My advice is to never, ever, date a woman who is on antidepressants. Sure there are cases where she will quickly heal her thinking and likely victimhood status, but they are rare, gentlemen. She will find out that I am no longer interested in dating her tonight. I have noticed over the years that women who are on antidepressant medications are negative thinkers in general. Antidepressant medications like Zoloft , Lexapro , and Prozac are band-aids to the larger problem of dysfunctional thinking.
Dating someone on medication is no different from dating someone who is not. If anything, it is nice to know they are self aware enough to seek help they feel they need - a good sign they have a decent head on their shoulders if you ask me. level 1 3 points 7 years ago. Oct 19, A year-old man, who began taking antidepressants when he was 15 and stopped when he was 18, was reluctant to take them again, despite feeling depressed. "No one told him about the sexual side effects. In retrospect, he realized he had the sexual side effects and that might have contributed to his not dating," Thomson says. Jun 24, Dating someone on antidepressants I started seeing someone and at first it seemed very promising. Very early on he told me he is on antidepressants. I didn't pay much attention to that because he just doesn't appear depressed at all. But now I am finding his behavior strange. For example, when I am happy or sad, he mirrors me but takes it up a.
Many men are. In fact, many men get high levels of esteem from helping women get back on track in their lives. We like to be needed by women.
To fix their problems. But be forewarned: it can be quite toxic to men to deeply involve themselves with depressed women. These women have the ability to suck your positive energy right out of you, and to drag you into their drama-filled world.
Mar 20, Dating on antidepressants isn't always easy. One woman explains why she chose to go off her meds for her love life. "Medication helped to blunt my . Nov 11, My advice is to never, ever, date a woman who is on antidepressants. Sure there are cases where she will quickly heal her thinking and likely victimhood status, but they are rare, gentlemen. I just asked a girl that I've been going out with if she's on antidepressants, and she admitted that she is (she's on Buproprian). For me, it's an instant deal-killer. In the study, researchers compared the effects of SSRIs and tricyclic antidepressants on the love lives of people with depression - women and 69 men - whose mean age was The study.
A pill is a band-aid, as it covers the symptoms- not the cause- of their faulty thinking. But if you do decide to date a woman on antidepressants, ask her what it is specifically about her thinking that will allow her to cease taking a drug in the shortest amount of time.
A strong father has a huge influence in crafting emotionally balanced women. If not, this is a huge red flag!
Maybe it's not a big deal, and maybe your partner is even on medication. But for some women, this discovery can become a pivotal point in the relationship.
My experience with antidepressants
As someone who has been on antidepressants for more than half of my life, I've dealt with this confrontation on several occasions. Some of the men I've dated have appeared to not care, or just didn't feel like delving into the emotional side of why that's fine-not like I enjoy explaining these things.
Others have suddenly looked at me differently, as if the confident, charismatic woman I am didn't come from within, but from a pill.
Even in a society that's become more and more accepting of mood-stabilizing meds and recently, even questioning if they do jackthey can become game-changers in relationships.
Several of my female friends have identified with this, in the most extreme cases citing "freak outs" from their boyfriends, or new behavior in which they were treated as "fragile," or the treatment of smaller issues as much larger because of her "questionable emotional health and issues. In some instances, uncomfortable moments have come about simply from ignorance or a lack of understanding. How Can I Help?
I read that SSRIs can have tolls on relationships due to the suppression of being able to feel the highs (good anxious feelings about seeing your significant other), as well as losses in sex-drive . Jan 24, If you're on antidepressants, chances are, the person you're dating will find out. (If they don't, then you're really good about keeping a secret, and maybe they should be worrying about something. Jan 07, Dealing with someone who takes an SSRI because they're anxious around people or can't stop checking to see if the door is locked is one thing. Dealing with someone who is on anti-psychotics because they're actually psychotic is a whole different situation.
After three weeks of dating someone, he saw me take my meds, Wellbutrin, in the morning-two pills from two separate bottles. The bathroom door was open; I wasn't trying to hide anything.