Are depression and suicide a hype yet?

Compared to five or six years ago, I’ve been witnessing more people talking up about depression among other mental conditions. The fact that I know at least five people studying psychology in college right now, can also be seen as an indicator that awareness is raising up. In conclusion: people are talking about depression. We’re actually starting to care about this. But has it therefore become a hype?

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THERAPY TALES PART 3

PART THREE: FRUSTRATION IS A B*ITCH

She made no promises and neither did I. As if this mutual feeling was simultaneously shared by both of us without putting words on it: “We’ll see how far we get”. She knew it, I did too… I was not an easy-going patient and she was not a quitter.

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étude 28: I don’t know what to think about feminism either

“Well, back in the day there was a higher rate of domestic violence but women were happier. Nowadays all they do is complain”. I rolled my eyes until I reached blissful blindness. Continue reading étude 28: I don’t know what to think about feminism either

étude 27: I get mad when I shouldn’t

If there’s such a thing as an “unhealthy empathy” then I might be a fitting study subject. I remember my therapist sounding smart with her metaphors: “It’s like wearing a raincoat to protect yourself from the pouring rain… you need to find a raincoat to protect yourself from your environment’s emotions”.

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