For Better or Worse: What to Do When “Worse” Gets Real

For Better or Worse: What to Do When “Worse” Gets Real

In the summer of 2012, we took a cross-country road trip. Somewhere in the mountains of North Carolina, after eating a big breakfast and then trying to read in the very back seat of the minivan, our daughter got carsick. This was a turning point in the life of our family. Not for the kid who vomited scrambled eggs all over herself, but for her brother, who witnessed … [Read more...]

In Sickness & in Health :: Anxiety, Depression & Panic Attacks

In Sickness & in Health :: Anxiety, Depression & Panic Attacks

You stare into each other’s eyes, more excited than you’ve ever been, as you repeat your vows—“in sickness and in health, for better or for worse…”—never expecting the “sickness” or “worse.” A few months go by and you find your wife sitting in a corner, crying. She can’t tell you why, and you have no idea what to do or how to help. We’ve been there. Many times. … [Read more...]