Dating service for people with mental illness
She begged me to call her boyfriend and share my insight with him. Mental illness can add a significant amount of additional stress to the dating process. Marriage is a lifelong commitment with your other half, built on love and accepting someone’s strengths and weaknesses.I assured her that it was a message that only she could deliver. The thought of revealing a part of you that you try to keep hidden from everyone is daunting, even terrifying. It is important that your future spouse knows you and your imperfections before getting married. Hopefully, the person who discovers that the person he cares about suffers from mental illness will see this issue in the greater context of his partner’s life.
Eleanor reveals in honest detail the judgement she faced in her quest for "The One" and how she finally learnt to open up about the taboo illness and let herself fall in love."I sat on my bed with tears running down my face.“You know, God gives us lots of struggles and I am genuinely inspired by the way you handle yours with such grace.Yes, you have very difficult days and sometimes weeks. You’re aware of the warning signs and what exacerbates it, and you get the help you need before it is too late.“If he says no, hold your head up high and keep walking. Otherwise almost no one will be left making shidduchim.Know that one day someone will see how special you are and not marry you in spite of your illness, but because of the valuable tools and insight it has ingrained in you.” Esti had that difficult conversation with her boyfriend and he took some time to think about what she had divulged. And incest-like marriages are worse (even if rabbi approved) & showing it's fractured signs in the community!