Dating services for the mentally ill
If you go ahead and try to do something for someone without asking, your attempt to help could actually be harmful. Your love, support, and understanding is the best thing you can offer – just like any other relationship. Your needs are just as important.”As hard as we fight with symptoms that affect our everyday lives and self-advocate for ourselves over, and over, and over, it is important to say that mentally ill people deserve to be able to enjoy love, dating, and relationships.“For the most part, life is a struggle for a lot of us,” said Hall, “and we’re just looking for a reprieve from the prying and judgemental eye of society.
“Always remember, it is not your job to ‘fix’ someone with a mental illness,” said Gutierrez. Give us a break and get to know us without reserve…
However, it is also important to account for what may happen, and how you want to go about those moments with the people you care for.
Initiating this kind of transparency in any kind of relationship (sexual or not) can be incredibly difficult, especially depending on what challenges your conditions present. It doesn’t have to be disclosed on the first date but I feel if you see a future with that person, talk about it.” The more you have this conversation, the more you will be able to determine what you want in other people, and what you will not accept.
“Sometimes it will have to be 60/40 and other times it could even be 10/90 if you are dating someone with a mental/chronic illness or disability…