Do relationships with a schizophrenic person at a younger age (20's) actually last?
Most relationships fail period!
If they did not we'd all be married to our high school sweethearts! If you throw in (youth) and (mental illness) you're not exactly increasing the odds of having a lifelong relationship. The majority of people seek out mates with the (least) amount of "baggage". All love and relationships are a calculated gamble.
You have to really know (yourself) before you select a mate. Only you know what you want in a mate. Keep in mind people want to be loved and appreciated for who they are. Therefore you don't want to be with someone hoping they'll change.
There are only two ways to experience joy and peace of mind in relationships. We either get what we want or we learn to be happy with what we have.
Best of luck!
Mental illnesses as physical illnesses are aspects to take into account when trying to decide to have a relationship. If is you or a hypotherical "person" who is schizophrenic, the most important thing is to really know that the illness is under control and that the person suffering from it really takes care of him-herself. The partner should have knowledge of the illness, the ups and downs and triggers. It is my personal opinion that me being 20 years old and have to decide, I would wait of look elsewhere.
by Sturgeonl 6 years ago
Do you think age difference matters in a relationship?
by Audrey Selig 6 years ago
If you are a planner, can you have a serious relationship or a marriage with a non-planner?One person wants to play it be ear and you like to plan everything ahead of time. Any ideas?
by Peeples 6 years ago
Are some age differences too much in relationships?I mean I know love is love, but what can a 40 year old possibly have in common with an 18 year old?
by double_frick 8 years ago
i don't like the term crazy, but when someone is losing grips with reality as in schizophrenia, is the patient aware of the deterioration of their sanity and they are simply helpless to stop it (further compounding the problem) or is the person suffering schizophrenia oblivious to the incongruency...
by Elayne 4 years ago
I was born and raised in one area and then after getting married have lived most of my life far away from my siblings. It has been hard to keep the relationship going, although it really was never that close to begin with - how about yours?
by Annette Thomas 2 months ago
Okay Hublettes. What are your thoughts on "once a cheater always a cheater?" Let's get real here and make it like it was in 20010. Yippee. Let's go !!
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