Can depression affect the way you love?
There are so many different ways depression presents itself. It can leave people feeling guilty, worthless, lethargic, and anxious. Untreated depression can lead to a vicious cycle of self-destructing behaviors that ultimately crush relationships. Everything feels difficult with depression.
Does depression make you less affectionate?
But there is another dimension of depression that can lead to the idea of escape as the answer. Its the one that causes depressed partners to say theyre no longer in love and have never loved their partners. Its called anhedonia, the inability to feel pleasure or interest in anything.