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Songs About Loving Someone with Depression
Loving someone with depression is not easy, but listening to relatable songs can help you through the battle.
The truth is: not all love songs are sunshine and rainbows.
Sometimes, love songs are difficult and painful because you can relate to the realism of loving someone with mental illness.
Unfortunately, I find a lot of love songs about depression and mental illness to be breakup songs.
And while mental illness can certainly make relationships more difficult, sometimes mental illness can make relationships even more fulfilling.
Here are 15 relatable songs about loving someone with depression:
15 Love Songs For Mental Illness
1. BIGGER THAN LOVE – LAST CHANCE HIGHWAY
If there’s a hole in your heart,
you gotta pull it together.
It takes the courage to start,
but now is better than never
2. ORDINARY GIRL – REBELUTION
I’ve been around you for sometime
and yes I’ve seen some things,
but nothing even comes close
to the love that you bring
3. I WILL FOLLOW YOU INTO THE DARK – DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE
If there’s no one beside you
when your soul embarks,
then I’ll follow you into the dark
3. WHEN YOU FIND ME – JOSHUA RADIN FEAT MARIA TAYLOR
Something is said,
it sits in my head
It’s been there too long,
it’s killing me slow
4. BY YOUR SIDE – TENTH AVENUE NORTH
‘Cause I’ll be by your side wherever you fall
In the dead of night whenever you call
And please don’t fight these hands that are holding you
My hands are holding you
5. PARACHUTE – INGRID MICHAELSON
I don’t need a parachute,
baby, if I’ve got you
Baby, if I’ve got you,
I don’t need a parachute
6. BESIDE YOU – MARIANAS TRENCH
And if your heart wears thin
I will hold you up
And I will hide you
when it gets too much
7. STRONG ENOUGH – SHERYL CROW
God, I feel like hell tonight
Tears of rage I cannot fight
I’d be the last to help you understand
Are you strong enough to be my man, my man?
8. YOUR GUARDIAN ANGEL – THE RED JUMPSUIT APPARATUS
I will never let you fall
I’ll stand up with you forever
I’ll be there for you through it all
Even if saving you sends me to heaven
9. NAKED – AVRIL LAVIGNE
But then you came around me
The walls just disappeared
Nothing to surround me
And keep me from my fears
10. DEMONS – IMAGINE DRAGONS
Your eyes, they shine so bright
I wanna save that light
I can’t escape this now
Unless you show me how
11. FIX YOU – COLDPLAY
Lights will guide you home
And ignite your bones
And I will try to fix you
12. CHASING CARS – SNOW PATROL
If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me
And just forget the world?
13. DEATHBED – PWOFU
I’m happy that you’re here with me,
I’m sorry if I tear up
When me and you were younger
you would always make me cheer up
14. WONDERWALL – OASIS
You’re gonna be the one that saves me
And after all
You’re my wonderwall
15. FLOWERS FOR A GHOST – THRIVING IVORY
Who will bring me flowers
when it’s over
And who will give me comfort
when it’s cold
Loves songs and depression:
Mental illnesses, like depression, can be excruciatingly difficult and painful to live with.
Adding a relationship into the mix makes it that much more difficult.
That’s why these 15 relatable love songs are so important to listen to with each other!
More relatable song recommendations:
- 8 Songs to Listen to When You’re Fighting Depression
- The Ultimate Anti-Anxiety Playlist
- 17 Songs That Help Me When I’m Feeling Depressed and Suicidal
- 10 Empowering Songs About Self-Acceptance
- The Absolute Best Pandora Stations for Calming Anxiety
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