Depression

Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: Is My Depression Pushing My Boyfriend Away?

I have, at times, mistreated him due to letting my depression (and the anger it has caused) take over.  Read...
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The Myth of Being Over Depression

Depression is with you forever. Sometimes it’s like a gentle rain you can keep walking through; other times it’s like a tidal wave, dragging you under, no matter how much you struggle to come up for air. Read...
Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez

Ask Erin: I Am Bored With My Life

I'm so satisfied with my life that I don't know what else to do... But after several years of feeling satisfied, I'm bored. Read...
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I Was Diagnosed With Anxiety 5 Times Before I Took It Seriously

How can I sit here and encourage other women to talk about their mental health when I can’t even be honest about mine? Read...
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I Had An Emotional Affair — And I’m Not Sorry

That’s the tricky thing about an emotional affair. There isn’t a thing or act which defines it. It is full of gray areas. Read...
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Why I Refuse To Keep Paying The Unacceptable Cost Of Being A Black Woman In America Today

As a Black woman, I don’t have the luxury of not caring what others think about me.

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I’ve been trying to overcome postpartum depression for eight months, but there is no healing at all. (Artwork: Tess Emily Rodriguez)

Ask Erin: I Need Help With Postpartum Depression

I’ve been trying to overcome postpartum depression for eight months, but there is no healing at all.

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How do you deal with feeling lonely; are you okay with having alone time?

Why It’s Okay To Feel Really Lonely

How do you deal with feeling lonely; are you okay with having alone time?

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