Dating someone with a mental illness is more challenging at times, but if you can help your partner manage their symptoms, it can go a long way. Find ways to help your partner maintain stability with a daily routine. This type of healthy, regular schedule may help ward off anxiety attacks or feelings of depression.
How do I know if my boyfriend has a mental illness?
Warning Signs of Mental IllnessSleep or appetite changes — Dramatic sleep and appetite changes or decline in personal care.Mood changes — Rapid or dramatic shifts in emotions or depressed feelings.Withdrawal — Recent social withdrawal and loss of interest in activities previously enjoyed.More items
What do you do if your partner has a mental breakdown?
How to Help Someone During a Nervous BreakdownCreate a safe and calm environment. Make sure both physically and emotionally the individual is in a safe place. Listen without judgment. Encourage treatment. Help them make lifestyle changes.28 Mar 2019
How do I know if my partner is mentally ill?
Signs Your Spouse Has a Mental IllnessExcessive sadness.Trouble sleeping or feeling tired.Strong feelings of anger or irritability.Having suicidal thoughts.Extreme mood swings (i.e. going from feeling depressed to feeling euphoric quickly)Having hallucinations or delusions, or difficulty perceiving reality.More items