Using brain scans, researchers have found that the brains of people with depression actually function differently than those without depression. One young woman was forced to dump her boyfriend after several months of dating when she found out he was on antidepressants. Overtime and without treatment, the structure of their brains actually changed as well. Find out why Once you come to know that your date is on anti-depressants, the first thing you need to do is find out why. When on antidepressants your partner may experience diminished libido and difficulties in reaching an orgasm. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter. The problem here is that these stories of people with mental illness, which are really stories from around the margin, have become mainstream stories applied with blanket precision to everyone with a mental illness.
In fact for the majority of people, antidepressants lower depression and enables patients to get on with their lives.
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Some people did have legitimately concerning stories. Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger Share this with Share this article via email Share this article via flipboard Copy link. A relationship with a partner suffering from depression or any other psychological condition will always include a greater degree of challenge than dating someone who is completely healthy. Mental illnesses are not contagious. You were the one with the problem.