Dating for the mentaly ill
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I'm 36, single, live in Brooklyn, and work in publishing.
We crashed into each other, saying I love you within a week, naming the children we were never to have. With new friends, I try to rummage around conversationally in their own lives first, and then drop in a few details to see how they land.
A boy I met in grad school lasted a year, but we were too hot-tempered to coexist in the same air.
A couple of unhappy years with someone back home who loved me when I did not love him.
I come with more worse than most people, and it’s only fair that I’m honest about that.
My mother thinks I should keep my mouth shut as long as possible.
Would anything have been different had I waited longer to tell these guys about my illness? I have no qualms about someone seeing my cellulite, but I am afraid of him seeing my self-inflicted scars; I'm not sure I would trust a person who had caused herself such violence, so why should he trust me?
I am getting ready to switch medications, which can be ugly. I've seen how my illness affects my loved ones, and as much as I long for marriage and children, I often think everyone might be better off if I moved to a secluded fjord in Iceland and just sent postcards. She's thoughtful and shy, eats regular meals and goes out with her friends, reads books and likes making things. But the mentally ill side of me, like the springy snakes you stuff inside a joke can of nuts, is going to burst forth with a vengeance at some point, and she is no joke.
I'm 5-foot-5, slim, with brown hair and brown eyes. I suffer from mental illness.” Finally verging on being over a long-term, on-and-off relationship, I am both excited and terrified at the prospect of a new one.
On one hand, I am the most self-confident I have ever been.
But giving that gift to someone else — it’s incredibly challenging.
And I know I need a partner who understands that dark side of me.
I have seen dating websites for the mentally ill, and although I'm sure there is blessed relief in a partner who knows what you're going through from the get-go, I don’t think matching us up is a good idea.