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Indeed, in our research study, the vast majority of participants with mental illness stated a strong desire for a meaningful and satisfying romantic relationship. While there are many effective ‘supported employment’ interventions for people with mental illness, there is no equivalent ‘supported dating’ intervention.That said, clinicians can explore and support clients’ relationship goals during routine consults (if this is a client priority).Dating for a female can be dangerous, but the statistics of abuse and murder for women with severe mental illnesses are terrifying. Also, there are real diseases out there and the last thing I need to compound my problems is a child. Any time I've been out and about, I've never even seen someone so much as look twice at me.Some might think me paranoid, but I think self protection is a form of self love. I wish I knew what I did to warrant suffering like I do.Indeed, we frequently heard statements such as ‘it would be good to have a girlfriend’ or ‘I am tired of being alone’ during the research.
Being ‘coupled-up’ is one of the most normative and desirable social roles in western societies.
This is a question myself and my graduate student, Marie-Eve Boucher, set out to answer during a recently completed research study published in the .
In this study, we interviewed a range of people with mental illnesses, such as major depression, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorder, to learn more about their dating and romantic experience. Only 15 percent of participants were currently involved in a romantic relationship.
But so many people in their "compassion" insist that I continually suffer with no avenue for improvement.
People need to realize that some of us just can't be saved and let us have the relief we desire.