Dating a paranoid girl
Mental health conditions come in far too many forms—depression, suicidal tendencies, anxiety, bipolar disorder, OCD, substance abuse, addiction, eating disorders, schizophrenia, personality disorders, autism and Asperger’s, those that don’t immediately come to mind and so many layers within each of those conditions—to try to come up with a one-size fits all approach for how to deal with dating someone who is mentally ill.
Still, here are a few suggestions for how to try to make it work with a significant other who is struggling, or how to let them go. Some days will be effortless, and others may be draining.
The first thing that may come to mind when you first learn of your partner’s condition is to opt out. The answer is, you’ve gotten yourself into a relationship that you now realize may have a few additional obstacles, but what relationship doesn’t experience its hurdles anyway? That really depends on the nature of the condition as well as its severity.
When you think of paranoid people, you may think of some weird bearded hermit in the woods, muttering about how “they” are out to get him.
So as an unbiased third party I’m here to tell you like it is – judgment-free, constructive, and blunt.
There are a lot of reasons, of course, that it is great to be Prince Harry: you can hang out with Kate Middleton and Prince George whenever you please; if you want to fly to Ibiza or Antarctica or wherever, you just send a text that says “Ibizia tomorrow” to some phone number and you transport there immediately (we presume); and you can always pull the “prince card” (“You’re out of Diet Coke? But there is one area of life for the 31-year-old Cinnamon Prince that is not quite so charmed: yes, his dating life. to ensure that me and her can get to the point where we’re actually comfortable with each other before the massive invasion that is inevitably going to happen into her privacy,” he said.
Harsh realities made me defensive and stuck in denial.
But deep down, I struggled so much because I knew they were true.
All emotions are amplified, like having a constant cell phone booster attached to your head.
Perhaps you have tried to be their friend, or perhaps you are or want to be even closer than that. But it does not deserve sympathy, but understanding.
Attempting to sympathize with someone with PPD is one of the worst things which you can do.
I created a fake profile and added him just so that I could monitor their activity.
Several times their Facebook activity would coincide -they would appear active at the same times and inactive at the same times and for the same period of time.) and having some glam affair where they hang out on yachts and go to the race track and hold hands on a beach in Monaco, or whatever, remains as vivid as ever.