Mental Health and the Media

Mental Health and the Media

Over the weekend there were a number of media outlets that reported on a new study linking marriage and depression. Unfortunately, many of these so called reputable outlets, went with a sensationalist headline, that did not actually match up the results of the study in question. Case in point, The UK’s Daily Mail went with…

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Welcome to 2014!

Usually, as part of my year end ritual of looking back on the previous year, I post a slideshow of my favorite photos that I took during the past year. This year, since I started a blog dedicated to just photography, you can find that slideshow over there if you’re interested! The end of the…

Why Not Deal With It Now?

I was interested in a post by Cecil Murphy over on the 1in6 website, and as I was reading it, I was saddened by the first paragraph. Recently, I read an in-progress master’s thesis on male sexual abuse. The writer’s research said that most men don’t deal with their abuse until they’re middle-aged—late 30s to…

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What We Expect

As I was sitting in the airport yesterday, I started to notice the number of people complaining about various things about air travel, and thinking to myself that yes, there are plenty of things to complain about, but some of what was being said just really wasn’t accurate. It seems to me that there are…

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Follow Up From #momsofboyschat: Intrinsic Value

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I was the guest of the Moms of Boys Twitter chat. I enjoyed the opportunity to share my history and thoughts about protecting kids, and helping kids who find themselves being abused. Unfortunately, given the transient nature of tweets, it might be difficult to see the posts in…