Telling boyfriend I’m schizophrenic

I know I need to tell him. We’ve been together for a while now, and keeping this from him is honestly killing me. I’m so scared. What if he hates me? What if he thinks I’m lying? All I can do is hope for the best. Wish me luck!


Good luck! Honesty us the best option.
Make sure he knows he’s free to ask questions


Good luck… 1515151515161

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best of luck to you!

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I think you’ll be fine


I felt that way about revealing my age once. If he cares about you, he won’t care.

I sat down with Phil on the 3rd day of knowing him

and said, “I’m ready to tell you now.”

he had never known one.

I wanted him at my appointments, learning experience,

but he talked to the guy like I wasn’t even in the room.

too funny.

Hard to find Mr Perfect. Better to tolerate and even love other people’s foibles.

I work in a high level job and I’ve been very open about being mentally ill and on meds. It doesn’t seem to put off the opposite sex at all in work and some of them get a crush on me. I think that someone who’s spending 2 hours in the pub every night makes a far worse potential partner than someone with Sz. If you’re an ok person then you’re an ok person, simple as that.

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Good luck to you!

It is scary telling someone you love because we have a bad rep, our group as a whole.

I am starting to be more open about my diagnosis and I fell better about it. There are those who can’t take it cause the have that instilled picture of us. idk

good luck

I am always in favor of honesty, even if there’s a price to pay.
Take note that he might ditch you if you tell him.

Ask him how he feels about mental illness first, or watch brain on fire on Netflix together and observe his reactions.
I don’t tell people until they thoroughly understand the meaning. I’d rather explain my symptoms than diagnosis. Some times I wish I had kept it private.

You should definitely tell him, because it will make you feel better going forward. I’ve always been very open with my SO about everything, and knowing I can count on them really helps when things get tough. Having someone you can talk to about all this is always good imo. Good luck!

I would think…if he knew would that change the activity field. Activity field is a mindset created to make things happen …or doing something. Like if i meet a random person i dont share the info of my sz. Cause that would bring us both down.

But with someone that loves me unconditionally…its very easy to tell him. Cause i know that its not a big deal. He wants to know everything about me and he loves everything about me. It was nice when i told my bf and he found it positive.

Good luck, hope for the best :wink:

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