Offering Support In Depression

Depression is never easy and often those not involved are also affected but often over-looked. When my wife was pregnant with our second child it became clear that she was depressed. She had all reason to be happy but at the same time she also had reason to be very depressed. My wife suffers from extreme morning sickness and her diet during pregnancy becomes very restricted. On top of that she had severe vomiting even to the point of vomiting blood. All this plus the usual difficulties of pregnancy made the pregnancy very challenging.

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2 thoughts on “Offering Support In Depression

  1. Thanks for sharing! I too, went through a very tough time with postpartum depression. Everyone pushes to “just get over it” and say things like “What do you have to be depressed about?” To this day, what I went through with postpartum depression four years ago is still the darkest time of my life. Thanks to the support from a loving husband, lots of prayers, some help from a wonderful nurse, and some antidepressants, I got through it!

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    • It’s sad how lonely depression can feel. It’s during these times that we sometimes just need a friend or loved one to sit with us and care. Sometimes we need to be taking care of don’t we. Love to hear more about your story. Would you be interested in writing for our series? email me and let me know.


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