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I Have a Depressed Boyfriend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 68 People

    I Just Want To Help

    I've suffered from depression before. It wasn't very severe, and I was able to get myself out of it before it got too bad. My boyfriend is currently suffering with it though. You wouldn't know it from looking at him. He's very attractive, in shape, has friends, talks plenty, has...
    mjbobcat1 mjbobcat1 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 29, 2013

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    I'm Lost With And Without Him.

    My boyfriend and I have been together for going on three years, we got pregnant and lost the baby at six months. He was seemingly getting better until recently and I don't know what to do. I have thought of leaving him, but I don't feel right doing so, he is the only thing I know...
    NikkiAuger NikkiAuger 16-17, F Jan 21, 2013

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    Sad And Sick Of This

    First off, my boyfriend and I have been together for almost 2 years now. He lives in Canada and I live in the states, so yes, we have a long distance relationship and up until now, it has been no problem for us. We don't get to see each other often but we usually skype every...
    bostongirl101 bostongirl101 18-21, F Nov 17, 2012

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    He's Getting Better, But I'm Getting Worse....

    I have a depressed boyfriend.  He used to be really bad and never wanted to leave the house.  Now he is feeling much better and will actually go out with me and socialize.  I am a pretty social person.  I consider myself to be very slightly depressed but but not severely, it...
    purple613 purple613 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    Depressed Boyfriend Wants to Break Up

    Hi All' About a year ago i started seeing my boyfriend , i was going through divorce and he did too.  He was married and his wife left him for another guy after a month.  he hates her for that and is very angry about it.  He is very loving with me, he loves me...
    jdiaz jdiaz 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 8, 2009

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    I Have a Depressed Husband

    Having a depressed partner isn't fun.  You can't make them get help for it.  I made my husband take an online quiz about depression by himself and he scored Depressed! He went to the doctor and was put on some medication which I could see such a big and Improved change...
    PJonmeds PJonmeds 41-45, F Mar 25, 2008

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    Need Some Support!

    Let me summarize this the best that i can. I met my boyfriend online about a year ago, we've been together practically since we first spoke. At first everything was going beyond belief, i had never connected with someone so well and felt so good. I had ended a truly bad...
    prettylady21 prettylady21 22-25, F Oct 30, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Has Been Having A Rough Month

    first off, my boyfriend lives in canada and i live in the US so it is difficult for us to see each other often because of money issues and schooling. anyways, last month, he found out that his uncle got into a car accident and passed away. he didn't know how to react or how to...
    bostongirl101 bostongirl101 18-21, F Jul 28, 2012

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    Thank You!!!

    As a "depressed boyfriend" i would like to say THANK YOU on behalf of all depressed boyfriends... Even if we dont all say it!Thank you for staying with us!Thank you for putting up with our disorder!Thank you for your support!Thank you for being there when we need you!Thank you...
    JustKeepFighting JustKeepFighting 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 11, 2012

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    I'm the type of person

    that can always find a reason to be happy, and don't even need a reason in the first place. My boyfriend always seems depressed and I think my bubbly happy talking can frustrate him. I'm not trying to be insensitive and I know he can't help it but I don't relate to that so I...
    Aeriebear Aeriebear 22-25, F 2 Responses May 11, 2014

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    My Depressed Boyfriend

    I've been with my boyfriend for exactly a year and 8 months and we love each other to death. He has been depressed ever since he was a child, for his father and mother had "issues", his childhood wasn't a very happy one and they got a divorce. He moved to live with a...
    lilylights lilylights 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 3, 2009

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    So Confused, Every Day!

    Ok, so I guess the only way to tell this story is to start at the beginning. I left my husband, who was a decent enough guy. He just wanted to sit at home all of the time and never see friends or do new things. So, I decided I wanted more for myself and I wanted him to find...
    insanity31 insanity31 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 16, 2012

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    I Have A Depressed Boyfriend

    I have a depressed boyfriend..i love he so much...& i dont mind that...it can happened to any one...i just dont know what to do!
    amy143 amy143 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 24, 2012

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    Trying to Be Supportive

    My boyfriend lost his business a year ago and for the most part has spent the time sleeping all day, or going days without sleeping.  He got a job briefly last summer, but left because his boss was an a-hole and he wasn't used to even having a boss.  I approved because...
    annetastic annetastic 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    This Is Hard.

    My long distance boyfriend of 2 1/2 years is depressed, I guess he always was but it got bad on aug 18th. We hardly talk or skype and when we do it's never long. He says it's hard and stressful and he feels stressed thinking about what I expect from him or some bullshit. I just...
    HurtingInTx HurtingInTx 26-30 3 Responses Nov 8, 2012

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    Please Help With My Depressed Spouse

    can anyone help.i dont know what to do anymore. i am constantly feeling ignored and like dirt in his shoe. i am blamed for everything that is worong in his life. he can be really mean to me.is this normal.he also does not shower and it repulses me. i hang in there for what we had...
    jlh103 jlh103 41-45 2 Responses Jan 11, 2012

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    Not Sure How To Deal With It

    Well, my situation is rather long and complicated. I am in a relationship with a man that I met 7 years ago but didn't last at that time because he joined the military and long distance love did not work out at 18 yrs old. Fast forward 7 yrs, we reconnected thru FB, I was super...
    pennys1085 pennys1085 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 13, 2012

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    I Don't Know What To Do...

     I have been dating my current boyfriend for about nine months now and I love him dearly. He is very energetic and outgoing and can make friends easily, and always seems to be out of his house doing something with either his friends or me.  However, about a month ago...
    Sioraf Sioraf 18-21, F Nov 15, 2009

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    Need Some Support And Advice

    First off, my boyfriend and I have been together for almost 2 years now. He lives in Canada and I live in the states, so yes, we have a long distance relationship and up until now, it has been no problem for us. We don't get to see each other often but we usually skype every...
    bostongirl101 bostongirl101 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 9, 2012

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    I Have a Depressed Husband

    Having a depressed partner isn't fun.  You can't make them get help for it.  I made my husband take an online quiz about depression by himself and he scored Depressed! He went to the doctor and was put on some medication which I could see such a big and Improved change...
    PJonmeds PJonmeds 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Depressed Boyfriend, I Don't Know What To Say...

    I started going out with my current boyfriends 8 months ago. From the beginning I could tell that he had mood swings, but as I learned more about him I realized it was much more than that. He is on Anti-depressants and another medication. One day he will be happy and...
    Breizz Breizz 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 18, 2010

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    He Got a Job!!!!! This Should Be a Good Thing, Right?

    I am now feeling really optimistic about it, and he has gone deeper into feeling depressed!  I tired to take him out to eat and have some beers to celebrate his getting a job after I got off work, and he wouldn't answer the phone.  I couldn't come home because I knew it...
    annetastic annetastic 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 18, 2008

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    I need some advice or if anyone has gone through this. Recently my boyfriend has just got back from being deployed and is currently home right now. I met him at the airport last...
    eguerrette eguerrette 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I just don't understand why my boyfriend wouldn't go out with me and do things with me when he was home in December, but now that he's back at base he goes and does EVERYTHING I...
    jackex17 jackex17 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm 13 and would like a boyfriend, internet or not. I have short hair and brown eyes, I like books and bands. Message me if you wanna talk
    bbypink122 bbypink122 13-15, F Jan 24

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    I am an idiot. I've been in a pretty stable ongoing relationship for a year and six months but recently the splendor and overal enjoyment of being with my partner has declined...
    IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI IAmWhoIAmWhoAmI 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    any guys single, 16-18, in or near the Austin Texas area, looking for a boyfriend or someone to cuddle, chubby (preferably), message me, I love cuddles but its cold and I'm lonely...
    Nautica1416 Nautica1416 16-17, M Jan 23

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    any guys single, 16-18, in or near the Austin Texas area, looking for a boyfriend or someone to cuddle, chubby (preferably), message me, I love cuddles but its cold and I'm lonely...
    Nautica1416 Nautica1416 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 23

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    I think we broke up for real this time and unlike every other time, I don't miss him. Unlike every other time, I haven't cried or been moody around the house or felt the sick heavy...
    simplymex3 simplymex3 31-35, F Jan 21

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    Not sure how I should feel...me and my boyfriend were cuddling and he told me his ex message him saying how I don't care about him...I just feel like I want to cry...I feel so...
    Maria134747 Maria134747 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 20

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    kimcc11aa kimcc11aa 26-30, F Jan 19

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    OMG I really am going to lose it. my boyfriend got work release just went in for booking and blew .06 I think. He is now having to meet with the man in the morning and see if he...
    some1specialstlaw some1specialstlaw 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 19

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    I just dropped my boyfriend off for jail tonight. I am trying to be strong! It really sucks! Wow! He was going to call me after he was booked in and I guess he called his mother...
    some1specialstlaw some1specialstlaw 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Im Jeremiah. Im looking for a boyfriend. Does anyone want to be my boyfriend?
    Mightymanx10 Mightymanx10 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 19

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    Hey everyone! My story is a little bit different as my boyfriend happens to be both bipolar and a long distant boyfriend. I did find a similar experience on here but it didn’t...
    paulaisnotok paulaisnotok 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I have a boyfriend? That's right people I do indeed!!! I'm so much happier, goodbye loneliness!!!
    Scaryshadow Scaryshadow 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    I just wish we talked more , and saw each other more. I know he's working as hard as he is to take care of me and our someday kids but I just feel so lonely sometimes. I know u can...
    Snowflake107 Snowflake107 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Has anyone been to a graduation at fort sill the end of February? I'm trying to decide what I should wear. I wan to wear a dress but I don't want to be to cold
    Klynn22 Klynn22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 15

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