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.
- 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.”