Yet anyone who has been in a relationship with someone who’s depressed knows how no hero exists who’s more powerful than depression.
This mental disorder can seep into any relationship and smear sadness and hopelessness everywhere.
I don’t know what to do, but I am so tired of being alone all of the time. I would love to get married and have kids someday, but I am so afraid that it will never happen. Your lesbian experimentation probably has less to do with your dry spell than does your depression and passivity.
Everyone tells me I am so pretty and smart, but no man has even asked me out in over 5 years. The first thing I think you should pursue is to get some help for your depression.
No matter how psychologically healthy – heck, perfect – you want to believe you are, there’s a little part of you that wants to be your partner’s hero in a relationship.
When he falls into a slump, you want to believe that you have the magic to pull him out of it and make him happy.
If your date or your partner is depressed, you’ll see: sad mood; a negative or hopeless outlook for the future; eating too much or too little; crying out of the blue; loss of or low energy; sleeping too much or too little; indecisiveness; and social isolation or withdrawal.
For a bad depression phase, the average episode often lasts six to eight months.Depression is treatable , and the symptoms of depression may be exasurbating some shyness and low self-esteem you might have.If you can shake some of the depression you might find you have energy to get yourself thinking differently.You're more likely to have an episode of depression if you've had one before.You can hear other people's tips on coping with depression on Browse Listeners 7 Cups therapists offer therapy services that are convenient and affordable.