Dating manic depressive

But dating can be a challenge when you suffer from depression.

“Sometimes if you don’t feel like smiling but are in a situation where you’re expected to be happy, that can make you feel even worse,” says Helen Friedman, Ph D, a clinical psychologist in private practice in St. That said, meeting a new person can also be a source of joy.

It has taken years for us to come to grips with the fact my wife has BP.

Fortunately, my wife is really good about taking her meds and seeking therapy.

To do this, be sure to engage in positive self-talk, Friedman says.

Chances are, there are people who will be in both groups.

It isn't the same as depression caused by a loss, such as the death of a loved one, or a medical condition, such as a thyroid disorder.

To diagnose clinical depression, many doctors use the symptom criteria for major depressive disorder in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association.

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