Silent trauma, or peace?

I've often seen claims that receiving the silent treatment from someone is the equivalent of emotional abuse - if not abusive itself - and I wondered how it is that doing nothing to someone can be considered abusive?I once read that what disturbs us is not the disturbance around us, but rather our inability to [...]

Depression is not an illness

I realise that this is a highly contentious point. But we must recognise the elephant in the room before we are able to deal with it.The myth that depression is an illness causes more harm than the good it's intended to achieve.Depression is the absence of hope. Preceding that is the saturation of failed expectations [...]