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Did you know that a depressed dad affects his kid’s mental health the same way a depressed mom does? If dad is depressed, his child will suffer mentally just as much as if the mom was the depressed parent. This […]

What is it with men and sorry? I have a male family member who has a really tough time saying, “I’m sorry.” Oh sure, he might feel sorry for saying or doing something. But to hear him say the actual […]

  BroMatters is a project designed to help men suffering from depression. It’s about healthy minds for working men. Men who suffer depression can find it especially difficult to identify, talk about and seek treatment for depression due to stigma […]

Getting a man to talk about depression is tricky. Guys are as emotional as women. Really, they are. Being human means emotions are the same for all genders. It’s social and cultural conditioning that separates the guys from the gals. […]

  Recognizing depression in men. Being depressed and being a man doesn’t mean you have to pull up your panties, suck in the pain, and keep supporting others. As a man you need to recognize depression for what it is […]

Wentworth Miller, the American actor who plays Cpt. Cold in DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow, was body shamed on Monday by The LAD Bible, a Facebook group. It shows a picture of Miller’s days on Prison Break, side by side with […]

“Have faith that on the other side of your pain is something good.” Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson That’s the inspiring message Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson hopes anyone battling with depression remembers in their dark moments. The Rock shared his private […]

Why don’t people who are suicidal seek help when in crisis? It’s a good question. One group of people who usually won’t ask for help are men. There are several reasons of course, but it all boils down to stigma. Stigma […]

  Male menopause and anxiety. As ugly, tough, and weird to go through as female menopause. When a man turns forty, testosterone goes down, cortisol goes up. Emotions go berserk. Depression and anxiety are common. Behaviour can get down right […]

I know that wives of PTSD vets and military go through a lot of personal stress, anxiety and even depression caring for their husbands. What I didn’t know is that this effect is called Secondary PTSD. Many spouses and loved […]