Delilah De Kay

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6 Hard Lessons I Learned From My Failed Relationships

Ahh romance. It is ironically filled with irony.It's not all unicorn and rainbows. It comes with pain, struggle and a lot of lessons.The cynical ones …

Common Sense

8 Thriller novels every novel lover must read

Whenever we talk about reading, we talk about printed form of media, i.e. Books and Novels. Novels cover a wide range of genre and in fact for any …

Books

48 Hours That Will Transform Your Relationship

One of my friends keeps talking about leaving his wife. The two of them are great together when they're good. But they stink when they're bad because each of them makes it all about the other.<p>In a recent article on the five stages of relationships, I wrote about getting to stage five, where "being …

Why Taking a Break Could Actually Improve Your Relationship

Jaime and Joe had one of those summertime romances that only exist in New York, filled with drinks that turn into lengthy dinners, evenings out with …

When Anxiety Attempts To Sabotage Your Relationship

Anxiety is a silent killer. It eats away at you from the inside out. It plays tricks on your mind. It takes a toil on you mentally, emotionally, and …

Personality Types Attract Different Drugs

Here’s Ernest Hemingway, dead drunk on a stool in Cuba with his face on his hand and his hand on an ever-present mojito. He's the tormented writer, …

10 Analogies That Perfectly Capture Depression

If others don’t believe you when you are certain you speak the truth, if you get blamed for something you know is not your fault, if no matter how …

Self-Pity

13 Things I Wish I Knew About Depression When I Was a Teenager

Yes, it is as difficult as it feels like it is.<p><b>1. If you feel like you're so sad you can't handle it, you might not actually be able to handle it.</b> I wish I'd known that I wasn't being weak or whiny, that it was actually perfectly normal to feel as sad and emotionally heavy as I felt. Whether you …

Watch This Adorable Great Dane Puppy Grow Up In A Touching Time Lapse Video

Get ready for the room you’re in to get very dusty. Dave Meinert rescued Pegasus, a Great Dane puppy, from a negligent breeder. He was heartbroken to be told that because of her health issues, Pegasus might lose her sight and hearing if she even survived, which many of her siblings didn’t. So, just …

How I Finally Made My Wife Understand What It's Like to Be Depressed

Mel and I were in our bedroom chatting about my anxiety and depression problems. It was evening, and our three kids were in bed.<p>The doctor recently increased my depression medication and it had been making me distant.<p>"Does this mean you're getting worse?" she asked. She was changing into her …

Understanding Depression

The suicide of Robin Williams has once more brought the illness of depression into the national spotlight. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline received 7,500 calls the day after Williams' death, twice the usual number. Local crisis centers report a similar increase. Sadly, it had to be the …

Mental Health

Depression And Bipolar Disorder May Be More Similar Than We Realized

Feeling as though you're walking around with your head in a fog can be a frustrating symptom of some psychiatric disorders.<p>And as a large new study shows, those feelings of brain fog aren't all in your head. University of Michigan research confirms that "fuzzy thinking" is indeed a symptom of …

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Expats Share Their Top 20 Tips for Moving Abroad

<i>By Nadia Imafidon</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>There's nothing more exciting than packing up your life and buying a one-way ticket to a foreign land, right? OK, maybe <i>crazy</i> is the better word. But whether you've joined the Peace Corps, transferred to Jakarta, or just decided to backpack around Europe and …

What It's Like Recovering from a Suicide Attempt

More people below the age of 35 die from suicide in the UK than any other reason. This is what it's like to reach a point where death seems like the only rational option, but also how the experience can be a catalyst for recovery.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>"I think it's quite …

How Do You Help Someone You Love Who Is Depressed?

One in five of us will experience depression in our lifetime. Here are some tips on how to help someone who is unwell.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>There was a time, earlier this year, when my girlfriend and I were lying in bed talking about her depression. She was in the middle of her …