I dont want to sound harsh, but this probably will, no I wouldn't want to date anyone with depression Have enough to cope with myself and would not want to take on anyone elses difficulties, I want life easier, not more complicated.And yes I sympathise with depression and mental illness, I have loved ones suffering.
Dating a person with severe depression
I don't think you need to go into great detail about things just that you have been unwell in the past but things are under control now.
I think mental health is such a misunderstood area and its a shame because the majority of humans suffer with some form of mental health problem during a life time - be it anxiety, reactive depression, anger issues, eating problems etc etc I wish you every success in your dating - I am sure your special lady is out there somewhere - good luck I'm not sure I'd say it was a shallow aspect.
Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc.
Hopefully you will all have fun meeting singles and try out this online dating thing...
When to tell a new partner - well I think sooner is better.
Being open and honest about all aspects, health being one, is important.
I'm sorry to hear that OP - but it sounds like you are in a very good place right now and have things under control.
I think understanding your own condition makes you confident in keeping things under control and when to seek help.
I was wondering if when the time is right, or the situation arises, would a potential girlfriend be put off by me admitting to this.