Depression and Relationships Problems and Solutions

Depression and relationships are a complicated matter which is generally harder on the partner who lives with a depressed person.

Depression is a condition that affects about 10 percent of the world population.

Depression is an illness, which can be compared by its severity to cancer, alcoholism, and AIDS.

Depression is a condition when numerous processes in the body and the brain of a human being are slowed down, making the sufferer constantly feel down.

Sex Amongst Other Things Can Be In trouble

Affected the most by depression is sex drive. The potency of sexual arousal and orgasm of the depressed person inevitably starts to affect the sex life of the couple.

Even though many people do not note any changes in their sex drive, and some depressed people even state that sex is one of the only things that makes them feel better, the sex drive in many depressed people can also be killed by antidepressants.

In fact, severe inhibition of the sex drive (including making it nonexistent) is one of the most common side-effects of antidepressants.

If the depressed person or their partner knows that lowered libido is caused by depression or by taking antidepressants, the problem is not likely to arise.

Pay Attention To Relationship Warning Signs

Problems may often arise when neither the depressed person nor their partner has a clue about why their sexual relationship is sliding downhill.

If you are noticing any sexual dysfunctions, all you need to do is visit a doctor and ask for an alternative medicine. It should not be complicated.

If things has gotten a little boring, try to spice things up a little. Try and remember the things that brought you together in the first place and I hope it was for the right reasons.

Getting yourself properly educated about this disease, and treating your partner with tender love and care, until he/she gets back on their feet after this debilitating condition will make everything better for both partners.

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