This means depressed singles can break out of the cycle.Everyone, single and married, has an occasional bout with the blues, but the National Institute of Mental Health warns sad feelings can turn into a mental disorder.drinks-date, lay down on the bed to ponder my outfit…and the next thing I knew, the babysitter was shyly asking for a ride home.The National Alliance on Mental Illness warns that being single or widowed elevates the risk for this disorder.Fortunately the National Institute of Health says depression is very treatable, with up to 80 percent of sufferers finding some relief within four to six weeks of getting medication or counseling.At best, online dating is a form of genteel audition.The rendezvous was at a London railway station so he could avoid catching the dreaded “vomit train” home.
Of course I don’t technically have another free night until November (like most singles, the diary’s a bit mad). A week on, I’ve allowed myself a brief moment of disappointment. It seems I’m not the only one to flirt with ambivalence.She is a mental health counselor, finance coach and travel agency owner.Her work has appeared in such magazines as "The Writer" and "Grit" and she authored the book, "So You Want to Be a Counselor." Depression affects more than 6 percent of the adult population in the United States.Your kids depend on you for everything—from homework help to meals to driving duties to costumes for school plays. And, if you’re a good parent, you’re often a bad dater.As in, you rarely carve out the time for it, because your family comes first.