There’s no high school class on dating, much less dating someone with a mental health condition.
Its really hurtful going out with him because when he wants me he pressures till i fall again and after going out with him he emotionally disconnects as if he hated me.
I know these two things are different, but often times men and women get them confused.
Or in the worst case, your partner has both BPD and Bipolar (which is exactly what my first long-term girlfriend was dealing with, along with anxiety attacks).
This article breaks down everything you need to know and do when dating someone with anxiety: how to support your partner, understanding how the anxiety can impact your relationship, looking out for your own mental health and more. Helen Odessky, among other mental health professionals, recommended you keep these ones in mind: If you are dating someone with anxiety, it is likely your partner spends a lot of time worrying and ruminating on everything that could go wrong or already be wrong with the relationship.
Keep reading if you want to make sure anxiety doesn’t become a third person in your relationship. Here are some examples of thoughts and questions that might be running through their brain: Most people have at least a few of these anxious thoughts.