Dating for people with mental illness
You will see your partner at his or her highest highs and lowest lows, maybe irrational, lethargic, erratic, manic, aloof or incoherent.
These are only a handful of the mixture of emotions and dispositions that may be found in just one condition, not to speak of an array. I can guarantee to you that your partner wishes things were different, that you didn’t have to see him or her like this.
Knowing what works for your partner and not just what you think will work best for them will make the ride a little less bumpy.
Let’s say you care about this person enough to consider spending the rest of your life with them.“I can’t handle this,” you might think to yourself. The main thing to remember is that, in most cases, your partner’s illness does not define him or her. It is another layer that you must now decide whether or not you can not only tolerate, but accept and live with. The best way to know how best to deal with the harder days is to learn as much as you can about your partner’s condition.I am not only talking about what Web MD has to say about it.I mean you need to understand how your partner has learned to deal with his or her condition as an individual.The way in which two individuals can deal with identical conditions can be anything but identical.