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5 Ways to Help Your Boyfriend Deal With Depression

These tips on how to deal with a depressed boyfriend are inspired by a reader’s comment. I also included several signs of depression in men, to help you determine if your boyfriend is actually dealing with depression – or if something else is bothering him. How do you relate to a boyfriend who is depressed? How do you act, and […]

How to Help Your Husband Cope With Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD)

These ideas for supporting your husband through the stress of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will help you walk alongside him. PTSD affects men and women in different ways – and it isn’t just experienced by soldiers and veterans. Firefighters, police, social workers, abuse survivors, and even ICU (intensive care unit) patients can develop symptoms of post traumatic stress. “PTSD […]

7 Ways to Deal With Depression After a Breakup

Eating chocolate, taking a bubble bath, and finding online dating apps like Tinder aren’t on this list of tips for dealing with depression. When you’re getting over a breakup, you need more. “I feel depressed because my relationship ended eight months ago and we were together for five years,” says Riata on How to Get Over Depression. “Sometimes I want to cry […]

How to Find Someone To Talk To

The most common thing my readers say is: “I need someone to talk to.” Sometimes we don’t need advice or help – we just want someone who will listen without judging or pitying us. But how do we find that person? If you need someone to talk to, you are not alone. You may feel alone, perhaps because your friends […]

How to Listen to the Still Small Voice

Here are 7 steps to listening the still small voice and applying it to your life. You’d be amazed at what you know – or what you COULD know – if you listen… I’m talking about listening to the still small voice in the context of relationships, but my tips apply to any aspect of life. How can you know what […]

Help for When You’re Broken Hearted

Whether it’s a relationship break up or a loved one’s death, you’ll find help for when you’re broken hearted here. I start with hope, and end with practical help for healing hearts. In Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, Ann Hood shares her personal story of losing her five year old daughter Grace. Talk about broken hearted – losing a child […]