“I am just carbon and bad timing. If I were someone else, I think I would still be mentally ill. It’s impossible to imagine a color you haven’t seen.”
Maria Bamford’s new meta-comedy shatters every expectation of what it means to be a woman – here’s how.
Ronnie Stephens memories of a summer spent with his dad provide a window into his father’s suicide attempt and into his own depression
Read, or listen to Daniel Roy Connelly read, his poem to his son on confronting “the black dog” of depression.
No man should ever expect himself to walk these particular paths alone.
Yesterday—in front of my two younger children—I nearly choked to death on my grilled chicken dinner. What should have simply released a heavy sigh of relief in my wife’s ear at bedtime contorted into a sleepless night of revisiting another recent near miss: Last month I wanted to take my own life. The two brushes…
“As far back as I can remember I’ve been asking questions. What does it mean to be a man?”
But we need to feel we matter.
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?
I saw a part of myself in him I that never wanted to see.
The frightening world of sports, concussions and traumatic brain injury.
Perhaps if we could help men choose to accept help we’d all live in a better world.
To my good man, thank-you for teaching me the meaning of unconditional love.
An unhappy marriage and illness is a tough situation for the spouses and the children.
The Good Men Project teamed up with Stigma Fighters on this special project to bring to the fore the stories of men living with mental illness. If you would like to submit your story to this project, please see our call for submissions. The Good Men Project: Chris Farber, My Secret Is Out: I…