Despite getting progressively better at social interaction, dating with schizophrenia is just too much and, every time I try, I crash and burn.
There is only one thing that gets me through the bipolar cycles and that is time. It is a cliché but, during my cycles, the only way is through.
I focus my work on helping folks navigate sex and depression on their own and with their partners so that everyone feels supported and safe.
Dr. Erin K. Stair’s new book, Manic Kingdom, is a “harrowing, breathless, and beautiful journey” that will leave you spellbound.
I am plagued with obsessions and addictions. On default I use mental compulsions (avoidance, reassurance seeking, mental rituals, etc.) to seek relief.