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I Have a Depressed Boyfriend

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 65 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    chavacc11 chavacc11 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    My boyfriend is at fort benning Georgia and I got a letter stating... " The following items are considered as contraband? Please do not send? Any type of food Civilian reading...
    swimmonkey swimmonkey 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    Sorry, I have a boyfriend :)
    GEMWASHERE GEMWASHERE 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm 13 and I live in Buckinghamshire, UK. I would love to have somebody to love and to talk to. I don't mind long distance. If you are between 13-15 , somewhat attractive and...
    CANNON1603 CANNON1603 13-15 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    It's official I have a boyfriend. I still don't understand what he sees in me. But apparently he like it. I hope this last longer then my other relationships.
    escape1424 escape1424 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi there. Sorry for my English .I never thought I could ever bring myself in such a difficult situation. I'm living with my boyfriend for a year now. He is divorced from his ex...
    Itsmelaa Itsmelaa 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    All of my "friends" basically left me when my boyfriend left for bct. It's so hard not having anyone I can hang out with or really talk to.
    corkey101 corkey101 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I made a Facebook page for those who have a husband/boyfriend that goes to Ft Benning either in BCT or stationed. It's called Fort Benning MILSOS :)
    sandrew42 sandrew42 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend left for basic training two weeks ago and I received my first call a week ago, which I was so happy I cried! But the service as absolutely terrible and I could barely...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My boyfriend left for Bootcamp on July 13th :/ I ended up receiving a phone call from him which made me so happy I started crying, but the service was absolutely terrible so all I...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just found out my boo is coming home soon!I am counting down the days until he gets home, It has been 12 long years. He is coming home, November 1st. So, I have three months and...
    meekalamberth meekalamberth 26-30, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't know how people go out of their way to be in this situation I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy . I love my baby I truly do but if I knew it was going to be like this I...
    hcm826 hcm826 26-30, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    My boyfriend of seven months left for boot camp a week ago. I'm doing okay without him being here so far, mainly because we never could spend a lot of time together anyway and we...
    meowllory meowllory 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    I feel much better and confident. I had talked with my boyfriend and now I feel more relaxed and confident in him then ever. I love him to bits and his actions in the recent week...
    DamianMoon DamianMoon 18-21, M Jul 22

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    hi,im 16 and im from Turkey and i want to have a serious relationship
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