Category Archives: Gay

Stopping arguments

Dealing with conflict Conflict is a major source of stress in the life of many people.  It is important to be calmly confident if possible, when facing a conflict situation.  It is also very useful to KEEP YOUR VOICE DOWN when in a conflict situation, thus automatically pressurising the other person to do the same. […]

Improving your Relationship

IMPROVING YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR PARTNER A good relationship, in which you can talk to your partner about anything and everything is THE MOST IMPORTANT PROTECTION AGAINST DEVELOPING DEPRESSION at times of stress.  On the other hand, difficulties in the relationship between two people is one of the most common causes of depression.  The following […]

Depression…a good summary

WHAT IS DEPRESSION OR DEPRESSIVE ILLNESS? We use the term “depression” in normal conversation to describe distress or unhappiness following an unpleasant event that has happened to us. This depression is a perfectly normal response of course, is usually short-lived, and usually resolves rapidly, without the need for any specific treatment. In contrast, depressive illness, […]

Suicide and Gay Youth

YOU ARE NOT ALONE. !   YOUR FEELINGS ARE REAL.   Suicidal thoughts can be beaten! They are distorted information taking over your thinking when you are feeling down.   Loneliness. Isolation. Fear. Regret. Rejection.   You may be experiencing these feelings, especially after coming out. Name calling and bullying in school, at home or in […]

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