How To Tell If Your Partner Suffering With Their Mental Health

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Depression is a term used a little too broadly to describe people who are “feeling down,” but it’s so much more than that.

Many times, due to the stigma associated with depression, the people we love will hide it. Here’s how to tell if your partner is concealing their illness.

1. Sudden loss of interest.

A woman holding both hands up in front of her face.
Unsplash / Priscilla Du Preez
Unsplash / Priscilla Du Preez

One of the hallmarks of people with depression is that, where they once had numerous interests and hobbies, they’ve suddenly lost all interest in pursuing any of those interests.

If your partner is suddenly no longer interested in anything they once loved, it could be a result of depression.