How to Love Someone With Depression

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Try to imagine that depression is like being in a dark tunnel. The person with depression can’t see a thing, because everything is surrounded by darkness. Every sound is amplified, every fear is magnified. All they want to do is get out of the tunnel, but they can’t see where to go, they don’t know what to do. Your natural reaction is to lead them out of this dark tunnel, back to the light.

This is the WRONG approach.
Many men are “fixers,” and my husband is.  He is gradually learning that he can’t “fix” my depression, it’s an ongoing process that will never have a strictly linear progression.

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