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is it a matter of waiting for her to get out of this slump?

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I have been dating this girl with depression for almost 3 months now. Things were and still sort of are going well. Only unsure on the protocol for some things like we used to have sex earlier in the relationship and now we don't. When we did, she basically wanted me to rape her, and I did. Her moods are all over the place and that's fine. I am there when she needs it. I am on her because it feels like we plateaued already. She says she is in a "down" mood and all we mostly do it stay up all night talking and watching tv. I am fine with that except it is an everyday occurrence for a few weeks now. We go the mall sometimes in the day. That is about it.

Basically how do I get out of this slump or is it a matter of waiting for her?
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replied July 9th, 2017
Is your girlfriend seeing a doctor for her depression. Do you think she should? I'm sorry if I'm being too intrusive. I do think these are questions you and her should think about. Life should be enjoyed. Or at least to see the good in life.
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replied January 5th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.

Being in relationship with a depressive partner can be difficult and requires patience.
You should book an appointment for her with a psychiatrist so that she can be properly diagnosed and treatment plan can be made.

What you can do is make a supportive environment around her ,encourage her to take medications, be there for her and know when to back off and give her space , try to focus on positivity and ignore negative , avoid triggers that can dip her mood and remember it's not your mistake!
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Dr Khalil
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