First date, blind date, fifth date: When, where, and how do you disclose to your mate that you have a mental illness?

It is a loaded complicated question that doesn’t have a clear definite answer, and must be dealt with on a case by case basis I suppose.  So, since I do not have any solutions, I would like to turn to you, readers, for your input and advice.  Your stories matter so please chime in and give your ideas and experiences.

When did you tell your mate about your mental illness, and how did you do it?

What was their response?

Please share in the comments below.

 


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    Last reviewed: 15 Feb 2013

APA Reference
Loberg, E. (2013). When Should You Disclose Your mental Illness to a Partner?. Psych Central. Retrieved on January 31, 2015, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/manic-depression/2013/02/14/to-say-or-not-to-say-disclosing-your-mental-illness-when-dating/

 

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