• I Took Birth Control Pills For a Decade, but I Will Never, Ever Take Them Again

    3 monthes ago - By PopSugar

    I started taking birth control pills when I was a teenager and for the next decade of my life. I never questioned my choice for preventing pregnancy. Like most women my age, popping birth control pills became part of my daily routine, kind of like brushing my teeth. It wasn't until I got married and went off the pill that I realized how much a hormonal birth control pill had affected my mood for the past 10 years, and not in a good way.
    For the entirety of my 20s, I struggled with depression and anxiety , for seemingly no reason. Sure, I faced my fair share of bumps on the road of life: an...
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