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Tips to survive Thanksgiving in post-election turmoil

The election will come up at our Thanksgiving dinners. We will have things to say and questions to ask.

The election will come up at our Thanksgiving dinners.   

We will have things to say and questions to ask.

And we will need to feel safe for those necessary exchanges to take place. (None of us can think or speak clearly when in physical or emotional danger.)

Trans Lifeline reports eight deaths since Nov. 8

The site says they are devastated to hear that eight people, “many of whom are teens,” died by suicide on the night of the election.

[Editor’s note: San Diego Gay and Lesbian News is sensitive to those who are experiencing crisis and the purpose of this story is to bring awareness to the public about mental health, suicide and getting help. If you are in crisis and need assistance, please call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255]

New study reveals who is most likely to cyberbully youth, and why

In most cases, the cyber aggression occurred over Facebook or text message.

SEATTLE — Youth cyberbullying is dramatically more likely to occur between current or former friends and dating partners than between students who were never friends or in a romantic relationship, suggests a new study that will be presented at the 111th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA).

Life Beyond Therapy: Time for a social media ‘vacay’?

First it was my 19-year-old goddaughter. Then my 30-year-old niece. Now it’s my 45-year-old male client.

What do these people have in common?

They have each decided it’s time for a vacation from social media (or “vacay,” as my goddaughter calls it).

Life Beyond Therapy: 'The untethered soul'

Have you ever wondered, “How can I become less reactive and impulsive?” or “How can I turn down the noisy voice(s) in my head and experience more peace of mind?”

Michael A. Singer’s book “The Untethered Soul” answers questions like these.