Nearly 15 million American adults, or about 6.7% of the U. population age 18 and older, is affected with a major depression in a given year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.
Either accept him for who he is or let him go and move on. A lot of men over 50 are pretty insecure when it comes to asking you out.My friend is dating a guy who is and I'm just curious if anyone has dealt with this...This is in no way a weird, judgmental thread so please be sensitive with posts, a lot of people deal with this.He became so worried he secretly set up a "nanny cam." She got more and more depressed; he got more anxious, angry, and resentful.As this case history suggests, depression that affects one partner has an effect on the other partner, the relationship and ultimately the entire family.And to stop most of the unjustified troubles (impossibility)When I heard on sky news today saying that research found out that anti-depressant drugs barely work except for the most severe cases of depression, I am glad they even had the balls to report it. Chemicals, power/greed and narrow mindedness are a cancer destroying this planet. To me, having depression is just the same as being diabetic - insufficient insulin, depression - insufficient seratonin.