When in dismal or anxious times, music can be a sound of hope. Here's Dadding Depressed's May Playlist to help you get through this month's darkness.
The first article I posted on Dadding Depressed was called "The M-E-N In Mental Illness." It was good, but 200 posts later, I look back at it like it's a buck-toothed middle school selfie. June 21, 2017, I wrote "Why The Words Matter More Than The Numbers Ever Could," in which I talked about learning…
In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness month, I wanted to write a brief history of the annual event. In doing my research, I stumbled upon this video by Justin Paul Nizza. It is more thorough and in-depth than I had the energy to be. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RYZAK91j93c
How could suicidal thoughts offer a person a sense of relief? How does someone try to grasp for hope by teasing an act of hopelessness? And for certain people in certain circumstances at certain times, why does the thought of suicide feel so damn good?
Sure, I forgot to post about Testicular Cancer Awareness month in April. Whatever. The world has already moved on with "May the fourth be with you" and Timberlake's "It's gonna be May."
Why are we Westerners so quick to pull the trigger on the gay-dar? Is our toxic homophobia robbing us of beneficial brotherly affection and healthy male intimacy? What are we missing out on as hopelessly independent macho men?
Wow. That picture is random. Well, so is this post. Here are a few of my favorite links I’ve found lately
I've loved writing this blog, and I'm eager to see how Dadding Depressed develops throughout its second year. But, to be honest, while the community, the numbers, and even the people who share their stories with me are awesome, none of that is my goal. There is someone else for whom I write, and I can only hope that Dadding Depressed might reach him.
Here are the top five blogposts for the month of March! Have you read them all?
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