I want to be with you for you, the fact you have an illness doesn't bother me in the slightest. Comments I try to be open about the Wed, It was a revelation after many years of dating men that may not have always understood how best to support me or for whom I was not 'the one'. That just exasperates symptoms associated with mental illness. The social anxiety was at its height and I often had to cancel dates two or three times before meeting. With regards to romantic relationships, mental health should be discussed before things get serious. I know my approach is not for everyone.
After four years of hiding from the dating scene, she's now seeing someone who brings out 'the best version of myself', and says 'for me, being surrounded by positivity and love helps to keep everything in balance.
The Top 5 Realities of Dating Someone with a Mental Illness
A year and a half after being fully back on the dating scene, I met my current boyfriend. Facebook Pinterest Twitter. You should also feel that she treats you well in return and gives you the attention you deserve. Some days, you probably need more. Don't let your partner walk into a situation with you without knowing exactly what they will have to navigate. Interview with a Stroke Survivor. Although these may be affected by your mental illness, your feelings and experiences still matter.