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Dating a man with depression
Welcome to the Forum, dating of any sort can be confusing, and so emotionally loaded, everything is gone over time and time again.
I'm not sure about rules. For me at least there is a lot to be said for being straightforward and honest, if you want to see someone again then say so. I'd imagine you will have to see this person a fair number of times to find out what he is like, and if he is the sort of person you want to be with. People have different needs in relationships.
Having depression adds another layer of complexity and how it affects things depends at least in part how severe it is at the moment. When I have been right in the grip of it I did not want any relationships, just to be alone. In fact I did not even know if I loved my partner - very hard for her.
Do you have anybody to talk things over with - it can help?