When you do everything you know how to do and your spouse seems to plunge deeper into his depression, how can you stay balanced in the process? He says he is under a lot of stress but he creates the stresses and doesn't seem okay until he has stress. I'm confused and overwhelmed how can I find my place and be supportive in all of this?View Thread
I was looking for a support group for being married to a depressed spouse and came across this site. I read some of the comments and knew that I had found what I needed! I met my husband almost two years ago and have been married for a year. He told me about his depression but I had not experienced it to the degree that it has developed now. I first felt like he would snap out of it but after getting accurate information I know better now. He is open to therapy and is in therapy now. Dealing with the depression day in and day out has took its toll on me. I thought I could pray it away but now I know better. He is so outgoing at church but he is a totally different person on a day to day basis. He told me the only fun he has is at church. That hurt but I remained silent. I was in therapy with him at first then the therapist wanted to address issues of thoughts of suicide with him. I just needed a place where others can understand and I don't feel like I am crazy. We don't have any children at home and I am thankful for that. Thank you for a place to vent.View Thread
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