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Depression

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Hello Darkness My Old Friend

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Tia's story:

I get trapped in this dark place where there’s nothing to do but sleep or cry until my head pounds. On those days, just getting out of bed is a triumph that I need to acknowledge.

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Anorexia

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Just a Few More Pounds...

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Karen's story:

I began to equate love with being thin. Still, on the outside, I worked hard to make it look like I had it all together.

Suicidal Child

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Every Mother's Nightmare

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Judith's story:

I felt like a failure as a mother. How could I have let my son become so depressed that he wanted to take his own life?

Gender Stereotypes

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I Don't Fit the Mold

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Anne-Marie's story:

I was different from most girls I knew. I wanted to be a boy.

Dating the Wrong Guy

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It Felt So Right

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Julie's story:

I felt truly pretty for the first time in my life. Sunshine covered my world. Being with him made me feel great. But then things changed.

Academic Failure

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I Flunked Out of My Dream

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Darlene's story:

I was cut adrift from a lifelong dream, the sure anchor that had carried me through long years of study.

Broken Family

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Don’t Make Me Take Your Place, Dad

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Rand's story:

How can a boy expect to fill Dad’s shoes when he leaves?

Porn

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Alone in my Shame

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Stacia's story:

For the entire two years I was trapped in my destructive addiction, I didn't know even one female who also struggled with it.

Blended Family

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Caring for the Wounded

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Caramel's story:

“You know mom, blood is thicker than water.” The words were biting, hard to receive. The undertone of my son's comment was clear: "you should have prioritized me above your new husband."

Anxiety

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My Mind is a Scary Place

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Hazelle's story:

In my imagination, I’ve been diagnosed, incarcerated, fired, divorced, and buried. My mind is a scary place to be sometimes.

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