Quitting Antidepressants and Relearning Self-Care

Recovering from SSRI Antidepressants: Learning to Practice Self-Care Without Medication
A big part of coming off from anti-depressants involves learning to take care of yourself with medication. It's easy to forget self-care and rely on medication to cope with depressive issues. Quitting anti-depressants means  rethinking self-care habits.
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Toxic Shame vs. Healthy Guilt:


What is Toxic Shame and How Does it Differ from Healthy Guilt?
What is shame? Shame is good, healthy guilt that has gone bad. Shame is also organic guilt with no foundation in reality. Guilt as a limit switch for unhealthy behavior, is healthy, when it remains in proportion and is
 merited.
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Relationship Issues: Why Your Partner May Be Cooling Off Toward You


Relationship Issues: Why is My Spouse Turning Away from Me?
My spouse is turning away from me, what do I do? Are you engaging in toxic behaviors? Stinkin thinkin? Do you think everyone owes you something, and you're a miserable angry grouch? Might have something to do with it, ya think?
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What Makes a Sociopath?


Psychology and Mental Health Issues: Do People Become Sociopaths Because of Past Trauma?
Do you ever get tired of hearing after a crime has been committed that the perpetrator was 'off his meds' or 'had a difficult childhood' or some other excuse for his behavior? It doesn't follow that experiencing struggles produces sociopathic behavior.
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