Quiz: Is My Relationship Making Me Depressed?

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 212
Quiz: Is My Relationship Making Me Depressed?
Sometimes depression creeps up on you out of nowhere, especially if you are a person who has struggled with depression throughout your life. Sometimes you can pinpoint a reason for the depressive mood you have been struggling with recently, and sometimes you can’t. One thing that could be extremely hard to admit and come to terms with is if your relationship is the cause of your recent battle with Read more depression. So, how could you be sure if your relationship is causing it or just struggling because of it? Because of how deeply involved you become in a relationship, both mentally and emotionally, it has the power to harm your mental health as much as help it at times. Take this ‘am I depressed because of my relationship’ quiz today to see if you are depressed because of your relationship. Read less

Questions Excerpt

1. Have you lost the joy in your favorite activities since being in this relationship?

A. Yes, for sure

B. Kind of

C. No

2. Has your current relationship made you less outgoing and less energetic?

A. No

B. Yes, for sure

C. In some ways

3. Have you experienced depression before, or is this the first time?

A. I have always struggled with depression

B. I have never experienced it before

C. It has been on and off throughout my life

4. Does your relationship add stress to your life?

A. No, not really

B. Yes it does

C. Sometimes

5. Do you feel hopeless in your ability to change your relationship or make things better?

A. No, I feel bad that my depression is being taken out on my partner

B. Yes all the time

C. Sometimes because my partner doesn’t understand what it’s like to be me

6. Has there been a recent decline in how you feel physically?

A. Not that I notice

B. Yes

C. I don’t know

7. Do you find yourself trying to keep yourself busy or distract yourself from thinking about your relationship?

A. No, not at all

B. Yes, all the time

C. Sometimes

8. Do you feel relieved when your partner is busy or when your partner leaves?

A. No, I like having them around

B. Yes, all the time

C. Sometimes

9. Has your self-esteem declined since being in this relationship?

A. No, I don’t think so

B. Yes, definitely

C. I don’t know

10. Do you feel trapped in your relationship?

A. Not really

B. Yes, all the time

C. Sometimes

11. Does your partner seem supportive to you and what you are going through?

A. Yes

B. Not at all

C. Sometimes

12. Does your partner criticize you and blame you for your depression, or are they understanding and empathetic?

A. Understanding and empathetic

B. Very critical and blames me all the time

C. They just don’t understand what it is like to be me

13. How do you feel when your partner is around you?

A. Relieved

B. It depends

C. Stressed

14. Have your friends been critical of your relationship?

A. No, they think that my partner is good for me

B. Sometimes

C. Yes, they don’t think my partner is good for me

15. Do you notice your mood decline as soon as your partner enters the room?

A. Yes, for sure

B. Sometimes

C. No, not at all

16. Has your family noticed a significant change in your personality since you started dating your partner?

A. Yes, they have said  that they’ve noticed a positive change in me

B. Not really

C. Yes, they have said that they’ve noticed a negative change in me

17. Would you say that it has been a relief to have your partner around?

A. Not really

B. Sometimes

C. Yes, for sure

18. Had you felt the need to consult a psychologist before you met your partner?

A. A few times

B. No, not all

C. Yes

19. Have you seriously considered breaking up with your partner to safeguard your mental health?

A. No

B. Yes, for sure

C. Sometimes

20. Have you had to explain your mental health issues to your partner repeatedly?

A. No

B. Kind of

C. Yes, for sure


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