How do you approach dating and romantic relationships with a mental illness? When do you tell a new partner that you have a mental health condition? Dating and relationships are hard for everyone. But for those with anxiety disorders, depression and other mental illnesses, dating and relationships can be turmoil. With roughly 1 in 5 adults living with a diagnosed mental illness, it is very likely that you will at least go on a date with someone who is suffering or has suffered from mental health problems. It’s high time we acknowledge the prevalence and stigma around mental health. Today, Paige offers practical advice on dating with mental illness, and when and how to disclose that you have a mental health condition.
Paige Valdiserri is an internationally recognized traumatic stress and integrative healing consultant. Paige is also a Licensed Professional Counselor, who has helped hundreds of couples navigate love and intimacy issues. For more information about Paige, click here: https://paigevaldiserri.com/
For more reading on dating and romantic relationships with a mental illness, click here: https://www.nami.org/find-support/living-with-a-mental-health-condition/romantic-relationships
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