In a stressful moment during a stressful day in a stressful season, when all I could think to do in the chaos was weep internally and text my wife to say "It's a really hard week," I confided in something stupid on my phone. It gave me a moment of needed repose.
Whether you're an introvert like me, an exhausted parent or just a busy person, time alone is essential for survival and important for mental health. As familial obligations evolve and house projects fill a growing list, recharging time gets benched from the priority list. We are left with the question, how does someone find a slice of time when loved ones and vital projects are eating it all up?
Even when my son, Isaiah, was only fifteen months old, if we asked him to grab The Pout-Pout Fish, he'd swim through the ocean of children's books and pull it out by its tail. The picture book is now anchored in our home as a household favorite as it towers over the rest of our library like the Titanic.
My mission on Dadding Depressed is to be a "match for men in the dark." Regardless of political views, I believe every man is susceptible to mental health issues, and no two stories are the same. I'm extremely grateful to Casey Cavalier for sharing this post with me. His political views do not necessarily reflect those…
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Since the looming black balloon that has lingered over our heads like a cloud of anxiety for the first four months of my wife's second pregnancy rained pink confetti, I've wanted to write this post. But...I'm kind of speechless.
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