February 18, 2005

Disclosing Schiz. to Friends, Lovers

A common issue for people with any brain disorder is how much to tell other people about the disorder. In this story a woman talks about her experiences:

Title: Mismatch of the Day

"In the minefield that is dating and mating, when is it safe to reveal a mental health problem? Does a history of mental illness ensure that psychiatric services users are losers in love?

Since suffering a psychotic breakdown during my first romantic relationship, I've been wary of admitting to a history of mental illness to prospective partners.

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