South Asian Relationships: What is Emotional Abuse?

Emotional abuse is a type of domestic abuse that uses  fear, humiliation, intimidation or manipulation to brainwash, resulting in low self-confidence, self-worth and a loss of personal value for those who are abused. Others notice that the abused person no longer seems like themselves and exhibits may of the general …

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South Asian Emotion: Can Men be Depressed?

This story is purely fictional and is not intended to represent a real family. Any similarities between this family and a real life family are purely coincidental. “That can’t be. Only women get depressed,” said the 45 year old Vikram sitting on the exam table at the doctor’s office. “Actually, …

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Heavy Cloak of Fatigue – Janaki’s Story of Depression

This story is purely fictional and is not intended to represent a real family. Any similarities between this family and a real life family are purely coincidental. The phone rang for the sixth time. Having been deep asleep, Janaki merely heard a soft musical sound in the background that became …

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