Relationship problem is likely to be inevitable if you have depression. How to improve this mental health problem when it affects relationships? Don’t worry, there are plenty of options to do to deal with!
If you have depression, try to learn more about how it affects your relationship and find a professional help for more advice if necessary.
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Depression can cause a number of symptoms. It affects you physically too. It may cause lack of appetite, difficulty sleeping, difficulty concentration, and something else which could be counterproductive for your live.
You may often feel responsible, but you feel like there is no anything that you can do! Meanwhile, your partner is very sympathetic and very understanding at first. Your partner may feel compelled to take more responsibility, particularly if you also have children.
But over time, the risk of having frustration and exhaustion increases. As a result, this may get worse day by day.
A depressed person is likely to have poor care to others, including to her/his partner.
Furthermore depending on how severe it is, your carrier may also be affected. Uncontrollable depression is likely to drive you to become less productive so you may want to stop working. Once you resign from your workplace, this will lead to a cascade of other problems.
Prognosis and outlook for depression in marriage. Some people who have a partner with depression can cope with the problem and keep their marriage survive. While others eventually seek divorce, particularly true if the depression often reoccurs or even continues for years!
Some depression occurs due to certain moments /events such as job loss or losing your lovely people (parent, brother, sister, children, etc). In such cases, this is depression of transient condition. It is usually temporary and will go away within a few weeks.
Depression may come and go, depending on how well you can handle it! The risk of the condition increases if you have a personal history of depression. Because it may come and go.
In case of depression in marriage, it’d be much better for both you and your partner to see a therapist together. What’s more?