If it continues, there is the option that she is just not that into it anymore…sorry!
The stigma of mental illness causes people to assume that the relationship will have more negatives than positives . People with mental illness can contribute more positives to your life than negatives. There will be challenges, and difficult moments, however, I believe that you have to take the good with the bad, especially when it comes to love.
As someone diagnosed with Bipolar II, it is difficult to be vulnerable in love. Here are 17 things you should know about dating a girl with mental illness.
She does not expect you to be a book of knowledge about mental illness or a licensed psychologist.
It may be due to medication or a specific situation. People with mental illness may try to cover up their internal pain by exerting themselves on the behalf of others.
Two chemically balanced individuals with no problems with depression, or any type of disease, still face challenges in their relationship.When it comes to sharing information, she fears being judged by others.Keep this in mind when trying to get to know her on a deeper level! People with mental illness can say hurtful things or act like they don’t care, however, it is meant to protect you rather than to hurt you.Do not feel overwhelmed or frustrated because you cannot comprehend your romantic partners pain.Mental illness is complex, and takes time to fully grasp. She does not expect you to know how to ‘fix’ her problem.
The stigma of mental illness keeps people to be very quiet about the topic.