I think it and then I write it.

Sarah Fader is the CEO of Stigma Fighters, a non-profit organization that encourages people with mental illness to share their stories. She's been featured on the front page of The Washington Post.

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The Huffington Post

3-Year-Olds Are A**holes

I am here to tell you that "everyone" was wrong. Two-year-olds are challenging, but they are nowhere near as hard to deal with as 3-year-olds....

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Fighting Against the Stigma of Mental Illness

If your friend tells you she she's having a panic attack, ask her what you can do to help. I promise you, she's not being lazy. She's trying to survive....

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Talk Breaks: A Way to Preserve a Romantic Relationship

We pause live TV to get a snack, use the bathroom, take a phone call... why shouldn't we pause conversations for relief?...

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Sarah Fader

www.oldschoolnewschoolmom.com. She's been blogging since 2009....

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The Year I Lost My Mind

I was told repeatedly that I was nut case. I was told to stop calling the doctor. I was discouraged for reaching out for help. This is not the way that patients with mental illness should be treated. We are humans. We are not defined by our diagnoses....

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Dear Sallie Mae

Dear Sallie Mae, I would like to thank you for lending me a massive amount of money so that I could get a higher education. I wouldn't trade my time at New York University's Gallatin School for anyth...

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Stop Calling Assertive Women B*tches

When I was a little girl, I believed the way to get others to like me was to be nice. I shouldn't be confrontational. It would be wrong to express anger, because that would make me look "crazy" or "wild." The brainwashing from society starts young....

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My First Panic Attack

Not only was I going to die someday, but I was very small in comparison to the rest of the world, which was rather large. I couldn't get over how small I felt. I was an ant and the universe was expansive and I was drowning in the hugeness of...

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The Huffington Post

My Son Is A Brony

I find it funny that there is a name for a boy who likes My Little Pony. It's perfectly fine for boys and girls to watch My Little Pony as it appeals to children in general and not a particular gender. But I have a conflicted relationship with the term...

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The Huffington Post

F*ck Judgment

Parenting is stressful enough as it is. So do us all a favor and can the judgment. We're all in this together, y'all....