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Can depression make you fall out of love with someone?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You can lose your emotional tone necessary for connectedness.
That is why we do not recommend that people make any life decisions until depression lifts.

In brief: Yes

You can lose your emotional tone necessary for connectedness.
That is why we do not recommend that people make any life decisions until depression lifts.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Is is falling out of love or just loss of emotions? Depression can cause someone to lose all positive feelings.
While a relationship can be supportive, it can also feel like a burden, when just dealing with one's own life seems overwhelming. I always recommend therapy for both the depressed and the significant other. I also discourage separation until the depression has been treated.

In brief: Yes

Is is falling out of love or just loss of emotions? Depression can cause someone to lose all positive feelings.
While a relationship can be supportive, it can also feel like a burden, when just dealing with one's own life seems overwhelming. I always recommend therapy for both the depressed and the significant other. I also discourage separation until the depression has been treated.
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine

In brief: yes

But it might be temporary till your depression lifts.

In brief: yes

But it might be temporary till your depression lifts.
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
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