Types of Anxiety Disorders and What to Do About Them

Types of Anxiety Disorders and What to Do About Them

Anxiety disorders can be some of the most isolating experiences for a person, but you’re far from alone. Anxiety disorders affect 18.1% of the U.S. population every year.

They come in many different forms with many different symptoms, but although each can feel debilitating, they needn’t be this way forever.

Coming forward can be difficult, since these disorders are often stigmatized, but you should never feel like you can’t ask for help. Anxiety disorders are treatable, and it’s important to know that your life can improve.

A professional will be able to help you understand which anxiety disorder you’re suffering from, but these are the most common.

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Living with someone who has PTSD

PTSD and Marriage: Living with Someone Who Has PTSD

Almost 8% of the population will have PTSD at some point in their lives.

While it’s common for people who have served in the military to experience PTSD, it can also be experienced by a person who goes through any number of traumas.

PTSD can put a strain on even the strongest relationships if you don’t know how to treat it properly.

It’s important you learn the best way to deal with PTSD and marriage early in the relationship so you can have a meaningful union.

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Learning to Love Again After Domestic Violence

Learning to Love Again After Domestic Violence

There are a lot of things from past relationships that we can self-determine as baggage. There are things we know we’ll need to work on or learn about, and then there are things we might not fully be aware of or understand. Those things usually pop up without us knowing.

Domestic violence is somehow both of those things: known and unknown. Defined and undefined. We know it’ll still hurt in the future, but we really have no idea how or to what extent.

It might seem like we’ll never love again. We might feel as though we don’t deserve it, or we feel that we have no clue how to do it again. How do we start again, all over, after already being hurt so much?

We’re here to tell you that loving again after domestic violence is possible and within reach. Here’s how to learn to love again.

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How to Recognize if Your Child Has an Eating Disorder

How to Recognize if Your Child Has an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are common in the United States affecting around 30 million people.

These conditions are serious, and can lead to severe life-long problems, and even death.

Do you worry that your child may have an eating disorder? If you are curious about eating disorders in children, here is a guide for you to learn more.

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Men's Health Month: Opening Up to Men's Mental Health

Men’s Health Month: Opening Up to Men’s Mental Health

It’s no secret that there is a big stigma affecting mental health in this country, but that problem can be even bigger for men.

Since June is Men’s Health Month, it’s time to learn more about men’s mental health.

Let’s go over important information about men and mental health in the United States. Continue reading “Men’s Health Month: Opening Up to Men’s Mental Health”

Women's Health Month: Checking Your Mental Health is Just as Important as Your Physical Health

Women’s Health Month: Checking Your Mental Health is Just as Important as Your Physical Health

Some types of mental health issues affect the different genders in different ways. Statistically, depression affects women twice as much as men.

Women are usually more susceptible to this dangerous disorder because of increased internal and external factors. Whether it’s changing hormones internally, or facing external problems like sexual assault, women need to make their well-being a priority.

Overcoming mental illness can feel impossible at times. The good news is that there are plenty of ways you can heal. Since May is Women’s Health Month, let’s learn more about women’s mental health issues and solutions. Continue reading “Women’s Health Month: Checking Your Mental Health is Just as Important as Your Physical Health”

Signs That You Might Need Marriage Counseling

Signs That You Might Need Marriage Counseling

Marriage is hard work. In the beginning, it’s magical, romantic, and exciting. However, as the years go by it takes a lot of effort to keep your marriage running smoothly.

Not to mention people change as they get older, and often you aren’t married to the same person you met decades earlier.

The question on the minds of many couples is when does a little adversity at home cross over into needing marital counseling? Continue reading “Signs That You Might Need Marriage Counseling”