It means you have to take action, balancing your partner’s and your emotional needs.
Trying to fix them or making your partner into a project will only make matters worse and lead to relationship dysfunction. While you may play an active role in your partner’s support network, the ultimate responsibility for making changes has to come within.
Putting pressure on your partner to snap out of it is not the answer.
Depression can’t be turned off like a light switch.
) and greater insight into how to take care of both your partner and yourself.
Here are 5 facts you should know about depression: Depression often looks different from one person to another, and symptoms vary between men and women. Women, on the other hand, are more likely to report symptoms of depression, especially during hormonal changes and pregnancy.