One of the tragic realities of depression is that those who are suffering have a hard time reaching out for help. Depression has a tendency to latch on to people and make them feel that there is no way out of it. If you’re married or in a serious relationship and you’ve noticed changes in your partner, how do you know if they are suffering from depression or just going through a slump?

Depression has tell-tale signs that you can look for in your partner. Below is an infographic with symptoms to look out for in your partner to see if they may be suffering from a bout of depression. Depression can be a very serious issue if left untreated and can affect people both mentally and physically.

According to most experts, the earlier depression is treated the better the chance for recovery. If you suspect your partner is suffering from the symptoms below, perhaps it’s time to have a conversation about depression with them. As always, Larkr’s therapists are standing by should you need to reach out to a professional, licensed therapist to speak to about the issue.

Approximately 50 million Americans experience mental illness each year, but nearly 60% go untreated. Take a step to end the suffering by seeking help from the comfort of your own home.