Divorce is never an easy solution for a marriage. By the time a couple gets to the point where they’ve made a decision to pursue dissolving their relationship, communication has broken down, and feelings of fondness give way to harsh criticism, defensiveness, feelings of contempt and eventually stonewalling, once these behaviors begin to play out it can be hard to see a way back to being emotionally connected and happy. However, there are ways people can rebuild their relationship and explore whether their marriage is worth saving.
Anger is a feeling or emotion that ranges from mild irritation to intense fury or rage. Anger is a natural response to those situations where we:
- Feel threatened
- Believe harm will come to us
- Believe another person has unnecessarily wronged us
- Feel another person, like a child or someone close to us is being threatened or harmed
Anger can result from frustration when our needs, desires, or goals are not being met. When we become angry, we may lose our patience and act aggressively, impulsively, or violently.
It is fall, what a glorious season filled with beautiful weather, bright colored leaves and outdoor activities. But what if you are not enjoying this time of year. What if you feel tired, depressed, irritable, poor sleep and have a decreased activity level. Could be you are suffering from the symptoms of SAD (Seasonal Affect Disorder). Sad occurs in 1 to 10% of the adult population, affecting more women than men and the average age of onset is 23 years of age.
Bipolar Disorder is a mood disorder, which is associated with mood swings of depression altering with mania, with each phase varying in length, intensity and frequency. This disorder can occur in both adults and children.
Manic Symptoms Include:
The majority of individuals who commit suicide do NOT have a diagnosable mental illness. They are people just like you and I who at a particular time are feeling isolated, desperately unhappy and alone. Suicidal thoughts and actions may be the result of life’s stresses and losses that the individual feels they just can’t cope with.
Suicide Attempts in the U.S.