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Are You Depressed Within Your Marriage? Here's Why

New research indicates that marital stress makes you vulnerable to depression, and less able to experience positive moments. The research exposes another, deeper question: What occurs within marriages today that leads to stress, depression and despair to begin with? Read More

If marriage makes one depressed then get out of the marriage

Just because there is pressure to get married and stay married doesn't mean one has to do so. Life is too short to go through it depressed. If your marriage is making your depressed and miserable then get a divorce. Marriage is not a contest to see who can do it the longest.

Stop this insanity and get healthy and happy, without making a bunch of marriage counselor rich and yourself poor.

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Douglas LaBier, Ph.D., is a psychologist and the Director of the Center for Progressive Development in Washington, DC.

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