You’ve likely known for a long time that depression can be difficult for those who experience it. If you’re in a relationship with someone who’s depressed, you’re probably also finding out how much strain depression can place on loved ones, too. It might be tempting to take on the weight of your partner’s struggle, but remember: Nothing you do will “cure” your partner. Like diabetes, depression isn’t something your partner chose. If you feel like you’ve begun living for two, talk to someone about how you’re feeling. Remember to take care of yourself. Your relationship can survive your partner’s pain.
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