Anxiety/Depression

Having Depression And Anxiety Means Having A Brain Constantly At War With Itself

Torn between caring too much and not caring at all. I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety in 2016, the two “common colds” of mental illness. Don’t let that nickname fool you, though, because there is nothing common about the way these two work together to completely disrupt how my brain functions. Sometimes, my brain seems to alternate …

27 Things People Do That Actually Mean ‘I’m Anxious’

Although people with anxiety can relate to each other’s symptoms and feelings, sometimes anxiety “comes out” in ways we would’t expect. Behaviors that don’t outwardly scream “I’m anxious” could mean just that, and it can be difficult to explain why an anger outburst or sudden need to isolate is actually because of anxiety. To get a better …

12 Things You Need To Remember When Loving Someone With Anxiety

Anxiety is difficult and loving someone with this condition is even more difficult. It can be confusing and emotionally, mentally, and physically demanding for both of you. Loving someone with anxiety requires a lot of patience and understanding. An anxious person tends to doubt everything and everyone including their own abilities and decisions. They overanalyze …

8 Things You MUST Know To Understand Your Partner’s Depression

Going through depression is hard enough on it’s own without the crushing guilt that comes along with potentially trashing your relationship. Combined with the fact that serious depression is difficult to comprehend without having actually experienced it yourself— it can lead to a perfect storm of relationship damaging behavior both from the person who is …