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How can you apply this to someone who is severely depressed?

My husband suffers from depression and closes himself off. How can I help him when so often he doesn't want help? I want to empower him so he thinks it's his idea not mine, he doesn't act like wants my input. He wants to wallow in his self pity. What are some simple things I can start with to try to boost his confidence and empower him?

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  • Sep 30 2013: Rather than trying to fix what's wrong, it might be more fruitful to concentrate on what makes him happy, what he is passionate about.
    Some sad aspects of life are inavoidable and there is nothing that we can really do about it. But there are good things in life that can help counter the bad and boost moral.
    Good luck to you and your husband.

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