Conclave, I realize this post is three years old, and I'm hoping you are still active, as I could really use your advice of PPD within the last couple of days because my very best friend has been showing the exact signs of someone who suffers from this. I've been nothing but loyal and supportive with her for the past two years and knew she tended to assume things were happening when I knew they really weren't, but I figured it was due to all the stress she was under being a single Mom, running a business and being betrayed several times in the past. I've devoted myself to being there for her to help take things off her plate and have been nothing but loyal and trustworthy this entire time. It wasn't until she turned on me last week with accusations that were so outrageously false that I couldn't make sense of it and started searching for why. Well, I found a description on webmd for PPD, and couldn't believe how it described her actions perfectly! I went from feeling so irritated and betrayed myself to sad and very worried for her. I wrote her a letter trying to get some sort of explanation from her as to why she'd ever imagine I would ever betray or do anything to hurt her based on all of my actions of being nothing but loyal, honest, and committed to her and protecting her privacy. She kept saying she was going to take me out to dinner for bday, but then kept prolonging and not responding like she normally would. We used to either talk or text everyday and she'd ask for my advice on things and I'd gladly handle whatever it was she or her kids needed. When she kept avoiding me and ignoring my texts or calls, I finally drove to her house to see if I could get a reason. That's when she blindsided me and unloaded three specific accusations that stunned me to the point of reacting with the first thing that came to mind, which was first, "what are you talking about?", then, "how could you possibly think I would do that?", which then led to, "You are acting psycho, and I hope you get some professional help if you actually believe what you are saying". This, all before I knew what PPD was and now feel horrible for saying that to her bc I see now that it is something she cannot help...until I saw your posts. So, my question is - is there a way to tell someone who has PPD that you are worried about and want to help them and that you think they may have it...especially now that she possibly views me as untrustworthy whereas she used to rely on me for so much?? She's extremely important to me and I want to make sure I approach this the right way so she can benefit from it whether it means I sacrifice my friendship with her or not - I just want my best friend to be ok and I'm willing to do whatever it takes to make sure that happens. Thank you and I hope you are still available to comment.