Dating site for people with mental illness
For people with a mental condition, when meeting a potential romantic partner, the first words out of their mouths are likely not “Hey, I’m depressed/bipolar/schizophrenic.” But that leads to the question: When is the right time to reveal illness?
She owns her own co-op, has a gym-toned body and striking good looks, and a career as a librarian.
Let’s Talk About Sex" data-reactid="66"Let’s Talk About Sex By now you probably know that something as “small” as a little bit of stress, lack of sleep, or even an antibiotic can affect your sex life — mental health condition or not.
But certain aspects of illness — whether it’s the condition itself, or the treatment — can affect sex in ways you may not realize. “If you’re bipolar, your libido may be very high and then may drop at times — especially if you’re not on medication,” says Buehler.
And if one person is bipolar, the divorce rate can be 90 percent, Stephanie Buehler, Psy D, a psychologist and sex therapist, tells Yahoo Health.
Left of the Dial: A Memoir of Schizophrenia, Recovery, and Hope, emphasizes that like a physical disease or a personality trait, mental illness is only a part of someone." data-reactid="32"But Bruni, who wrote Left of the Dial: A Memoir of Schizophrenia, Recovery, and Hope, emphasizes that like a physical disease or a personality trait, mental illness is only a part of someone.