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But I’ve noticed that when I mention my bipolar disorder things change. And my highs mean I want to go out and can be hyper sexual with a lot of PDA. Violence is something that most with bipolar never exhibit (Not that it doesn’t happen, but statistics show that it is unlikely to happen). My ptsd often causes me to shut down without consensual contact.
The conversation changes, and that is because the very mention of bipolar brings up a whole host of stigmas. More often you are going to deal with isolation on lows and sometimes highs. My biggest contact trigger tends to be a gentle touch to my left shoulder and often new friends want to touch, hug or make contact which can be terrifying for me.
The logic goes that by creating apps for people with health conditions, singles can find like-minded people who get your health challenges.
This eliminates the potentially awkward, “So, I have to tell you something…” speech and misunderstandings that can occur when one person isn’t sensitive to the other person’s needs.
You already have a huge part of your lives in common. Some argue that people with health challenges shouldn’t have to “segregate” themselves and that people on all dating apps should open their minds to disabled and chronically ill people.
I have complex PTSD, anxiety and some other co-morbidities that don't quite fit into any one diagnosis and are probably PTSD related.
Even though there have been quite a few people who were eager to date me regardless who didn't know much about mental illness, I found it difficult to want to be with them.
Dating online in addition to having a mental illness or physical disability can make finding the right person tough but not impossible.
has strived to make sure that finding the right partner is easy, fast and done in the most respectful way.
It is a part of me, but there is a whole lot more to me as a person. I am an advocate; in fact, my dating profiles mention I am an advocate. Of course, I don’t get a lot of answers back after mentioning it, especially when I explain that I have bipolar disorder, an anxiety disorder, and depression. ” Besides, do you want to be left at the bar or table when they “go to the bathroom” after learning about it?