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I Slept With My Mother When I Was 16—& I Have Good Reason for Letting My Kids Do the Same

"I’m sure it was the first time we had touched in months, maybe years. Sometimes I think that hand saved my life."

Married 69 Years, Hospitalized Couple Holds Hands Til the Very End

Tommy and Virginia Stevens, both 91, were, in the eyes of their family and friends, a legendary couple. The Tennessee high school sweethearts proved earlier this month that their love truly endured until "death do us part."

Jill Duggar Says Dad Pitted Siblings Against One Another, Used Kids to Manipulate and Intimidate Her

I am currently reading Jill Duggar Dillard's memoir Counting the Cost about her life growing up in the 19 Kids and Counting Duggar family, and it is both riveting and heartbreaking.

Tag: Anxiety

“You Can’t Fix Her”: To the Man Whose Wife Has Anxiety

For someone who doesn’t live with anxiety, it can be difficult to understand and care for someone who does. It isn’t choosey in whose mind it captures, and it’s relentless in its efforts to destroy any peace one might have.

“Anxiety Is More Than Just Worrying. It’s Thinking Too Much. It’s Caring Too Much”: Woman Nails Painfully Accurate Description of Anxiety

"It’s waking up tired even though your day just started. Anxiety is wanting to fix something that isn’t even a problem. It’s the stream of questions that make you doubt yourself."

7 Totally Practical Ways to Fight Anxiety

"Seven concrete ways that might help lower your anxiety. Try them out and let me know how it goes."

“On Our Wedding Day, My Mom Gave My Husband a Note. A Note That Was Just for the 2 of Them.”

"The day my Mom died I called my husband...Then he began to tell me a story about my Mom. A story that I never knew about her before because she didn’t want me to know."

How I Got Rid of My Anxiety After 40 Years of Torture

"This post is from someone who dealt with fear, anxiety, worry, and depression for forty years, the last ten of those being the worst."

“I Am Going to Die”: The Day God Showed Me What Casting Out Fear Means

"It was one of the scariest times of my life. All I could tell myself was to keep breathing in and out, from one second to the next."

“She’s Not Broken”: To the Man Whose Wife or Partner Has Anxiety

For someone who doesn’t live with anxiety, it can be difficult to understand and care for someone who does. This mom's letter is mental health GOLD.

5 Surefire Ways to Prevent Anxiety at Christmas

"Until a few years ago as December approached I would find myself starting to worry. Would everyone have a good time? Had I remembered everyone’s presents? Did the house look festive enough? Pressure and stress built up as the list of non-negotiable (as I saw it at the time) events filled my diary."