Posts tagged "depression"

Marriage Blues: Unhappily Ever After

Marriage Blues: Unhappily Ever After
Editor’s note: The author has requested to remain confidential. All I ever wanted was to be a good wife and mother. I had no idea it would leave me feeling resentful, lost and depressed. I met and married my husband after a very short courtship. I was head over hills in love, and I knew... Read more »

Nakita Tells: "How a Sneaky Disease Destroyed My Marriage"

Nakita Tells: "How a Sneaky Disease Destroyed My Marriage"
By Nakita Nicci May is Lupus Awareness month; let me explain my most difficult obstacle of dealing with this mysterious disease to date. Fact: According to the Lupus Foundation of America, more than 60% of people who suffer from Lupus will experience some type of memory problem such as recalling names, dates, appointments and balancing... Read more »

Black Women Aren't Supposed to Suffer From This--but I Did

Black Women Aren't Supposed to Suffer From This--but I Did
By A Comeaux There are many things many of us women take for granted. Some of us don’t take heed of what we have taken for granted until something drastic happens, that is, until our world is shaken upside down and life as we know it is no longer the same. I’m one of those... Read more »
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6 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

6 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues
By Tania Brown While the holidays may be a joyous time for some, for others it’s not “the most wonderful time of the year.” Some people love the snow, reindeer, lights and eggnog whereas others absolutely abhor the holidays.  In fact, when the holidays roll around, they’d much rather sink into a hole, disappear and... Read more »

Parenting: When to Cut the Cord?

When is it Time to Let Go of Your Children? By Kym B. It took a long time for me to cut that cord I had roped around my daughter, who is now a junior in college.  Let her tell it, the knot is still wrapped around her, but little does she know I have... Read more »

Sad? Let’s Talk

Sad? Let’s Talk
By A Comeaux I won’t ask you to be honest no more than I will bare my innermost darkest ills, but I will address mental health in the urban community and how at least in the Black community, the cry for help is often more taboo than being homosexual. Please note by discuss I mean... Read more »
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Life...After He Walks Out

Life...After He Walks Out
The breakup wasn’t easy for you. For him, it seemed as inconsequential as placing a breakfast order. He wants the sweet pancakes and eggs, but not the wake-up cup of commitment. You wanted more than sweet nothings, so you pushed. Then he ran. The harder you pushed, the faster he ran. Now there’s no race... Read more »