I believed that the relationship was holding me back.It had become hollow, empty of the intensity I longed for.He can erupt with anger and rage because these are more violent emotions that stir him as little else does.Kramer says that these clients often believe that they’re perfectly capable of feeling.After all, they can go out and have fun with friends.They can feel passionate with others who likely have no constraining relationships or might be seeking the same kind of escape.
The specific effects of depression will differ in every relationship, but this is the problem I hear about most often and the one I lived with.
I could only find happiness and passion with someone else.
It was the fantasy of the perfectly passionate mate that was a constant lure.
Since depression is a condition that can vary from day to day, that active side of pain can be the driving motive.
But there is another dimension of depression that can lead to the idea of escape as the answer.
It’s the one that causes depressed partners to say they’re no longer in love and have never loved their partners.