Our expert says:
5 mg is a low dose, usually used as a starting dose, to be raised to the more usual 10 or even 20 mg per day. I am always uneasy about attempts to use chemicals ( mediciens ) to solve very obviously psychological and social problems, as they are usually not useful for that purpose. If you developed a properly diagnosed Major Depression, then such an antidepressant might help by aiding the resolution of the depression. Indeed, some people complain that such meds dull their feelings and may be less than helpful if one needs to work on realistic communication about real life problems. Wouldn't it be wise to rather engage with your wife in marriage counselling, not to necessarily glue the marriage back together, but so you can both better understand what happened and whether it can and should be put right ?
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