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Would you leave a relationship if your spouse stopped caring about themselves and even caring about the relationship or work?

 
pinkdragon36

Asked by pinkdragon36 at 11:04 AM on Aug. 12, 2010 in Relationships

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  • no i wouldnt leave he just probably needs help & has alot on his mind
    Ricanmami1

    Answer by Ricanmami1 at 2:23 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • No, I'd try to get him help first, because what you describe sounds like severe depression and it can be treated.
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 11:08 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Not enough information to give an adequate response.
    justnancyb

    Answer by justnancyb at 11:17 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • No, I would be very concerned about what is going on with my partner - sounds like depression.
    figaro8895

    Answer by figaro8895 at 12:02 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • I agree with the PP.
    JGRIMMER

    Answer by JGRIMMER at 11:11 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Its just a question.
    pinkdragon36

    Comment by pinkdragon36 (original poster) at 11:23 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Well, there's usually a reason behind someone giving up on themselves and everything else. I am the kind of person that tries to help people through things, so I would probably try my best to help. However, there is a breaking point for everyone when enough is enough. So after all is said and done .. And if my help hasn't been helping I would leave. I won't string along someone who doesn't want to eventually get up and walk on their own. If they're not willing to be helped, I can't help them.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:34 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • sounds like the spouse is possibly dealing with depression?

    no I would not leave the relationship-unless it's been going on for a long time and they won't get help and even then it would depend on other things too
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 11:35 AM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • Leaving someone when they're depressed sounds like a horrible idea. Great way to make someone either contemplate or actually go through with suicide.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:05 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

  • No. I would be trying my best to figure out the real problem and help him get the help he needs, all the time reassuring him that we would get to the bottom of this and that things will get better for him.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 12:06 PM on Aug. 12, 2010

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