After all, some stats reveal that in marriages where one person is depressed, the divorce rate is nine times higher.
And if one person is bipolar, the divorce rate can be 90 percent, Stephanie Buehler, Psy D, a psychologist and sex therapist, tells Yahoo Health." data-reactid="22"Bruni, 50, is just one of the 42.5 million Americans (about one in five people in this country) with mental illness, including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.
"And let's face it, depending on what [the illness] is, it could very well make you uncompetitive in the larger dating pool." Health.com: 28 days to a healthier relationship Fortunately, there are a number of alternatives.
A new breed of dating sites has emerged to play cupid for people with chronic diseases and disabilities.
Dating can often be a challenge for singles — especially online dating — but dating when you have a mental, physical, or emotional disability can make it that much more troublesome.
We'd gone to a Hollywood hamburger stand and gabbed about bands and writers for four hours.From a distance, I'd seen how much energy it took Nyla to keep her episodes under control: weekly doctor's visits, blood tests, complicated regimens of medications.And yet for all their problems, my bipolar buddies had always kept things interesting.Remember that we are the largest free online dating service, so you will never have to pay a dime to meet your soulmate.I have bipolar disorder and am also reasonably sure I have borderline. There is a stigma that those that have bi-polar disorder have drama.