Thirty-Six

A few years ago, the New York Times published an article entitled┬áThe 36 Questions that Lead to Love.┬áBased on the work of psychologist Arthur Aron, these questions are designed to foster intimacy in an organic, yet swift, way. The idea is to carve out some time with someone, perhaps someone you know only a little … Continue reading Thirty-Six

Snapshots of My Depression 1: “That’s a Lousy Trick to Play on a Manic Depressive”

This is the first in a series of posts I'm calling "Snapshots of my Depression." These are memories of times in my life when my mental illness manifested itself in one way or another. First off, I want to apologize to anyone with bipolar disorder. I know that "manic depressive" is an archaic and somewhat … Continue reading Snapshots of My Depression 1: “That’s a Lousy Trick to Play on a Manic Depressive”