I used to be an arrogant nagger. I loved to fight with my wife mercilessly. But then, the tables turned. Some women compare living with an angry husband to living by an active volcano.
8 Tips for Dealing with a Depressed Spouse | Live Science
Before you can post or reply in these forums, please join our online community. Originally posted by: Karen on 27 April My husband has been depressed now for as long as I can remember and after 8 years together, this morning I feel as though I can't hang on any longer. He is withdrawn from everything, he goes to work, comes home, goes for a walk, has 2 beers and goes to bed. On weekends he will never do anything with me. Our intimacy has vanished and usually I am so upset I sleep in the other room.
8 Strategies for Dealing with an Angry Partner
Standing on the sidelines when a partner battles depression can feel like a helpless experience. You might feel confused, frustrated, and overwhelmed. You are not alone. Depression is an isolating illness that can negatively impact relationships and leave loved ones feeling helpless and afraid.
Try these: When you married your partner, you agreed to love and support them for better or for worse, through sickness and in health. Though you may have found it easy to maintain your connection when you were both in a good mental space, your vows are tested when one of you experiences emotional issues.