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Bigger Expectations: State of Being – Depression

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By Krystal Marx

Well, this is embarrassing.

Here I am, this self-proclaimed bad-ass, Super Mom, Do-All-The-Things chick, yelling “I don’t need no approval” just as much as I am yelling for cupcakes in the workplace (not really, but now I want to), and I find myself scared to post how I’m feeling, for fear that I will…I don’t know. Let my family and friends down? Lose readers? Be judged for being...

The Next Family
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A Gay Dad Looks At Himself And Wonders If This Is What Depression Looks Like.

By Henry Amador

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So in February of this year I took a nasty spill on the tiny remaining bits of ice that lingered on our front steps.

That day is still so vivid in my mind, the fall, the pain that shot through my arm and the look on my little boy’s face as he watched me leaving and heading for the car.

A ritual he and I often did only this day the circumstances were so different.

I pretty much...

Henry Amador
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A Different Kind of Crazy

By: Lex Jacobson

When you mix mental health issues with fertility hormone treatments, sometimes you get a bit of a mess, which equals me. I imagine hormone treatments to get pregnant aren’t nice for anyone who has to do it, but I really feel as though it’s poking at old wounds. Crazy wounds.

I really wanted to make an omelet the other day, so chopped up some onion, garlic, bell peppers, and...

Lex Jacobson
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