When Your Spouse is Depressed

Depression can sabotage a marriage as profoundly as it can sabotage an individual.  When one’s spouse is depressed, it is can easily lead to the other becoming depressed.  With both the husband and wife depressed, it easy to see how one could conclude that the marriage, itself, is the problem.  When depression is at the root of a struggling relationship, it is important to treat the depression.  And it is important to do it first – before making a drastic decision to separate or end a marriage.  (more…)