Friedman says these types of sites can be a good place to go to, but consider mainstream dating sites as well.Don’t give up after meeting just one or two people.
Chances are, there are people who will be in both groups.
For example, men often feel that it’s their job to make their partner happy, says Friedman.
Understand his desire to help, but let him know you can’t always put on a happy face.
But dating can be a challenge when you suffer from depression.
“Sometimes if you don’t feel like smiling but are in a situation where you’re expected to be happy, that can make you feel even worse,” says Helen Friedman, Ph D, a clinical psychologist in private practice in St. That said, meeting a new person can also be a source of joy.