At least that's how Callie Theodore felt when she took to Facebook to share the sweet perfect response her boyfriend had to her anxiety-driven question."It's hard loving someone who suffers from anxiety.
Nobody’s perfect, and every relationship is about figuring out whether or not another person is the right fit for you, flaws (or “flaws”) and all. Use the internet to your advantage to research mental illnesses. Good resources are the National Institute of Mental Health and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
Can we talk about how we can stay connected even when the depression is hard?
" By opening up honest communication, you're able to maintain a sense of intimacy and trust, in addition to creating a foundation for mutual support.
While there are many forms of mood disorders, depression and anxiety are the most commonly diagnosed.
These illnesses can make connecting emotionally difficult and increase conflict and create undo strain on otherwise strong relationships. For many partners of depressed individuals, there is a natural instinct to protect that person from “difficult” emotions and conflict.