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Caregiving Pain: What’s in a Name?

Having a person with dementia forget your name is among the most painful parts of the illness and caregiving. A veteran caregiver shares stories to help you feel less alone and tips for handling the hurt.

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How to Stay Positive While Caregiving

When surrounded by illness and burdened by menial tasks, it can be easy for caregivers to slide into negative thinking. Here are some practical strategies to stay positive.

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The Bipolar Marriage: 9 Ways to Make It Through the Tough Times

Bipolar marriages are twice as likely to fail. Mental health writer and advocate Therese Borchard offers practical strategies for surviving the bumps.

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How to Get Emotional Support as a Man

Mental health advocate Mike Veny offers strategies to break through the stoic wall of male emotions and get the support you need.

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Newlyweds Justin and Hailey Bieber Are Lonely and Depressed — And That’s Totally Normal

While Justin has said nothing about the trigger of his depression, experts say it’s not at all uncommon for newlyweds like the Biebers to experience depression or loneliness.

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What Do You Do If a Loved One Is Depressed?

What do you say? What don’t you say? Reaching out to a loved one with depression takes thought and deliberation. Here is a helpful guide.

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The Incredible Pain-Killing Powers of Orgasm

It’s difficult to harness the feel-good effects of sex when rheumatoid arthritis is in the room. We’ve got some strategies for getting in the mood and finding the pleasure that can trump your pain.

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Don't Let Eczema Stand in the Way of Love

Dating is awkward as it is. And then there is eczema. Follow these tips to move forward in love with confidence.

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Telling the Kids You Have Metastatic Melanoma

Telling your children you have metastatic melanoma is not easy. Here are some tips, such as talking to professionals and choosing the right time and place.

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Tips for Metastatic Breast Cancer Support

Looking for treatment information, emotional support, or other help with metastatic breast cancer? Here's how to find it.