Men learn that emotions, and emotional connection are, at best, distractions (unless they are a means to money or sex) and, at worse, anathema to true masculinity.
Medication has its limits. It will not provide a healthy environment, social support, the tools to manage difficult situations, or to heal from major crisis or traumatic events and should not be solely relied on for these things.
The winter blues, the slump. Motivation is low, energy is low, mood is low.
If you love someone who seems to be randomly explosive, it can feel like you’re loving volcano.