Despite getting progressively better at social interaction, dating with schizophrenia is just too much and, every time I try, I crash and burn.
I keep publishing because people say my writing about mental health has shed light onto something they have had a lot of trouble understanding.
After being diagnosed with a serious, chronic illness like schizophrenia, it’s hard to find any purpose in life, including finding work with mental illness.
Maintaining mental health stability is a delicate dance that, at times, can be very unstable and can cause some serious trouble if you fall.
Finding stability with a mental illness, like anything else worthwhile, takes time, effort, and openness to learning, and failing.