We are a welcoming community that understands the trials and pitfalls of managing a mental illness.
Find friends or seek romantic relationships knowing that everyone on this site has some form of mental illness. Boy were they expensive and when I did get a date (didn't happen a lot) things got complicated when it came to disclosing my illness.
The site was established in 2004 and since then has been operated by a single individual with a diagnosis of schizoaffective disorder.
This is not a faceless corporation but instead a kind community with a leader passionate about improving the lot of its users.
Of course, no marriage or long-term partnership is easy.
For example, Daniel—amid the cacophony and confusion of Julie’s ever-changing moods—made a decision that would save his now 24-year marriage.By Michelle Roberts Daniel, a computer software engineer in Portland, Oregon, was used to solving complicated problems.But when his wife, Julie, was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001, he didn’t know what to do.Symptoms cycle from clinical or major depression, to mania and manic behavior. It isn't the normal cycle of up and downs we all experience from too much stress, too little sleep, losing the lottery, or breaking up with a boyfriend.Bipolar Disorder can significantly affect a patient's ability to function, and can result in strained or broken relationships, poor job performance, and poor performance in school or group settings. If left untreated, the disorder can even result in suicide.