You know you’re superficially compatible, but what about the important things—values, life goals, political beliefs?Let’s say you care about this person enough to consider spending the rest of your life with them.It is hard to remember a time when the marriage was tranquil.Rather, each year brings more drama, intensity, frustration, distance, and hostility.I’ve had anxiety for my entire life, but have been in a serious relationship for the last two-and-a-half years. I’m constantly aware of how my anxiety is affecting my relationship. Having a partner with a mental health disorder, whatever that disorder may be, has its slew of challenges.
have paranoia will suffer from insecurities, so the best is to make feel secure, and such people crave for someone who will take a chance to hear the real problem going on inside their minds.
You spend the earlier parts of your relationship trying to “read” the other person; trying to make sure you’re both on the same page.
Then, once you’ve passed that phase, it’s on to really getting to know the other person.
How can keeping a secret like this be good for a flourishing partnership? It was a vicious cycle of panic, drink, repeat for months on end.
It became something my partner had to decide to deal with or not deal with.