It’s important to understand some days will just be harder than others and that’s okay. Suggest going outdoors, exercise releases serotonin which is not as abundant in those suffering from depression.
I have become absolutely sick to my stomach with all the stigmas associated with mental illness today and disgusted with how the media chooses to sometimes portray them. I feel like depression has become romanticized to the point that people think it’s beautiful to be broken and genuinely believe that some wonderful person will appear out of nowhere, fall in love with them and all their flaws, and make everything just peachy.Even more frustrating, logically you may know you have so much going for you but for whatever reason, you can’t believe it.It’s controlling, and there is no telling when it may come crashing down over you.I feel awful when we sit on the couch in silence because I am in a funk and he thinks he has done something wrong when in reality I’m upset because something is wrong with me. My brain is wired differently than his and that’s okay. When you date someone suffering from depression, the biggest bit of advice I can give you is don’t take it personally.Even though it may be easy to assume your significant other is acting strange because of something you did, remember, they’re probably just as confused and frustrated as you are. My boyfriend almost every morning asks how I’m feeling, physically and mentally.