Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I dread the long, dark winter days and deal with undiagnosed seasonal depression. I barely see sunlight during the winter. I’ve tried what feels like a million things to make myself feel better, including rearranging my room and getting a Vitamin D light. Nothing I’ve tried is a cure-all, but I’ve found what works best for me is a combination of doing activities I love and simple remedies that keep me warm.

Here’s why I miss the mindless, in-between moments of my pre-pandemic routine

I thought cutting out that time would make me more productive, but that hasn’t been true

My double mastectomy made me reevaluate: What do my breasts mean to me?

The decision had been weighing on me since I tested positive for the BRCA2 gene

I used to think there was one way to have a relationship. Then I discovered polyamory.

Practicing ethical non-monogamy isn’t just freeing; it’s true to who I am