when a loved one’s self destruction is too far out of your control.
Louise Thayer offers a poetic message to her past lovers.
Laura Foley captures the pain of being a mother unable to help an adult son in this stark poem.
Kristin Diversi recognizes her sadness and the thoughts that crowd her mind. Still, she chooses to play, not to fold.
Depression affects more than 6 million men in America each year—and more who don’t recognize its symptoms or are ashamed to seek treatment.
Katie Vessel uses the metaphor of falling to develop a philosophy of resilience.
For Cabot O’Callaghan and his long-distance lover, time together tastes bittersweet—and always flies too fast.
Cabot O’Callaghan captures that moment when the tidal wave of life takes you under, and you surface, grateful to be alive.
Cabot O’Callaghan finds the woman of his dreams, and he’s depressed as hell about it.
Is it possible, or even worthwhile, to rank your pain against the pain of others?
For Thomas Fiffer, a misty morning drive brings back memories of heartbreak and summons a vision for the future.
When a marriage dies and sadness hits, it’s the sadness that will heal you.
In a down moment, Ty Phillips wonders if enlightenment is the antidote to sadness or a way to recognize its value and integrate it into our lives.
Aleasa Word gets men to confess what they know about love.