It is not intended to replace medical attention which can help many people who suffer from this illness.
If you have a partner or are close to someone who struggles with depression, you may not always know how to show them you love them.
I was going to write about something else today -- I have a couple of big-concept posts I've been meaning to write up and get around to -- but, heck, the last post I put up was a big-concept post so I figured let's have a quick breather from that and get something a little lighter up first. I've been all too guilty of this myself -- sending super-long messages.
This topic came up as I got to an email from a reader. And what I found was that I was often disappointed -- I'd put all this time and effort into a monster of a message, and then... There are a bunch of lessons I eventually took away from those experiences that I'll share with you today.
It is important that you know that as a person who is close to them and trusted by them, you can help your friend or partner have shorter, less severe bouts of depression.When you don’t know that a particular behavior is a symptom, you may misinterpret it as your partner’s true feelings for you.Orlov recalled feeling miserable and unloved in her own marriage.When a person begins spiraling into depression, they may feel like they are slowing down while the world around them speeds up. Depression, on the other hand, is a complex condition characterized by profound sadness, lethargy, feelings of worthlessness, and a loss of interest in social activities.