Question: Why does mental health affect relationships?

Miller says, “Sometimes our mental health symptoms can make us feel lethargic, impact our ability to express empathy, or cause feelings of anxiety and isolation. Sometimes these symptoms can cause codependency or even resentment of your partner.”

What to do when your mental health is affecting your relationship?

The following issues are common within couples affected by mental illness .Educate yourself. Learn about the condition together. Practice your communication skills. Speak openly and honestly about your feelings, needs, and concerns. Commit to excellent self-care. Seek professional help. Have realistic expectations.24 Sep 2019

How do I know my mental health is bad?

SymptomsFeeling sad or down.Confused thinking or reduced ability to concentrate.Excessive fears or worries, or extreme feelings of guilt.Extreme mood changes of highs and lows.Withdrawal from friends and activities.Significant tiredness, low energy or problems sleeping.More items •8 Jun 2019

What mental illness makes you obsessed with someone?

What is obsessive love disorder? “Obsessive love disorder” (OLD) refers to a condition where you become obsessed with one person you think you may be in love with. You might feel the need to protect your loved one obsessively, or even become controlling of them as if they were a possession.

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