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Different Symptoms of Depression in Men & Women

Excerpt from on article on depression published today on Huffington Post Canada

“Although some of the symptoms of depression are the same for men and women, men who are depressed typically experience higher rates of externalizing behaviours and symptoms,” he says. 66 more words

Border Patrol

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“In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every believer who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching you received from us.” 2 Thessalonians 3:6 NIV… 264 more words

God

From One End To The Other

The ‘blow out the match’ technique was the advice given to me
Laughter rang shrill throughout the room
Hearts were light with celebrated years and full bellies while mine felt heavier for the sharing… 106 more words

Poetry

Fuzzy Landmines and Invisible Fences. Damn. Thanks Aggie and Minx.

Sometimes things are really uncomfortable to read or to hear because I really need to read or hear them.  The truth about a thing I’m not proud of makes me cringe.   1,435 more words

Polyamory

What I Learned Last Night: Loving the Mess, too

Relationships.

A user manual would be nice when figuring out how to navigate the ever moving, ever changing waves of relationships. Just when you think you’ve figured out how to relate to people or a specific person, something shifts, and you find a new layer. 755 more words

Sweet Dreams are Made of Amnesia

I agree with all of these….the problem is, I have trouble with memory.  Not ALL memory, just long-term memories.  When you are a survivor of child sexual abuse and you develop certain coping mechanisms to accommodate painful memories – all the good stuff from that time gets wiped out too.   373 more words