How to Support a Partner Struggling With Depression

Article on Rewire by Sophie Ouellette-Howitz

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"When someone you love has depression, you might feel you should instinctively know how to support them. But depression manifests differently for everyone. Even if you’ve experienced it yourself, you won’t necessarily understand exactly how depression feels for your partner or how they would like you to support them."

Sophie Ouellette-Howitz provides a few starting points for helping a partner through mental illness.