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There’s no shame in being human.
In fact, ask anyone who’s gone through it, and they’ll probably tell you it’s the hardest work they’ve ever done.
In order to tell someone that you were abused, a man has to deal with several irrational beliefs about how being a sexual abuse victim may affect someone else’s perception of who he is, or sadly, his own perception of himself.
Embed from Getty Images“Love means you never have to say you’re sorry.”That was the theme of the hit movie “Love Story” with Ali McGraw and Ryan O’Neal back in 1970. Those words were emblazoned on a poster of the two of them, which my 16-year-old self had taped up on my wall. I couldn’t wait to get…
#3 Realize that the childhood strategy you came up with to emotionally survive may be self-destructive now.
Bruce Springsteen is talking about his chronic depression.
Kid Cudi is showing, by his example, what all men have to begin admitting — that depression is real for them.
Chronic, intense dependence can easily feel like the life is slowly being squeezed out of you. It can make you feel trapped, suffocated. But, what can you do about it?
The suppression of painful emotions can become entrenched, a habit, and a way of living. But it’s important to feel them, and begin to heal.
Is the fear of stigma really worth it?
Let’s face it. Your marriage may be the biggest business you ever run.
Perfectly Hidden Depression is depression all right. It’s simply hidden beneath a lifetime of acting as if everything was and is fine.
Kindness is essential. Kindness is the building block of empathy and understanding — of not taking everything so personally. How do we think that we can voice contempt for our partner, and have a good relationship?
Men struggle with revealing their depression or hurt. Dr. Margaret Rutherford explains.
Empathy is a gift that’s simple to give, and a blessing to receive. It leads to kindness, and patience. Dr. Margaret Rutherford shows us how.