How It Feels When the Person You Love Has Depression



“I used to joke that only men with depression were attracted to me. It was the only experience I’d had, every long-term boyfriend and even the short-term flings. I’d never dated anyone who hadn’t been on antidepressants, or spent time in a psychiatrist’s office. That dark, brooding, introspective type: It draws me in.”

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This Man Gets Paid to Help Women Enjoy Sex

Larry Villarin is one of only ten certified male sex surrogates in the country—meaning he has sex with clients to help them cope with their fears and anxieties about physical intimacy.


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Here’s What It’s Like When Mental Illness Affects A Relationship

“We’re told that love conquers all. But sometimes antidepressants help, too.”


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I Jumped Off the Golden Gate Bridge

Buzzfeed is hosting a Mental Health Week (which conveniently coincides with finals week around the country), and is releasing some insightful and touching videos. Kevin tells the story of trying to commit suicide by jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge, and miraculously surviving. His is a story of hope and recovery, “The millisecond my hands left the rail, it was an instant regret. And I remember thinking no one is going to know that I didn’t want to die.”

What it’s Like to Feel Lonely

Being alone can be good sometimes, but feeling lonely always sucks.  Don’t let that inside shy ghost stop you from having fun this weekend.  Go out, try something new, and meet new people!!!

Kristen Stewart Opens up About Anxiety, Pressure, and Love

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“When you love something, you get to know it. Then you feel the ownership and if it changes, you only love it as far as you know it because then you’re like, ‘What is this?’ I think maybe the key to having a long relationship is really appreciating that person’s life and not trying to own it.”

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For Students with Mental Health Issues, Transition to College is Complicated

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“It’s a stressful time for any family, but consider this: For the growing number of students dealing with mental health issues, it can be a terrifying transition. Sometimes, it raises the question: Is college really an option?”


7 Mental Illness Myths People Still Believe

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“Mental illness stigma can lead to a multitude of false beliefs — and it’s about time to set the record straight. Negative stereotypes create a lot of misconceptions, which further alienate people in a community that already feels isolated.”


Zumba Through Depression

Elona Washington Zumba through depression

“Am I still suffering from depression? Yes, I am… I still have issues to work through and get over but this time, I won’t wallow my way through it. Instead, I’m going to Zumba through it.”


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