Being in control is an ct of her personality that you shouldn't feel the need to compete with. There will be some give and take, but shake off the idea that you need to be more take-charge than she is. Despite what she may be like, it's not generally wise to think of people in terms of specific labels. She might seem like a "tough" girl to everyone else, but remember: she's just a person. All people deserve the respect to be treated as such.
Talk to your doctor about the possible risks of using this medication for your condition. You may need to try several different antidepressant medications before finding the one that improves your symptoms without causing problematic side effects.
Light therapy has been a mainstay of treatment for SAD since the s.
The idea behind light therapy is to replace the diminished sunshine of the fall and winter months using daily exposure to bright, artificial light. Symptoms of SAD may be relieved by sitting in front of a light box first thing in the morning, on a daily basis from the early fall until spring.