Dating for depressed people
Finally, if you’ve tried everything and your relationship seems hopeless, or worse — toxic — it may really be time to walk away.Try to make your partner understand that you still care.Otherwise you may be consumed by guilt or self-doubt, wondering if you did all you could do for your partner — and your relationship.You are not the cause of your partner’s depression.No one wants to be accused of abandoning a loved one at their time of greatest need.
If things seem unbearable, consider setting a timetable for change.Research shows that keeping a journal, in which you express your feelings about your breakup, may help turn a potentially negative experience into a positive one.Like most INFPs I know, my relationships are based on forming deep connections. I know this about myself: I have to find an authentic connection with my date, otherwise, I’m done. Instead of blabbing on and on about myself, I would much rather listen and observe my date so I can get a sense of who he is and feel comfortable with him. Breaking up when your partner is struggling with a psychiatric disorder can be downright painful.But there comes a time in every relationship when it may be necessary to evaluate your options and make difficult choices.