How Does Depression Affect Your Relationships

Love this fellow blogger’s description of how depression can have an impact on relationships.

The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

Living with a major depressive disorder is hard. Some days You are fine and other days your symptoms come back and you go back to that deep pit again. The worst part of having a depressive disorder is how it affects your relationships. Recent studies show that most of the people who have major depressive disorder have social anxiety. They cant just go out and talk to people like normal people do. They cant just laugh all the time because not all of us can fake laughs and pretend to be all fine when actually we are not. They cant make friends that easily. They cant face so many “how are you.” because not all of us can lie and say “yeah I’m all good” when we are not. Sitting in the lecture hall and not being able to focus even if you try, zoning out in the middle of…

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9 responses to “How Does Depression Affect Your Relationships”

  1. Arsenio Franklin Avatar
    Arsenio Franklin

    My wife dealt with so much when I was in the depths of major depression. In addition to her full-time job, she became my caregiver. I can’t imagine going through it without her.

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    1. I get it, from both of your perspectives. When my husband was here, I walked along side him through many struggles. Now, I’m walking without him, going through things on my own. I really hope you are in a place where you are kicking depression’s ass now!

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      1. Arsenio Franklin Avatar
        Arsenio Franklin

        Definitely. Thanks so much.

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  2. Depression leaves a mark of bitterness at the very beginning but later on, it will leave a trademark of maturity if we end up accepting our mistakes to go on

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      1. yes..great article…keep it up

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  3. The eloquence in which you captivate your consciousness is truly stirring. Great mind…great blog.

    From the heart and soul!

    Thanks for the post!

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  4. I cannot imagine what it is like to be bipolar and struggle with depression. But I do know what it is like to struggle with depression and discussed it in my most recent post Dark Matter.

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