Many of the questions we get here on MyDepressionConnection are about relationships. Girlfriends, boyfriends and spouses write in to ask how to help their depressed partner. Others ask how they can save their relationship despite having to cope with a mood disorder. There are still others who wonder if they will ever have a romantic relationship because their depression or other mental disorders make it difficult to meet people and sustain connections. Although there are no easy answers, there are ways to tackle these issues of how to make a relationship work when you have depression or a related mental disorder.
This post offers a review of the many articles we have on MyDepressionConnection about depression and relationships. Included are also member posts which have generated a lot of open and honest discussion within our community. If there is anything we are leaving out about this topic, please let us know so we can provide content to meet your needs. We always like to hear from our members. Your feedback is invaluable to us.
Anxiety, Depression and Dating
- An Interview with the Founder of NoLongerLonely( a dating and friendship service for people with mental illnesses)
How to Help Your Depressed Partner
The Limitations of Love when Your Partner is Depressed
The Emotionally Abusive Relationship
Mood Disorders and Sexual Intimacy
The Difference between Male and Female Depression
Understanding Your Wife’s or Girlfriend’s Depression
Understanding Male Depression
Member Posts and Questions about Depression and Relationships
Related Mental Disorders and Relationships
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