Your partner isn’t with you when you show up to the party, again. People ask where they are, and you wonder, “Do I tell the truth,
When you look at the list of symptoms for various mental illnesses, they can sometimes parallel the traits we generally do not desire in a partner, such as:
- lack of interest in activities
- mood shifts (often unexpected)
- elevated self-esteem
- impairment in completing activities
How do you know if your partner’s behaviors are truly due to mental illness or if they are just personality characteristics?
Your partner, who has been experiencing mental illness, just said to you, “I love you, but I’m not in love with you.”