Depression affects 6 million men in the U.S. alone, but despite its prevalence, it can sometimes be the best way to approach and provide support for those closest to you. Even with understanding family or friend groups, people with depression. fatigue, irritability and loss of interest as symptoms of their depression.
Even so-called societal "
" I'm not going to say anything because of someone else's wants. " norms "dictate that remain silent or keep their emotions under wraps. However, this unhealthy practice will not contribute to healing for either party.
The first way to approach conversation is to reach out to the individual-be there to support them, but so understand what is going on with them. When they're having trouble completing tasks or are feeling overwhelmed, you may be forgetting what they say their control. About a good tip to make the conversation less about productivity and more about asking how can you help.