Online dating mental disability
I love gloomy Victorian novels, obscure Korean horror films, Premier League soccer, and knitting.
I'm 5-foot-5, slim, with brown hair and brown eyes. I suffer from mental illness.” Finally verging on being over a long-term, on-and-off relationship, I am both excited and terrified at the prospect of a new one.
With thousands of disabled singles from accross the UK, there is someone here for you! Everyone who becomes a part of the Enable Dating community shares something in common, be it deafness, learning difficulties, multiple sclorosis or any other such disability or health condition.
Would anything have been different had I waited longer to tell these guys about my illness? I have no qualms about someone seeing my cellulite, but I am afraid of him seeing my self-inflicted scars; I'm not sure I would trust a person who had caused herself such violence, so why should he trust me?
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I'm 36, single, live in Brooklyn, and work in publishing.
I am getting ready to switch medications, which can be ugly. I've seen how my illness affects my loved ones, and as much as I long for marriage and children, I often think everyone might be better off if I moved to a secluded fjord in Iceland and just sent postcards. She's thoughtful and shy, eats regular meals and goes out with her friends, reads books and likes making things. But the mentally ill side of me, like the springy snakes you stuff inside a joke can of nuts, is going to burst forth with a vengeance at some point, and she is no joke.
She is hateful and self-pitying, withdrawn, listless, angry.
It's mostly a trail of intense but short-lived relationships, with a few regrettable one-night stands sprinkled here and there.