Dating depressed girlfriend
Encourage her to think positively about treatment, and offer to help hold her accountable for going through with it.
Keep your relationship strong by continuing to spend time together, taking care of yourself as well, and looking into couples counseling if you need it.
I have hope for her and I want her to be able to see that there is hope since she didn’t always feel like this.
I’ve been working on acknowledging her feelings when she says things like “I don’t want to bother you” “You’d be better off without me” and other things that are 100% not true from my perspective.
Every time you see them, they tirelessly try to play different music in an effort to bring your hearing back. At first, you might be flattered that they are trying to help you. Since they seem so intent on helping, you might try to explain the flaw in their plan by explaining that it doesn’t matter what music they play— the problem is that you can’t actually HEAR IT. You might also feel embarrassed that you weren’t able to please them by using their solutions and feeling the way they expect you to feel.
That’s what it’s like for her when you try and help her remove these “blinders” you say she’s wearing.
She received her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marquette University in 2011.
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