It can make him not want to have sex as often or seem less satisfied with it, psychiatrist Grant H. Remember, this problem does not mean he isn’t attracted to you sexually.
It’s the result of a chemical imbalance or side effect of medication. No one with depression wants a partner to “fix” them because depression does not mean being broken.
Without excusing the behavior, be patient and understand this person is not at the core of who your man is. Protecting your mental health is more important than being with him, no matter how much it seems like he has become everything to you.
When you date a man with depression, it can become a struggle to maintain a relationship with him and protect your own mental health.
The experience is not fundamentally different than dating someone without a mental illness, but there are issues that are more likely to arise.
See it as the beginning of a discussion you can resurface occasionally.
Depression often works like a game of telephone where no one wins. The person with depression would love to receive this kindness as it is, but their depression has set up a series of negative filters.
Men have a responsibility to try to overcome their symptoms so they don’t negatively affect the ones they love.