Helping their partner deal with stress is good for men’s self-esteem, says study – Economic Times

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For men, helping their partner deal with stress is good for their self esteem. That is what a recent study has found. Men feel a bit better when they help their partner handle stress. On the other hand, women also had benefits and felt better when they were helped. When people are in a relationship they need to help each other.

Key Takeaways:

  • Is your partner dealing with bouts of depression? Try easing his/her stress as it may also boost your self-esteem, researchers suggest.
  • The findings showed that a man’s feelings of self-esteem gets a boost from supporting a depressed partner.
  • receiving support from their partner led to increased self-esteem and reduced depression in the future.

“For women, receiving support from their partner led to increased self-esteem and reduced depression in the future.”

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