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

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.




A new magazine from Roxane Gay offering some of the most interesting and thoughtful cultural criticism to be found on the Web. Our first quarterly is coming in June 2019. We value deep explorations, timelessness, and challenging conventional thinking without being cheap and lazy.

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Aubrey Hirsch

Aubrey Hirsch

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

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