If you find yourself feeling depressed, having a loving, supportive relationship with your partner can help you in your path towards healing and creating a happier life. But continuously depression interferes with your relationship, distancing you from your partner all the way through your time of need.
If you’re in the middle of depression, you may worry that you aren’t good enough for your partner, or transform irritable around them. You may even push them away when you feel like your emotions are beyond your keep watch over. In addition, your sense of intimacy may diminish, and your sex life may fizzle because of fatigue, medications and feeling disconnected from your partner. The hard truth is that feelings of isolation, worthlessness, and tiredness can all take a hefty toll on your love life. But you don’t have to let depression be the demise of your relationship.
The use of an integrative approach based in mindfulness, interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), When Depression Hurts Your Relationship offers practical skills to help readers with depression reignite intimacy with their partners.
If you suffer from depression, this book is a will have to-read to help keep your romantic relationship healthy, exciting, and rewarding for you both.