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... hought of seriously disturbed or mentally ill individuals such as the severe case of John Nash in a beautiful mind. However after doing research, I learned that schizophrenia was very manageable and did not necessarily have to derail your entire life. ... (11 replies)
... This is my opinion and some may not agree but you don't have to tell every girl you meet your whole life history on the first date. ... (11 replies)
... hey that's good, I'm glad I was some help to you, it is a hard thing, and I do completely understand, I'm in the same situation as yourself, and when people ask me what I do I just say I'm doing a part time Uni course, I don't say that I'm on disibility allowence etc. ... (11 replies)

... Thanks alot daniel you've been a good friend to me and I hope someday I'll be able to do the same for you. ... (11 replies)
... paranoid type. I am 26 years old and have been dealing with this since my late teens early 20's. ... (11 replies)
... I've got the same illness, and have been dating for awhile now, and most girls I tell about my illness I usually wait awhile untill I get to know them better before I tell them. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Keith How are you? I just thought I would let you know that there is some girls out there who dont ran a mile and 1 of them is me, here is my posts (11 replies)
... Yeah maybe there is a better way to get around it. I will try and do like you say and just tell them I'm not working due to mental illness or something. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks alot for the advice, you both are right. I probably shouldn't tell them on the first date but they always ask what I do for a living and I have to tell them I am on disability then they ask what for and I cant' lie to them. So I'm kinda stuck. Dont' know what else to do. ... (11 replies)
... Otherwise, just change tact, just say you're not working due to illness, and when you get to know them better you'll explain in more detail, or just mental illness instead? ... (11 replies)
... relapse. Congradulations Cyrrius btw. I've had the same problem with my illness and women. I choose not to tell them because of the massive stigma wave that comes up. One time I asked out a girl I had no interest in when I was pyschotic. ... (11 replies)
... Well I met a girl! It was last week sometime, I met her in traffic. We have been hanging out ever since and she knows about the sz and doesnt mind. ... (11 replies)
... Hey Fiery, I married a schizophrenic knowing that he was ill. I was a single mom, totally in love. I thought I could help him. That did not work out, as his hallucinations, delusions, illusions, not only affected me but also my child. We were married less than 3 years, because he became increasingly hostile toward my daughter. He refused to get help, not believing he was ill.... (15 replies)
... That's why I came to this board, to find answers. He feels ashamed of this disease and as if he is less than other men. ... (15 replies)
... I am currentlt involved with a man who has this disease. It is a source of vulnerability for him and he doens't like to talk about it. I think he is ashamed of having it. ... (0 replies)
... Hi! I was reading through this board and since nobody has responded to you, wanted to offer you some hope about your situation. ... (3 replies)
... Don't know what to tell you. You might not have schizophrenia. You might be more depressed, and the word they use is, neurotic. That's basically "paranoid" in other words. But you're probably not paranoid in the sense that schizophrenics sometimes are. ... (4 replies)
... I am not schizophrenic myself, but the one I love is. We met through friends, and before we started dating he told me he had schizophrenia. ... (2 replies)
... t sure if I will be able to. First of all, in order to be diagnosed with schizophrenia, you have to exhibit two types of symptoms for at least a month. Paranoia and delusions are considered to be one symptom. Only in extreme cases can you be diagnosed with only 1 type of symptom. ... (5 replies)
... Thanks Lizzie, even dating him can be scary sometimes. He does get really hostile and negative about life. He also gets really defensive about his source of income, which is a disability check that he spends on his 3 run down vehicles. ... (15 replies)

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