Living with someone who is depressed is one of the loneliest feelings in the world. You’re trapped with someone you know you love, and yet the only side of them you see makes you miserable and confused. There’s plenty of help out there for your partner, but what about you? How do you cope? When Caroline Carr’s partner of 20 years became depressed, it was a shock. But slowly she learnt the techniques she needed to cope without being dragged down herself, and was inspired to write this book. From her own experience and from talking to others in the same boat, she imparts advice and support on: - how to look after yourself and the rest of your family - how to support your partner - understanding depression and how it affects you - strategies to get you through - where to get help Caroline’s very honest account of her relationship will show you how she coped, and how you can cope too.
Founder of LET THE SUNSHINE IN - a unique recourse for those who want to connect with their bright side, especially when their partner is depressed, Caroline has been billed as 'The UK's leading Expert for Partners Living with Depression.'
She is a life coach, a hypnotherapist and the author of several self-help books, including 'Living with depression', 'How not to worry' and 'The Menopause.' Caroline also teaches Laughter Yoga, and runs laughter regular workshops in Dorset.
Caroline has been interviewed on television and radio and has contributed to a range of publications and magazines, including The Independent, The Daily Mail, Sunday Express, Good Housekeeping, SHE, Best, Prima, Women's Weekly, and various health publications.
www.carolinecarr.com (for hypnotherapy)