Dating site for people with depression


10-Jun-2020 20:13

I'm a 30 something professional female who wants to be more sociable and start enjoying life.

I'm hoping to beat my social anxiety and meet others that want to do the same.

I am a very supportive and kind person and would like to make friends who could support and be there for me too. We could chat online and meet in real life when we feel comfortable. Through my struggle I isolated myself from friends and many of them were scared away at the fact I had a mental health condition.

I have since found it very hard to make friends and come across people who have had similar experiences and have similar interests.

By the time the kind words reach the person with depression, the filters have mutated it into something negative such as an insult or affirmation of their negative beliefs.

“Even if you think you have answers, they can turn your answers around and turn them into problems of their own,” Borissenko said, describing how severely depressed men might respond to positive support. Tell him exactly what you mean and explain why what you are saying is positive.



Why should I join? Talking to people who understand how you feel can make a huge difference. Through Friends in Need you can chat online, find others who share your interests and meet up with people near you. Find out more.… continue reading »


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Feb 26, 2016. When you date a man with depression, it can become a struggle to maintain a relationship with him and protect your own mental health. The experience is not fundamentally different than dating someone without a mental illness, but there are issues that are more likely to arise. By understanding these.… continue reading »


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This is not to say that depressed people are not as “deserving” of love as anyone else in the world. But love isn't. However there is one issue I've never seen addressed on this site or any other for that matter. Are there any particular pitfalls in dating that depressed people are more susceptible to than healthy people?… continue reading »


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