Depression and an Understanding Friend — Just Listen.

Talk Less (WSJ 8.26.14)

 
     Depression is an interpersonal minefield. One of the best things a friend can do is just listen, not talk. This particularly good advice when also confronting the depression in a spouse. Couples therapy can help with this but an understanding spouse is essential.
To Be a Friend in a Time of Need, Talk Less, Listen More.” Wall Street Journal (8.26.14).