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Dating a recovering schizophrenic

Myself, I still hallucinated somewhat when taking proper medicine, but it wasn't anywhere near as intense of frequent as before. You are not a therapist, and your relationship may suffer if either of you has to work harder at maintaining social acceptability than the other has to live. To me, so far, it doesn't really seem like there is anything wrong with him.

AskWomen benefits from honest answers with a variety of perspectives. Many recovering addicts have done things in the past that result in a criminal record, making it harder to get a job. Violating any of these rules will result in moderator action. It is through her we are still standing.

There also have been times when I completely misread a situation as flirting when it was simply friendly joking or being nice. My friends say so, and my parents say so. He has parkinsons now, he is urine incontinent. Before diving into a relationship, find out if your prospective partner is actively using drugs or alcohol, or if they display addictive or compulsive patterns in other areas e.

Myself I still hallucinated somewhat when

Dating a recovering addict can be complicated, but most relationships are. Most research on schizophrenia focuses on what the symptoms are, but I want to bring your attention to R. Being a loving partner to a recovering addict requires sensitivity and discretion.

You are not a therapist