How mental illness can affect a relationship
When someone you love has been diagnosed with a serious mental illness, your relationship may be affected greatly. You may have mixed emotions of anger, sadness, and hopelessness when your loved one behaves in a way you do not understand. You may also feel some degree of guilt or self-blame for not being able to notice your partner’s condition. Whichever the case, knowing how to deal with the situation and managing future expectations is what you should focus on. What do you need to know about being in a relationship with someone who has a mental illness?