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Published:April 6th, 2012 13:01 EST
Do You Get Depressed When Your Relationships With The Opposite Sex Give You a Hard Time?

Do You Get Depressed When Your Relationships With The Opposite Sex Give You a Hard Time?

By Stan Popovich

Do you get depressed when your relationships with the opposite sex give you a hard time? It can be very depressing to have to deal with relationships that are not going well. As a result, here are some ways to remain optimistic when your dating relationships don`t go as well as expected.

Make the best of your situation whether you are alone or in a relationship. If you are happy in your current relationship then take of advantage of that. If you are alone, make the best with your situation. The key is to be happy whether you are alone or with someone else.

Do not be afraid of being alone. Some people get into a relationship to avoid being alone. This is not a good idea because you are forcing something that may just not work out in the long run. We will all have to spend some time alone in our lives. Don`t let loneliness become an issue in your relationships.

Develop a network of friends and establish some hobbies. This will increase your chances of meeting people and will make you happy when you are by yourself. Join the local volleyball team or go to the gym. This is a lot better than staying home and being depressed over the disappointments of your last relationship.

Learn from your mistakes in your past relationships. It takes practice and a lot of effort to maintain a successful relationship. Try to learn what you did right and what you need to improve on. If you still have trouble, then talk to a professional who can give you additional advice.

It can be depressing when your current relationships do not work out. They key is to be happy with yourself and to learn from your past mistakes. Hopefully, things will work out in the long run.


Stan Popovich is the author of A Layman`s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods" an easy to read book that presents a general overview of techniques that are effective in managing persistent fears and anxieties. For additional information go to:

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