Tag Archives: depression

Dear depression and self-loathing: Fuck you

Tweet I feel as though I should start this by saying, through all his faults, I do love my father. Truly. OK, now to the story. I’ve been lying to people for weeks. No “big” lies, but not exactly “little” lies either. But lies most of us tell. They ask, “How are you?” and I [...]
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Yet another study says abortion doesn’t pose a mental health risk

TweetAnti-choice activists, I hope you’re sitting down. It turns out that, contrary to your wishful thinking, having an abortion does not increase the chances a woman* will suffer mental health issues. Of course, some of you anti-choicers won’t be convinced by this evidence because it was done by scientists, which you’ll find sketchy. But just [...]
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Mother Murders Baby Over Farmville?

TweetI saw this outrageous story today about a young mother who killed her 3-month-old son because he was crying while she played the popular Facebook timesuck game, Farmville. The mother, 22-year-old Alexandra V. Tobias, told the police that she shook the baby, left to smoke a cigarette to compose herself, and then returned and shook [...]
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Teen Depression and Abortion Not Linked

TweetA new study from Oregon State University shows that teens who have abortions are no more likely to be depressed or have low self-esteem than teens whose pregnancies do not end in abortion. This is the latest evidence in an ongoing debate about connections between mental health and abortion. Although in a 2008 study the [...]
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