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monogamy
Anxiety & Depression

How Important is Monogamy in a Relationship?

While the definition of monogamy can seem obvious, there are actually several definitions, and our understanding of monogamy is changing as our personal relationships evolve.  In fact, early humans were originally thought to be monogamous for 5 year periods with one partner, purely for procreation, and then move onto another partner for the same purposes. 

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cope with grief
Anxiety & Depression

How to Cope with Grief, Loss and Death

The reality is that even as adults, when we lose a parent or loved one, it is usually a very painful loss. It doesn’t matter if the relationship with that person had conflicts, their death or disappearance will still evoke a myriad of feelings. Grieving a loss of someone close to us may not be

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depression and anxiety
Anxiety & Depression

Depression and Anxiety in Adults and Teens

Depression and anxiety disorders are different, but people with depression often experience symptoms similar to those of an anxiety disorder, such as nervousness, irritability, and problems sleeping and concentrating. But each disorder has its own causes and its own emotional and behavioural symptoms. Many adults who develop depression have a history of an anxiety disorder

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post traumatic stress disorder
PTSD

Understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Originally understood as the after effects of war on certain military veterans, we now know that post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can affect anyone. PTSD is caused by exposure to a traumatic event or frightening experience such as sexual assault, war, natural disaster, accidents, or the threat of death to

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