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Loving Someone with Depression: Why It’s Not Your Job to Fix Them

Loving Someone with Depression: Why It’s Not Your Job to Fix Them
Loving someone with depression can strip you of your own joy. You can’t save them. Only they can save themselves, it isn’t your fault they’re sad. For most of us, when in a relationship, you want to make your partner happy. In fact, you thrive on being with someone who not only fulfills you but that you make their life better too. Loving someone with depression is not an easy thing. It isn’t just tough on them—it takes a toll on you. We all go through times in our lives where things aren’t so great, we get into a funk, or we just don’t feel happy. But, if you live with someone who can’t seem t...
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Emotional Attraction: 11 Signs You Have It and Why It’s Essential

Emotional Attraction: 11 Signs You Have It and Why It’s Essential
If there’s one thing all successful relationships need, it’s emotional attraction. Here’s why it’s important and the signs you have it with someone. There are all sorts of thing you probably look for in a partner. They need to be attractive to you, smart, funny, perhaps even very clean and organized. But the thing that’s not on your list but should be is emotional attraction. This is extremely important in relationships and without it, the relationship just won’t last very long. You can be attracted to someone in every single other way but if emotional attraction is absent, it’ll never work. W...
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Kindness: ESPECIALLY When It’s Not Easy

Kindness: ESPECIALLY When It’s Not Easy
In Paul’s 1 Corinthians 13 treatise on love, we’re told love is kind. We are NOT told love is kind when it’s easy or beneficial. Neither are we told love is less kind when it knows it’s kindness will be ignored or attacked. Love is kind, period. It’s easy to be kind when things are going well. When the bills are paid and there is money left, when the kids are doing well, when you enjoy spending time with your wife, and when sex happens more days than it does not. But when money is tight, the kids are a mess, you look for ways to escape being in the same room as y...
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Should I Give Up on Her? 10 Signs It’s Time to Let Go and Move On

Should I Give Up on Her? 10 Signs It’s Time to Let Go and Move On
When you love someone, it can be really hard to give up and move on. If you keep asking, “Should I give up on her?” here’s how to know if you should. I get it. You’re in love with her but she left you. Your heart is basically destroyed and smashed into a million pieces and yet, you still want to try and make it work. Sometimes, this can be a great thing. But if you’ve been giving it your all and are now wondering, “Should I give up on her?” you might want to know for sure if it’s time to move on. Because it might be. There are some circumstances that call for a guy owning up to his mistakes an...
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