Years of experience dealing with my spouse's depression and pastoral counsel have taught me how to love him well. Discover what I've learned.
In this journey of loving someone with depression, if there's one thing I'd leave you with, it is this: never stop looking for beauty.
She forgets that to love well is to remain awake to beauty, though most of the time, she does try to be ready. She is vigilant.
Depression stunts curiosity and robs us of the continued growth that stokes the embers back into flame. Stepping away from the ordinary moments of my life allowed me to miss them, to miss my husband. When I returned home, I saw him with new eyes –and I was able to love him better.