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Find friends or seek romantic relationships knowing that everyone on this site has some form of mental illness. Boy were they expensive and when I did get a date (didn't happen a lot) things got complicated when it came to disclosing my illness.
We are a welcoming community that understands the trials and pitfalls of managing a mental illness.
You spend the earlier parts of your relationship trying to “read” the other person; trying to make sure you’re both on the same page.
Then, once you’ve passed that phase, it’s on to really getting to know the other person.
Often, and unfairly, I express those feelings by picking fights with him -- over problems I've created because of my own self-doubts.
And knowing that my partner has to deal with it regularly leaves me feeling guilty and full of self-doubt.
Yet if you have depression, anxiety, or a host of other mental illnesses, you're a social outcast. I didn't tell my boyfriend about my anxiety for a long time.
Actually, it only came up because he saw me taking my anxiety medication and asked what the pills were for.
These 10 simple tips can help make dating a bit easier. With greater awareness about depression, the stigma of mental illness has diminished somewhat.
If you’re depressed, dating can magnify some of your challenges, such as fatigue, irritability, low self-esteem, and reduced libido. Therapy and/or medication use is common and often very successful.
About 18 million Americans suffer from depression and another 20 million worldwide use dating websites each month, according to Online Dating Magazine.