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He is only heavily sedated medication but as long as he takes it, he's fine. Mental illness is not that different from physical ailments.
I used to let him take care of it but found that most of the time, he would "forget" to take them. Jan 31, '11 by WhisperaCNS.
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I know I've said before that if I'd known what was wrong with me when I was young, I probably would never have married, let alone had children. These opinions belong to the author and are not necessarily shared by Metro.
He does get really hostile and negative about life. I'm not a callous person. Schizophrenia is a terrifying word for many people. I wouldn't change my life with him.
How can I help him? One thing that I would like to warn you about is that my brother was stalking a girl that he was obsessed with. I am seriously considering dating him. I asked how she was and, after almost 45 minutes, I felt I knew just about every detail of her life.
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And ask yourself the questions, if you are okay with dating someone with this illness. As far as I can tell he seems pretty normal, but like I said it is very early on. I can remember one date I went on some months back.
Patience, perseverance, and understanding are important. It is probably a non issue since I'm guessing she lives at home as well and has parental supervision about that sort of thing. I'd rather like to know.
It's amazing who gets diagnosed and who remains undiagnosed in this world. Sometimes the stigma of mental illness is a deal breaker. Not because I'm scared he'll lash out of act crazy but he gets sick if he doesn't take it.
Speaking from personal experience with my own ex; you can't expect to always be able to make sense of what she's thinking, you're no psychiatrist. She was great, and I still feel guilty about it. Someone please im dating someone with schizophrenia me with this. A main negative symptom of schizophrenia a non-psychotic symptom that is present even when the patient isn't exhibiting psychotic symptoms is withdrawal from loved ones and apathy.
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Or she might have simply changed her mind. Soon enough she walked in, and I was struck by the fact that she seemed a little disappointed to be there.
Thanks Lizzie, even dating him can be scary sometimes. Would he have mental health needs that I couldn't meet and if the relationship fell dating a single dad widower, would he relapse and would I be the cause of his detriment?
Many folks with Schizophrenia are highly functional