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Tag: Depression

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Dear Christine, Worried in Waterford

Dear Christine, Worried in Waterford

| April 14, 2018

Dear Christine, My partner of 18 years actually won’t come out of the house anymore. “Jim” worked hard, saved his money and retired about 3 years ago at age 59. We share a nice home and have amazing friends. Life is good for us but there’s one problem. “Jim” hates going anywhere! It started slowly. […]

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Dear Christine, All My Heart in Allen Park

Dear Christine, All My Heart in Allen Park

| March 31, 2018

Dear Christine, I am in a 11 year lesbian relationship (33 years old) and have met another woman(34 years old) ONLINE who is in a 15 year lesbian relationship. We have been carrying on an affair for a year via ONLINE and phone calls everyday, but have never met. Both of us are totally in […]

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Dear Christine, Ready in Redford

Dear Christine, Ready in Redford

| March 12, 2018

Dear Christine, I’ve come across your columns on line and enjoy them. While I see you mostly seem to deal with LGBT issues, I assume you work with straight couples in your practice too. I’ve been dating my boyfriend for 5 years. He spends a couple nights at my house, I spend a couple nights […]

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Dear Christine, Depressed in Detroit

Dear Christine, Depressed in Detroit

| February 23, 2018

Dear Christine, Gender confusion, Please Help!? I am 21 years old, biological male, and suffering a from a very extreme depression. This depression has been quite a constant in my life and I’m keen to be rid of it. I know it’s stemming from the doubt, anxiety, and confusion that comes in the delightfully painful […]

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Dear Christine, Befuddled in Brownstown

Dear Christine, Befuddled in Brownstown

| February 19, 2018

Dear Christine Hello! Is there such a thing as having an androgynous personality? Explain please 🙂 Thank yoooouu! Befuddled in Brownstown Dear Befuddled, Yes, there are androgynous people. I know a few people who are androgynous and like passing as both genders or neither. If you look at one of these people, you might not […]

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Time Debt, Trauma, Trying Too Hard and Ambition

Time Debt, Trauma, Trying Too Hard and Ambition

| February 18, 2018

by Suzanne Johnson One of the most common after effects of any kind of trauma is becoming so busy one does not have time to process one’s emotions or feel the emotional pain. Do you find yourself frequently striving to achieve the impossible? These photos are of my dog Pebbles jumping to catch a squirrel […]

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Dear Christine, Loving in Livonia

Dear Christine, Loving in Livonia

| January 8, 2018

Dear Christine, I’m a gay man seeing a male therapist for issues I had after a bad breakup. Basically severe depression. After several months of therapy, I’m feeling pretty whole again but I don’t want to stop therapy because I have fallen in love with my therapist. My therapist is also gay and has never […]

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Dear Christine, Sworn to Secrecy in St. Clair Shores

Dear Christine, Sworn to Secrecy in St. Clair Shores

| December 18, 2017

Dear Christine,  A gay male friend of mine told me in confidence that he was sexually assaulted by an older gay man who is a fairly well known member of the community. He made me swear never to tell anyone. I know as a woman, that feeling of sweeping it under the rug all too […]

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Improve your mental health: Move your body. By Matt Sweet Psychotherapist

Improve your mental health: Move your body. By Matt Sweet Psychotherapist

| November 16, 2017

Improve your mental health: Move your body.  Get some Exercise. Your brain will thank you. Physical exercise is probably the single best thing you can do for your mental health—and it’s the thing that people often have the hardest time beginning and sticking with. I frequently advise clients to make exercise a regular part of […]

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Dear Christine, Cinderella in Clinton Twp

Dear Christine, Cinderella in Clinton Twp

| November 12, 2017

Dear Christine, Sometimes I feel like Cinderella in my family. I went to college, have always been ambitious, have always been responsible. I got a great job after college working at a successful law firm, I saved enough money to buy my first house. On the other hand, my brother has accomplished nothing yet has […]

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