Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven. Matthew 18:21-22 I was never any good at math. But 70 x …
At first, I was skeptical, but I thought, hey, I have friends who are unhappy with their partners, and some that believe they are in bad marriages, and this information might be good for one of them, so I decided to check it out.
Recognizing the symptoms of mania is not just merely academic. Symptoms of mania or even hypomania can be a medical emergency, just as symptoms of shortness of breath, chest pain, and bleeding profusely are.
If you have ever felt ashamed of your mental illness and afraid to seek help for your illness due to cultural or religious stigma, you are not alone. You have nothing to be ashamed of. God loves you just the way you are. And he created you in His perfect image. And by blessing you with a mental illness, you have been given the gift of being able to feel an overwhelming sea of emotions all in one moment and then feel absolutely nothing at all the next.
If your marriage is feeling troubled, and you’re considering divorce, consider trying alternative therapies instead, marriage counseling, or just some open communication. But whatever you do, don’t bring up the “D” word as an option, because doing that will change the rules of the game.