Dating a girl with depression
No one is perfect, neither of you are for your own reasons.
They love you for all your flaws, even if they may not love themselves that way.
Dating someone with depression can be an intimidating prospect, but by understanding a few basics you can set the stage for a strong and loving relationship.
It’s imperative to recognize that depression is complicated and real, stay flexible, acknowledge that depression is not about you, and remember that not everything is about depression.
Although you can’t fix your partner’s depression, you can accept their feelings as they navigate their illness and your relationship, including the effect it can have on your sex life.
By acknowledging your own needs and getting involved in their healing process, you can support both your partner and yourself as you embark on this new adventure.
Unfortunately, it's not uncommon to meet someone who has anxiety or depression; usually the two co-exist.
In relationships, mental illness can make things difficult, especially for those who are unsure of how to react in those types of situations. Being someone who has suffered from both anxiety and depression for years, I know how hard it can be and how much of a strain it can put on a romantic relationship.
This ties in to the rest of the following tips so pay attention.Starting a relationship can be an exhilarating time; everything is new and exciting and there is so much to discover.But when you’re dating someone with depression, things can be a little more complicated.Make sure you remind your significant other just how much you love, care and appreciate them for all that they are.
I'm sure there are tons more tips that I may have missed, so if you come up with anything PLEASE post it in the comment box below. Help from wherever possible could make a difference in someone's relationship, and someone's life.
The only thing that will do is make them feel guilty, like they're responsible for ruining the relationship when that's the opposite of what happened.