By embracing conflict and expressing themselves honestly, they have an opportunity to grow beyond their childhood disappointments and to create a mature and intimate relationship. A relationship based on encouragement and support of each person's individual needs is a relationship that can embrace life's journey head on.
Giving birth is an awesome life changing event that may leave the mother feeling a bit overwhelmed. It is during this time that the mother needs her partner more than ever to help balance the chaos that is taking place within her. Dealing with the PPD does not have to be terrible for the mother or her partner, it just takes a bit of patience and understanding from both people.
I am an introvert by nature, and my introversion manifests itself somewhat oddly. I am completely comfortable sharing an article with thousands or standing on a stage talking to hundreds. But, I find it exceedingly difficult to be introduced to someone, shake their hand and engage them in a conversation.