Preferring Electric Shock to the Shock of Being Alone

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Patricia O’Laughlin offers six things you can do to minimize the shock of your own feelings.

Getting Through Grief This Father’s Day

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Therapist Renee Joyce discusses ways to make Father’s Days easier for those who have experienced the loss of a father figure.

The 4 Hidden Reasons Some Men Don’t Want Sex

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A sex therapist discusses some of the reasons a man may not want sex, and what can be done to resolve those issues.

How I Finally Got It Together To See A Therapist

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LeRon Barton had to get past all the supposed reasons a strong black man doesn’t need therapy.

Learning to Live Comfortably in My White Male Skin

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Samuel Mahaffy is a man coming clean about his prejudice against white males in this culture—particularly surprising because he is one.

The Therapist I Met on My Way Up from Bottom

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Tim Lineaweaver was a twenty-seven year alcoholic, drug-addled young man with PTSD and a dismal hope for a meaningful future. Then he met a therapist named Elaine.

Touch – Part 2

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We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

Touch – Part 1

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We never know to what, where, or whom an event will lead us.

“Find concrete reasons to feel worthwhile again.”

Hang in there

This comment by Dave D’aranjo on the post Why Men Commit Suicide: The Three Warning Signs Most People Miss

Psychotherapist Examines Links Between Child Abuse and Alcoholism

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Addiction counselor Rayne E. Golay shares tips for those who suspect they may have a drinking problem.

To Recover From a Mental Illness, Sometimes You Have to do What You Least Feel Like Doing

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Danny Baker knows recovering from a mental illness is hard work, but it is possible. He’s living proof that it can be done.

Poetry, Therapy, and Becoming a Good Man

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Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus writes about poetry, problem-solving, and how writing well can help you become a better man.

How to Manage Depression in Four Logical Steps

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Danny Baker lays out the 4 steps he used to manage and eventually overcome his depression.

Breaking Free from the Arctic Ice, into the Prison of PTSD

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Like the childhood monsters that lurked under our beds, Sprague Theobald found that PTSD, too, is terrified of the light.

Depression Is An Illness—But So Many Sufferers Don’t Treat It Like One

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Danny Baker is alarmed by the number of people who think they can deal with their depression without help.

An Honorable Navy Hazing

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Christopher Carter Sanderson expected that combat would challenge him, he just didn’t count on the enemy being closer to home.