Is it possible for him to change the way he reacts to situations?
My ex and I have broken up and gotten back together a few times and now we have been apart for about 3 months. I guess
I guess my major question is do you think people with depression can change the way they react to situations? I want to get back together with him but the way he reacts to issues within the relationship just leaves me feeling like he doesn't care about me and like I am nothing to him. He later regretted the decision he had made, but he had also never thought of breaking up with me before that moment and the way he just flipped and suddenly thought we should break up just made me feel so worthless. If he was able to handle situations better then I think it might be possible for us to try again.
I don't know what to do. I want to be with him because the only thing I feel that is holding us apart is his depression but I also can't walk into something that is going to leave me feeling like that again.
Welcome to the forum. It can be difficult coping with someone with depression but it is also very difficult having depression and being full of self loathing and often saying the wrong thing to loved ones.
Have you ever spoken with your ex about his depression when he is not depressed? When one is depressed it is not the time to making changes or talking about behaviour that upsets. If you both can express how you feel about behaviour that upsets each other. Talk openly what helps and what does not help.
Thanks for sharing your story.
I just read your second post? Is he seeing a counsellor?
thanks for your response.
I guess I'm scared to go back to him because I'm scared of getting hurt again. I know now that there is a lot that