Tag Archives: Bipolar

Why Can’t My Ex-Husband Talk About Our Son’s Psychiatric Disorder?


The following is a piece I wrote for Good Men Project that ran yesterday. This essay was written for GMP’s Men and Mental Illness section. Isn’t it time to take the stigma out of mental illness? I did not want … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Bipolar


Last night I curled up with my favorite guilty pleasure, People Magazine, and read about Catherine Zeta-Jones’ and Demi Lovato’s struggles with bipolar disorder.  Zeta-Jones’s flawless face graces this week’s cover, next to the caption, “I’m Not Ashamed.” In articles about … Continue reading

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Boy Needs Friend


Note: please be advised that names have been changed to safeguard my son’s anonymity. Earlier this week I stumbled across an education blog that suggested boys who struggle in school lack close friendships. Developmental psychologist Niobe Way proposed that boys … Continue reading

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