Dating women with emotional problems
But when it comes to talking about potential partners, most people don’t mention how to approach dating someone with a mental illness.
We’ve all heard (or have) horror stories about dating people who turned out a little “crazy.” Maybe she moved from the “like” stage to the obsession stage too quickly, or maybe he reacted by burning your stuff when you ended things.
After all, 1 in 10 people throughout the world will fall into this category in their lifetime, and the more we pretend we don’t know someone in this group, the more we build on the stigma surrounding it.
Here are some things to think about when it comes to getting into a relationship with someone with depression, anxiety, PTSD, ADHD or similar mental health conditions: As mentioned above, it is likely that you have already encountered someone with mental health problems in your dating life.
- If you decided to stick around how would you deal with the phone calls, occasional erratic behaviour, clingy-ness etc Cliffs: -dating girl everything is awesome, cooks for me, gives me time to myself, respectable, attractive but never been on that slut time -girl eventually turns out to have anxiety problems and depression -you're already attached to her due to everything being so good despite these issues -girl starts calling you sobbing sometimes every day, you feel a bit overwhelmed but also inclined to make it work -what do you do?
The Frisky: 30 things every woman should quit doing by 30 In the last few years of dating, we've come across 10 types of "emotionally stunted" guys -- adult men who may otherwise be awesome but for some reason never matured emotionally. Here is our roundup of the top 10 types of emotionally stunted men (often seen in combination), the kind of women they're after, and what they need more than you coddling them a second longer. If his mom was coddling and overprotective, he may want you to change his diaper and wipe his nose.
These dudes are stuck in emotional "playpens" preventing them from forming healthy (and intimate) adult relationships and where the women in their lives are in the position of either pushing them around like toddlers in a baby carriage or screaming "Get up and walk on your own! Usually, emotional immaturity isn't obvious right away. If his mother abandoned him, he may be looking for a clingy lady.
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The Flounderer: He's unhappy in his career, either because he hasn't advanced as much as he thought he would have or it's not what he wants to be doing, period.
She told me the morning after that happened that she sees a psych once a week and has anxiety problems and depression.