Life Transition

Depression, suicidal ideation, drug use, and alcohol abuse are increasing among US adults entering midlife

New research found that middle aged US adults are experiencing rising feelings of despair, indicated by increases in depression, suicidal ideation, drug and alcohol abuse. A drop in US life expectancy was seen in 2016 and explained by an increase in deaths among middle-aged white individuals in rural areas due…

What divorce taught me about marriage: 4 people share how their divorce helped them understand what a healthy relationship is

Nobody gets married in anticipation of one day getting divorced—but the truth is this is often how the story ends. That said, while we often view divorce as a negative, there are positive outcomes of divorce such as the lessons we learn that benefit our future relationships. For example, divorce…

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