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Mental Health Monday: How Depression Ruins Your Relationship

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Depression is a difficult illness that darkens your thoughts and feelings. It saps your self-esteem, energy, motivation and interest in anything. It’s also tough on romantic relationships. depression diminishes your ability to connect with your partner and creates doubts about your union. Symptoms such as anger and irritability can create tension between partners. Self Doubt: Depression […]

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Mental Health Monday: 8 ways to Cope with Depression.

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Depression affects between 17-20 million Americans a year! This includes all races, socioeconomic status, and gender. What’s most alarming about this statistic is that just 7.6 percent of African-Americans sought treatment for depression compared to 13.6 percent of the general population in 2011. Depression is not only treated at lower rates in the African-American community, […]

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How to Make a Relationship Mission Statement

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A relationship mission statement is a small paragraph or list of statements that you write to define the values and actions you will put first in your relationship. The point is not to write something that perfectly encompasses all the elements of your relationship, but rather to help you and your partner communicate about, take […]

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