Coping With a Loved One's Depression
In the movie, Paint Your Wagon, Ben Rumson calls his depression "Melancholy". He tells "Pardner" to solace him when that happens, but giving solace to someone in the throes of depression can be tricky.
Approach them one way and they are irritable — the other way and they are despondent.
What is Wrong With Depression?
Has anyone told you to stop beating yourself up? Do well-meaning friends and loved ones ask you what's wrong? Why are you sad, crying, irritable? You wish you knew, right?
When Their Mental Illness Makes You Crazy
Happy holidays? This "season to be jolly" is one of the worst times of the year for many of those who suffer with the disease of depression. One of the best gifts you can give this season is compassion for those who aren't merry.