Question: Should you date someone with a mental illness?

Although, it might be time to be concerned about your relationship, when mental illness symptoms are getting in the way of your day-to-day life, or your safety is being compromised. You can definitely be in a healthy relationship with someone who has a mental illness but keep an eye out for when things get unhealthy.

Is it bad to not want to date someone with mental health issues?

“We do not want to exacerbate their symptoms or cause stress, which could definitely make their symptoms worse. If possible, it is recommended to wait until your partners symptoms are more stable. Always protect your safety as well.”

Are relationships good for mental health?

Extensive evidence shows that having good-quality relationships can help us to live longer and happier lives with fewer mental health problems. Having close, positive relationships can give us a purpose and sense of belonging.

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