Tag: depression

Shy All My Life: Will It Just Go Away?

Published: September 4, 2021 | By | 12 Replies Continue Reading
Shy All My Life: Will It Just Go Away?

A young woman writes “I’ve been shy all my life.” She wonders whether those feelings will ever go away on their own.

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When Someone Has An Emotional Problem: Does That Change The Rules of Friendship?

Published: August 31, 2021 | By | 18 Replies Continue Reading
When Someone Has An Emotional Problem: Does That Change The Rules of Friendship?

A woman is worn out from dealing with a friend with an emotional problem and asks for advice on what to do.

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Disappearing Acts: When Friends Are Gone After a Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

Published: August 19, 2021 | Last Updated: August 19, 2021 By | 8 Replies Continue Reading
Disappearing Acts: When Friends Are Gone After a Diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder

Someone loses her friends after being diagnosed with bipolar disorder and cuts her off completely. She asks how to handle this?

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Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Published: August 18, 2021 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
Friendship and Loss: When The Loved One Who Dies Is A Friend

Friendship and loss is a topic that’s not often spoken about but it can be very painful to lose a long-time friend.

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My Friend Has Mental Health Problems: How Can I Help Her?

Published: October 12, 2020 | Last Updated: October 12, 2020 By | 3 Replies Continue Reading
My Friend Has Mental Health Problems: How Can I Help Her?

When a friend has mental health problems it can be hard to know how to help, especially during the pandemic.

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Loneliness as a grandparent

Published: March 23, 2017 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading

After learning her son plans a permanent move overseas, a grandparent feels a sense of loneliness and loss.

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Supporting friends living with depression

Published: March 19, 2017 | By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A friend asks how to respond to her friends living with depression who seem on-again, off-again.

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In a rut and unable to make friends

Published: March 14, 2017 | By | 8 Replies Continue Reading

A woman feels in a rut—unable to make friends, even though she is on meds and has seen therapists.

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Why do friends disappear when you’re depressed?

Published: February 23, 2017 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading

Some people have a hard time dealing with depressed friends.

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How to keep friends when you have a mental disorder

Published: December 31, 2016 | Last Updated: February 10, 2017 By | 5 Replies Continue Reading

A young woman with a mental disorder worries about alienating her friends.

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