Love can get complicated, even on Valentine’s Day


Over half of callers to PANDA’s National Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Helpline distressed by changes and challenges in their relationship with their partner.

All over Australia, couples are looking forward to celebrating their love for one another on Valentine’s Day. However, there’s also a more sombre side of love, romance and relationships.

“Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate romantic love,” says Terri Smith, CEO of PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia. “However it’s also a time to reflect that an illness like perinatal anxiety and depression can test the bonds of love, and can put real pressures on relationships.”

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