It's a bit like diabetes: if I keep taking the tablets, I'm fine. I have friends who know about my diagnosis, and some colleagues who presumably don't (although these days if you Google my name, you find the articles I have written about my mental health).
But being schizophrenic has complicated my romantic life.
You see, eight years ago, at the age of 23, I was diagnosed with paranoid psychosis.Getty Images Lana, a 38 year-old publicist in Los Angeles, was diagnosed with genital herpes in 1997.Since then, she has "kind of been hiding" from the dating scene.“As a gay man from Bucks County, Pa., I thought dating would be easy in New York, but it didn’t prove to be so,” Dr. He said the worst part of dating was the anxiety over disclosing his H. Nevius, the man of her dreams may be paralyzed or blind, but there is one potential deal breaker: He must be an animal lover. There’s no good time.” Awkward issues that come with an illness can be discussed frankly and openly in an online space in which everyone is dealing with something out of the ordinary.