He is still talking to me, but only when I initiate and it's not what you could call a conversation. I might be wrong, but I think he is well on his way to being depressed again and I just want to run and hide.As you might be able to tell, we have been married for years and years, but that really doesn't make it any easier - in fact the opposite is true in some ways, other than the fact that I know there is an end in sight eventually, although four months can seem like an age.Finally, on that same note: Don’t bring up his stresses or struggles – he’ll bring them up himself if he wants to talk about them.On that same token, if he wants to talk about his stresses or struggles, just listen.We exist like that for a several months, during which time I go from stoical acceptance and sympathy to wanting to cave his skull in with a blunt instrument.He then starts to slowly come out of it, bit by bit, can't discuss what has happened, can't articulate his anguish or agony at all, but slowly comes back to life.Just be a well of admiration, appreciation, and love and give him the space to come around.Also, if you’re still unsure what’s going on in your relationship, then definitely take our “Is He Losing Interest?
I know that sounds so unsympathetic, and I'm not a mean person at all, but I just don't want to face it yet again.(Playing therapist typically backfires for the reasons stated above.) Just remember to be a source of relief for him without directly trying to “help him” with the problem.When he feels relief from you, it will be easier for him to work out his own issues.” quiz and find out exactly where he stands…and what you can do to get things back on track!, wearing a ripped Diane Von Furstenberg dress and the label of Major Depressive Disorder.