At times depression causes us to retreat and pull away. Family and friends may not understand or know how to help. It can be hard just leaving the house, let alone socializing. Support from close relationships is an important part of fighting depression, but connecting can be tricky.
On MyDepressionTeam, the social network and online support group for those living with depression, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Maintaining a social life is one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are some conversations about having a social life:
Here are some question-and-answer threads about maintaining a social life:
Can you relate?
Have another topic you'd like to discuss or explore? Go to MyDepressionTeam today and start the conversation. You'll be surprised just how many others may share similar stories.
Feel free to ask a question here.