Supporting someone who is stuck in a low mood isn’t exactly easy but there are times when a few well-chosen words, applied at the right time and with care, can be useful.
I am in one of the most exciting times of my life so far. Some big changes are happening, and I am loving experiencing them. While these exciting things are so much fun, they are also a little overwhelming.
When a teen makes the decision to come out to family and friends, it is often with a very high degree of anxiety and trepidation over the potential reaction. As a parent it is easy to feel lost after your teen opens up to you, so how can you make the experience a positive one?
‘Don’t be sad…have sex instead’ said no one ever. I think if I expressed a blue day to a friend and they gave me this advice I’d either spit out my wine laughing or have a tiny urge to slap them, but truth be told research is pointing their devilishly dirty finger at the facts. Sex is good for you.
Romance is great but strange things can sometimes happen when you bring your old friends and your new squeeze together. Suddenly the people who always had your back, the one’s who always wanted the best for you, now have a hard time adjusting.