‘For Better, For Worse’ – Is This Still Relevant? (WordPress Best Friend)

An excellent and well written blog.


Last night we watched a TV programme about mental health in young men (late teens to mid-20s), which said that men are a lot less likely to ask for help than women. In fact, in the UK at least, over 75% of those who take their own lives are men and only 19% would speak to their doctor about anxiety. The programme told us that this is particularly prevalent in young men, and sparked one of our late night conversations (they’re not all so deep and important).

The programme also raised a few potential contributing factors to this worrying epidemic but I’m going to focus on the youth and loneliness aspects of it. Firstly, it introduced the idea that young people today set themselves very high and possibly unachievable goals, which can pave the way for depression if they don’t work out. Not every junior champion becomes a world…

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