You can also let your partner know that you care in other ways.
About 18 million Americans suffer from depression and another 20 million worldwide use dating websites each month, according to Online Dating Magazine.
Chances are, there are people who will be in both groups.
For example, if you exercise regularly to help lift your mood, ask your partner to join you.
If they will support you in your endeavors, “they could be a real keeper,” she says.
But dating can be a challenge when you suffer from depression.