I Have a Depressed Boyfriend

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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
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    Mar 25, 2008

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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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