Depression: How to support your partner

When someone you love is struggling you want to be able to help. You want to carry their pain because it is easier than seeing them suffer. That just isn’t possible, you can’t cure your partner of their depression. But you can be alongside them. You can listen and talk and make it less lonely….

Chronic shame

Sometimes I get these humorous little moments that allow me to laugh at how insane I am. Like last night, when I was in bed reading my book about chronic shame and using a tray of Lorazepam as a book mark. Sometimes I just pause for a minute and laugh at myself. Which certainly adds…

Have you written a ‘no send’ letter?

No send letters are an amazing way to get your thoughts down on paper. If you’re like me and you’re too scared of upsetting people (some would say co-dependent) to actually tell them what you think, writing to them can be a good outlet. The concept of the no-send letter was introduced to me by…