Depression Makes Me Question Everything… Even My Marriage


By Kimberly Zapata Depression is a funny thing. I mean, it isn’t ha-ha funny or even remotely humorous, but it is unpredictable. And when you have depression, it doesn’t just affect you. It affects everyone around you. I’m not implying that my friends and family are “depressed by association,” nor am I trying to undermine … Continue reading Depression Makes Me Question Everything… Even My Marriage

6 Signs Your Teen May Be Suffering From Depression


By Kimberly Zapata When I was 5 years old, I was a generally happy kid. I colored at our kitchen table, and danced around our coffee table. I sang nonsensical songs into the backside of our vacuum cleaner and told ghost stories into the bright, light side of a flashlight. And I put on plays. Cutesy … Continue reading 6 Signs Your Teen May Be Suffering From Depression

What No One Tells You About Coming Off Antidepressants


By Kimberly Zapata I have an admission to make: I stopped taking my antidepressants. Again. I didn’t forget to take them or run out, and I didn’t have some type of breakthrough — or breakdown. Instead, I just woke one morning and decided I didn’t need them. “I am OK” I thought, and so I … Continue reading What No One Tells You About Coming Off Antidepressants