My husband’s depression affects every area of our lives

DEAR DEIDRE: EVERY single corner of our lives is affected by my ­husband’s depression.

I hoped his new anti-depressants would improve things.

Every single corner of our lives is affected by my ­husband’s depression
Every single corner of our lives is affected by my ­husband’s depression

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Sometimes I think his moods are better, but he still has furious episodes.

I’m 45 and he’s 49.

The last two years have been woeful – and I can count on one hand the number of times we’ve had sex.

While he says he can’t get an erection with me, I’ve definitely got the feeling he can if he is pleasuring himself.

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DEIDRE SAYS: His anti-depressants can affect his libido.

But if he is enjoying normal erections while he masturbates, there should not be any issues with you.

Some men struggle to maintain an erection with a partner if they have become reliant on porn.

Have an honest discussion with him, and I’m sending you my support pack Internet Porn Worry.

If he is suffering with erectile dysfunction, he should see his GP to rule out medical issues and explore if his medication can be changed.

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