USEFUL TO KNOW [MENTAL HEALTH]COUPLES AND DEPRESSION:IMPROVING THE RELATIONSHIP AND DEPRESSION. ARTICLE 1,2
Many of the suggestions focus upon how you as an individual can make changes to address your depression. However, you do not in a vaccum . Your own willbeing and how you behave can greatly influence your relationships. That is if you are depressed now and stay depressed you are more likely to develop relationship difficulties. The reverse is also true: if you are having a relationship difficulties now , you are more likely to become depressed . Of course , it would be overly simplisitic to suggest that relationship difficulties cause depression or that depression is the single cause of any relationship problemsyou might be having .
However, difficulties in one of these areas can contribute to problems in the other. The important thing for both you and your partner to keep in mind is that working jointly on your relationship can improve it, as well as…
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