One of the most frustrating aspects of MDD is its unpredictability. You may lack any motivation to put on makeup or a nice outfit. This is something I have struggled with personally. Stay optimistic, be kind to yourself, and prepare for bumps in the road. You might need to lick your own wounds first.
When my energy levels dip, I barely have enough willpower to shower, let alone put makeup on.
Top 9 Things to Consider When Dating Someone With Depression
Dating someone with depression can be an intimidating prospect, but by understanding a few basics you can set the stage for a strong and loving relationship. What helps them may be very different than what helps someone else and honoring their individual needs is important, even when what they need is to not have you do anything at all. When my energy levels dip, I barely have enough willpower to shower, let alone put makeup on. Depression is a complex illness that affects mood in myriad ways. Understanding the reality of depression is vital to being a good ally as you embark on your relationship.