In the Valley of Postpartum Depression
Why is it so hard for Christian women to seek help?
In the Valley of Postpartum Depression. And, thankfully, my family will not be left to wonder why I took my own life—because, instead, I found help for my Postpartum Depression (PPD).
We Lost Our Baby, but We Didn't Want to Lose Our Marriage
Men and women tend to grieve differently; understanding those differences helped us make it through.
We err if we think the obvious expressions of grief like crying, talking with others about sadness, and depression are the only signals that mourning is taking place.
God Came to Me in My Cancer
At a time when I should have felt abandoned by God, I experienced what Augustine called “the sweetness.”
inbox and campus mailbox. Strangers pour out their fury at every stage of their own grief. Depression settles on the pages like a fog. A young man writes
What I Needed From the Church During My Depression
3 ways our communities can support mental health.
What I Needed From the Church During My Depression. 3 ways our communities can support mental health. Alicia Cohn. Image: Milos Kreckovic / iStock. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
Living with Bipolar Disorder
Christian women talk about their challenges.
youth. Then her mood would turn and she would walk through a period of deep depression, which she felt she had to hide from the world around her.
Depression: The Church's Best Kept Secret
Seeing past the stigma
Opinion | former TCW issue. Depression: The Church's Best Kept Secret. Seeing past the stigma. Corrie Cutrer. 0; tweet; link; email; print. The Two Types of Depression.
What the New Midlife Crisis Means for Christian Women
Middle-aged women contending with stress can find solace in this gospel message.
Add to this the real (and yet seldom discussed) phenomenon of perimenopause with its sweatiness, insomnia, and increased susceptibility to depression, and the descriptor de jour
When I Lost a Daughter, My Children Lost a Sister
Helping kids heal after sibling loss.
But such loss may be hardest on children, Carroll said, with preteens exhibiting higher levels of depression and anxiety and adolescents being more likely to show attention problems
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
Multiple studies have found that spouses of veterans with PTSD can become socially withdrawn or suffer from depression. He was also no stranger to depression or anguish.
Stay Woke: A Q&A with ‘Faithfully Magazine’
The story behind a new, multiethnic journalistic enterprise.
outlet focusing on minority women in ministry, Faithfully Magazine has since grown to encompass a podcast and print publication that covers everything from depression among African
Miscarriage Changed Me
How trauma and loss deepened my understanding of God’s love.
Psychological Association notes that women who experience miscarriage are vulnerable to a whole host of other mental health issues such as postpartum depression, general anxiety
After 50 Years in a Wheelchair, I Still Walk with Jesus
On the anniversary of her accident, Joni Eareckson Tada reflects on God’s faithfulness.
follow him more closely. Maybe he erases all the horror, all the despair, all the depression of the past when we learn how to trust God. He pushes into
God Wants You to Get Some Sleep
Our restless generation is missing out on the spiritual benefits of shuteye.
her latest all-nighter. The heavy lids of the friend whose depression or chronic pain won't let her get a solid eight hours. Arianna Huffington, who narrates
Why Are Evangelical Women at Planned Parenthood?
What a recent Marie Claire report gets wrong—and right—about evangelicals and abortion.
Richards-Ross' experience is not isolated. According to the Elliot Institute, post-abortive women are 65 percent more likely to suffer long-term clinical depression.
How to Counter the Economic Argument for Abortion
To provide a persuasive alternative, the church must offer holistic, long-term support.
She went so far as to schedule the procedure, but when a friend who'd previously had an abortion told her of the depression and suicidal thoughts she experienced afterward, Szala
Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship
Are churches missing out on discipling those in midlife?
Although I wasn't exactly having a dark night of the soul nor was I battling clinical depression, I may have been heading in that direction and didn't have language to describe my sense
When ‘You’re Pregnant’ Feels Like Bad News
How can the church help those who are grieving motherhood?
Space to grieve. Silence about this sort of inner struggle can be costly. Unexpressed grief often manifests in anger, bitterness, depression, or anxiety, Hannah says.