Online dating mental disability
It feels dishonest not to mention certain things to someone you’re trying to seduce, in the way I would feel dishonest not mentioning that I had a child or was missing a nose.
I mustered the courage to meet only one person from the dating site. It could have gone further, but I would look at him across the table and think, I'm afraid that if I meet someone I really like, I will let the whole story explode out of me before he's seen the better side, which is what I did last time. I would love to feel I could keep my mental illness under wraps until I was comfortable with someone, as if it were a hobby like collecting international Barbie dolls. Having a panic attack in front of someone unprepared is not great for building trust.
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(If you’ve never suffered from depression, it might sound nonsensical that I would do this at my most self-confident.
If there’s one thing I know about depression, though, it’s that it’s devoid of logic, and you can feel your lowest and your highest all at once.) My dating history is checkered, to say the least.
She'll tell you she wishes she were dead, that she's going to starve herself down to nothing.It was the most tangible manifestation of my illness I’ve experienced, and it makes me sick to think about. Men have broken up with me after getting only a glimpse of my worst looming on the horizon, and others have stayed with me through abhorrent behavior because they were afraid of what I might do if they left.Would anything have been different had I waited longer to tell these guys about my illness? I have no qualms about someone seeing my cellulite, but I am afraid of him seeing my self-inflicted scars; I'm not sure I would trust a person who had caused herself such violence, so why should he trust me?Dating isn't something that you cannot partake in, you can make those connections that you want to and there are people out there who want to connect with you.
Put yourself out there, build your profile, share your interests and you will soon have people wanting to know more about you.
We crashed into each other, saying I love you within a week, naming the children we were never to have. With new friends, I try to rummage around conversationally in their own lives first, and then drop in a few details to see how they land.