The Weather

My husband’s struggle with postpartum depression was my struggle, too

Aubrey Hirsch
Gay Mag

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Illustration by Kate Gavino

TThe depression is a flu that will not abet. Most mornings, D drags himself into the living room on all fours. He lies face-down on the interlocking foam floor tiles, his upturned arms at his sides. The baby crawls over him, tugging his hair, drooling on his t-shirts. He doesn’t move.

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Aubrey Hirsch
Gay Mag

Aubrey Hirsch is a writer and comics artist living in Berkeley, CA. You can learn more about her at aubreyhirsch.com or follow her on Twitter: @aubreyhirsch.