Wow, people do not understand now depression works...
It's not that we don't understand how depression works. At least for some of us. It's because people like me have been there before with depression and knows what is being asked. Basically to be selfish. The things your asking for you give that up to God and ask him to help you, guide you and love you the same way you need to learn to love yourself. And if there idea spirit involved, which often is rebuke it. You have your friends, you have your family, those that are really able to be in your corner that's willing to love you and accept you and all. That's what your support system is therefore. But that is not what a dating partner is for. You can't afford to make your dating partner your everything, before that same person may want to golf bit run away because they can't handle it you need stability and security that's what Jesus is for. Of course you would want a person that respects you and loves you and take care of you, but you can't be with that all the time if you're not willing to put the same amount of effort. That's what the healing is for. In truth that is not healthy for anyone's mental situation when you are both in that position. Not healthy at all. That's why you have to work and have your life together and do the best that you can do. As somebody who has been there with it, I know what a place my hope at and that's not on people. But God who sustains me. A lot of people don't believe in God. So remember things like that. People are not God. People are not perfect. People Are People. And people have limits.
@btbc92 yeah I'm not reading all that but I'm atheist and relationships should have nothing to do with God. Only the 2 individuals involved. And yes, it does appear people don't understand it. Based on what I've read from the responses.
It's funny how you don't want to read into that but you expecting people to read anything what you got to say. Did you ever stop to think that maybe again maybe people don't want to do what you because you're just a selfish person? Got very much had everything to do with relationships with people. If nobody wants to deal with you because of your depression that's within their right. And if that's how you think then I think personally they really shouldn't be involved with you. Sorry you don't like the truth. You being atheist have nothing to do with it it's your attitude.
Thank you for confirming why I wouldn't.
@btbc92 really? Have I provided any evidence to suggest that I'm a selfish person? If anything my initial comment suggests quite the opposite. Interesting how you are the one projecting onto me how you most likely feel about yourself.
Yes, you have provided evidence. It ain't about how I feel about myself I know for a fact again if you don't believe in God, you don't believe that you're the person can get healed, then yes you are proving to be a selfish person. I have dealt with depression mostly my entire life so I know exactly what it is. You just don't think you're selfish but you are. If I can admit I was behaving selfishly when I was dealing with depression, I'm pretty sure I know who I'm talkin to.
Depression is a lot more darker than you want to admit. Only God can get you out of that place. Another human being cannot. The only weight of a human being can and then let's God is using a human being to get you out of it. Because God is Spirit and we are flesh. So why would I want to be dragged down by that same person who's already saying they want to stay in that Darkness because it feels comfortable for them. Either you're willing to fight or you just going to stay there. Everyday is a struggle, everyday is a battle. But you still got to fight. That person should be able to push you to be a better person. Not coddle your darkness. And I'm telling you by personal experience human beings will fail you. But God will never fail you. I didn't make it this far all by myself. God has been my rock, and God has got me this far. So it's your choice. But don't go around assuming that everybody that refuses don't know what depression is. It's when you dealing with a person who won't love you in spite of your depression is when you got to have discernment. That person has to be willing to change and get help. Not looking for me for them to worship. I'm not going to have that person use me as a leech. There's a major difference between a person who's going through it versus a person who is a leech.
If you don't love yourself, and I'm telling you once again by personal experience. If you don't love yourself then you have far bigger problems than just depression. Every form of infirmity in that includes depression has a root somewhere. Until you find what that is, until you make steps to change it, to fix it, no matter how long it takes, you going to still staying on Square One. So don't use depression as an excuse. Before an intimate relationship can God Forbid aggravate problems and symptoms. Better for that person to reject, then for them to take a chance and date you and God forbid there really want to get out by dumping you. That's not fair on the other person and it wouldn't be fair on you either.
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