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Posted on 6/26/20 5:55 AM
My husband blames me for depression then next day acts like nothing happened I wish he was liked that all the time .how do I not fall for the niceness
Beginning of the discussion - 6/26/20Confused about my husband's reaction to my depression - What can I do? https://www.carenity.us/forum/depression/living-with-depression/confused-2121
Posted on 6/26/20 4:57 PM
@Marielilly Hello Marielilly, thank you for opening this discussion. I've moved it to our depression group for more visibility.
Hello everyone, how are you doing today? How have your loved ones reacted to your depression? Are they accepting and supportive? Or are they in denial of it? What have you done to get the support and understanding from them that you need? Do you have any advice for Marielilly?
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Posted on 6/26/20 5:05 PM
@Marielilly Hey, it sounds like you really need to have a talk to him about what depression is. Depression is a mental condition caused by chemical inbalance in the brain. It's not a personality flaw. You can't just turn it on or off, it's more complicated than that. It sounds like he really doesn't understand what depression is and how it works. I hope he'll listen!
Posted on 6/27/20 6:28 AM
I've tried talking to him and explaining he still has snide comments I don't know if I can stay with someone for the rest of my life that treats me this way
Posted on 6/29/20 5:11 PM
If they cant respect you and respect your condition then they dont deserve to be with you. Like the old saying goes if you can handle me at my worst you dont deserve me at my best. I guarantee you point out one of his flaws he would freak out?? That's what mine did until I basically slapped the information into his skull.
*did not hit him*
But make sure you support yourself and are standing up for yourself