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DNA Battle of the Sexes
Weaponized Genetic Testing and Depression in a Married Couple

We should be careful NOT to conceptualize mental illness as synonymous with “personality flaws”—and how toxic it can be to a love relationship when the biologic basis of mental illness is “weaponized.”

Are You an “Orchid” or a “Dandelion?”
How Sexual Trauma, interacting with SLC6A4 and COMT Genes, Provide the Answer

Some individuals are like orchids—absolutely incredible, requiring just the right circumstances to truly thrive. Other individuals are like dandelions. Dandelions can grow just about anywhere.

Self-Saboteur

Part Four: Avoid Your Family Over the Holiday Season. Here’s How.
Can you avoid seeing your family for the holidays? Maybe not. But if they cause emotional pain, don’t be afraid to take steps to minimize the interaction with them.

Holiday Blues: 7 Steps to Lift Your Mood

It may be a time when stress and anxiety run higher than usual. This time of year can exacerbate preexisting financial strains, family conflicts and shame.