Chances are, there are people who will be in both groups.
But dating can be a challenge when you suffer from depression.
“Sometimes if you don’t feel like smiling but are in a situation where you’re expected to be happy, that can make you feel even worse,” says Helen Friedman, Ph D, a clinical psychologist in private practice in St. That said, meeting a new person can also be a source of joy.
These 10 simple tips can help make dating a bit easier. With greater awareness about depression, the stigma of mental illness has diminished somewhat.
Unfortunately, there's really no hope of forming a solid relationship with anyone unless she's getting help.
Sometimes symptoms are so severe that the person cannot function normally at work, school, or home.
Return to top There is no cure for bipolar disorder.
But proper treatment helps most people with bipolar disorder gain better control of their mood swings and related symptoms.
we actually talked for the first time in about a week.
she is scared i think because everytime we get involved she ends up breaking up with me.
This is also true for people with the most severe forms of the illness.