partner

  1. S

    Is it normal to feel so alone when your partner is struggling wiith..

    Hi, my husband is suffering with anxiety. We have been married for over 6 years. A few months ago he said he wanted to get a divorce. This came as a real shock to me. He is completely a different person. He is withdrawn, we hardly communicate unless it’s about our son. He has pushed all his...
  2. T

    Im sorry, this is long winded

    Hi, I’ve currently been suffering with many mental illness’ for a long time. I’m sick of people laughing though and saying that I can’t have any because I am too happy, please help me if you can. It started a long time ago with my parents always making sure I didn’t have friends and that I...
  3. M

    Who is this other me?

    Hello, I've been diagnosed with BPD for quite some time now. I've attended DBT and I've seen a therapist for quite some time. I've developed my tools and have gotten to a point where my therapist suggested a 6 month break from therapy (3 months left). My meds have been stable for years now, as...
  4. A

    Hi 👋

    Hi, I have bipolar 1 and my partner has ocpd. Both of us has just come to accept that changes need to be made, so here I am.
  5. R

    How can I help my partner?

    Hi. My partner of 18 months suffers from severe depression and anxiety. He gets very moody and although I know he is going through a difficult time, I find it hard to cope when he criticises me all the time and shouts at me. I want to help him but I’m quite a sensitive person so the shouting...
  6. P

    Close to relapsing

    A couple of years ago my eating disorder was really bad. Since I met my partner I have been much happier and more stable, and my eating has improved. I got to a weight which I felt okay about. I still had thoughts about being too big but as long as I did not go above this weight I was okay...
  7. A

    Anxiety is ruining me relationship

    I have really bad anxiety of meeting new people I met my partner when I was in a place I felt happy and outgoing our relationship moved quickly and every day was great we have a child on the way and she suffered some depression during the start of the pregnancy and I struggled seeing her like...
  8. L

    Helping a partner in crisis during my pregnancy

    My partner struggles with his bpd and has done throughout our relationship. Until now we have managed fairly well at maintaining stability and avoiding escalation of arguments. I am currently pregnant and my illness during this time and my inability to control my own raging emotions as...
  9. M

    Need someone to talk to (partners sucide attempt )

    I posted in self harm forum also my partner suffers depression and today my partner the love of my life attempted sucide for the second time he is the most beautiful person inside and out and it is heart wrenching seeing him suffer like this . After his first attempt he was in civilian hospital...
  10. L

    Not happy in my new job. Struggling to cope :(

    Hey all, I don't suffer too frequently from anxiety, unless they are associated with my Intrusive Thoughts, but at the moment I am struggling. It's been a tough year. My partner has been very unwell, although she's slowly recovering now. I have managed to cope well, with help from family...
  11. tragicpink

    potential relationship sabotage

    i'm not sure what to do or who to talk to. i'm in my first normal, happy, healthy relationship. my last real relationship was a very toxic one. we had a very intense and passionate love but he was also very emotionally unstable and would often flip out at me and become a very hurtful person. it...
  12. N

    Boiling with anger

    So last week i discover i am pregnant, i tell my partner not to tell anyone yet as its early. So he announces it to all his family and the next morning i am having a threatened miscarriage. I am severely aggitated and angry does not come close im raging when i have severe sickness and need to...
  13. L

    Struggling to keep my head above water

    I new to all this so please forgive me.. I have suffered with depression and anxiety for most of my adult life, and most of my teens come to think of it. I have recently recovered from a overdose because I felt that my life was no longer living. My partner and family was really supportive for a...
  14. W

    Depression and problem avoidance - help me understand my partner

    Hi all, my partner has been diagnosed with severe depression and moderate anxiety. For the past year he seemed fine and happy except that his sleep became erratic, he gained weight, he stopped taking care of his appearance etc. I knew he was stressed at work but he said he was fine. Then, just...
  15. P

    In need of advice

    Hi, I need some advice on how to tell my partner about my condition. I have had Dysthymia for number of years, and although mostly under control through medication, it can still be a struggle at times. I am in a fairly new relationship, we are around 4 months in. Typically, a double...
  16. E

    Finally getting help before it's too late....

    Hello everyone. I'm so glad I found this forum and have spent a good couple of hours reading multiple posts which all resonate so much with me so I wanted to share my story.... If I'm honest I have suffered from depression and anxiety for over 30 years. I've secretly seen counsellors over the...
  17. F

    Abusive partner manages to make me look like I am the problem?

    How does my abusive partner manage to make me look like I am the problem and I somehow don't deserve respect from him in front of others? Please can anyone tell me how this happens? I have had two of these abusive and non affectionate partners and they have both ended up making it look like it...
  18. E

    Emotional abuse from your partner

    I have bpd and my partner isn't supportive he gets angry with me if I cry or talk about my past he also makes me cry all the time I'm emotionally attached to him and sometimes he's horrible to me for been emotional I am starting to be depressed and becoming a emotionless robot for example I...
  19. J

    Living with someone with axiety

    I have been with my boyfriend for 5 years, I love him very much and he doesn't open up too much. He has always been someone who doesn't tend to go out to events with my friends or family, but gradually he has been cancelling on his own friends group events too. about 6 months ago, just before we...
  20. H

    Hello from the USA!

    Hey there, others! I'm R and I've finally come to accept my mental and emotional health are out of control. I have a 1 year old daughter and a partner who I'm going to spend the rest of my life with who is taking care of a teen. I have always been in unhealthy/abusive relationships and this is...