book cover: He's a Porn Addict... Now What? by Tony Overbay and Joshua Shea
Book reviews, Mental health

Book Review: He’s a Porn Addict… Now What?

He's a Porn Addict... Now What?: An Expert and a Former Addict Answer Your Questions by Tony Overbay and Joshua Shea is written to serve as a resource for partners of men with pornography addictions.  It's a unique combination of viewpoints – Tony is a licensed marriage and family therapist, and Josh is a former… Continue reading Book Review: He’s a Porn Addict… Now What?

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Emerging blogger, Humanity & social relationships, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Kacha (Food.for.Thoughts)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community.This post is by Kacha of Food.for.Thoughts,… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Kacha (Food.for.Thoughts)

Book cover: All She Wrote by Paula Light
Book reviews

Book Review: All She Wrote

All She Wrote: Catharsis & Absolution, is a book of poetry by Paula Light.  It focuses on the myriad emotions that go along with relationship heartbreak.  There are poems about narcissism, gaslighting, and other highly charged circumstances.  There's also a poem about a non-starter online relationship and Google stalking. Here are some of my favourite… Continue reading Book Review: All She Wrote

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blogging community, Mental health

Working On Us – Week 14 – Family and Friends

It's week 14 of the Working On Us mental health prompt series over at Beckie's Mental Madness.  If you'd like to participate, please refer to Beckie's post for the details.  This week's topic is relationships and boundaries. Question Prompt: How would you describe your relationships with family and friends?  I used to be close to my… Continue reading Working On Us – Week 14 – Family and Friends

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Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Sarah (Inside My Manic Mind)

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Sarah from Inside… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Sarah (Inside My Manic Mind)

The Emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home; background of cherry blossoms
Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Mike & Kayleigh-Marie

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Mike and… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Mike & Kayleigh-Marie

The Emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home; background of cherry blossoms
Emerging blogger, Mental health

Emerging Blogger Series: Tigerchelle

The emerging blogger series is aimed at community building through giving mental health bloggers who are early in their blogging evolution the opportunity to have their work seen by a wider audience.  It's also a way to introduce you as a reader to some newer members of our community. This post is by Tigerchelle of… Continue reading Emerging Blogger Series: Tigerchelle

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blogging community

Happy un-Valentine’s day

For those of us who are single, whether we want to be or not, Valentine's day can feel like it's created for the express purpose of making single people feel shitty about themselves. Saint Valentine is a Catholic saint who is also recognized in the Anglican and Lutheran churches.  His history isn't entirely clear, but… Continue reading Happy un-Valentine’s day

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Humanity & social relationships

How do we connect with others?

The ways we can connect with others have changed a great deal since I was a kid in the 80s.  Technology is light years ahead of where it used to be, which makes connecting easier in some ways, but mental illness likes to get in the way and put up roadblocks. Back in the 80s,… Continue reading How do we connect with others?