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Dating someone with depression can be an intimidating prospect, but by understanding a few basics you can set the stage for a strong and loving relationship.
I will be 26 in 8 days and I have not had a boyfriend or a date in 5 and a half years. It all started when I got involved with another girl 6 years ago. I Dating depressed women feelings for her that I wanted to explore and 8 months into it, I knew that being a lesbian was not who I am.
I have been depressed ever since that time. The problem is that I have no idea how to go about meeting men. I am attracted to many, but can not get up the courage to talk to them or pursue anything. I am so afraid of something and I do not know what. I stay at home almost every night and watch TV. I am afraid now that I have let myself slip into a depression that I will never meet someone. I have put on a lot of weight the past 4 years and am afraid that no man would want to be with an overweight girl.
I don't know what to do, but I am so tired of being alone all of the time. Everyone tells me I am so pretty and smart, but no man has even asked me out in over 5 years. The last boy that asked me out was in 10th grade. I was not even asked to my own prom.
I would love to get married and have kids someday, but I am so afraid that it will never happen. What can I do and where can I start. Disclaimer 'Anne' is the pseudonym for the individual who writes this relationship advice column. She does not represent herself to be a psychologist, therapist, counselor or professional helper of any sort. Her responses are offered from the perspective of a friend or mentor only.
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