I live with someone who has been diagnosed with a mental illness.
For the most part, the care we get from health professionals is good.
Now and again we are reminded that many people who are diagnosed bi-polar end up abandoned by their spouse or significant other.
Most of the time these comments come from health professionals that are supposed to be helping us.
I have no intentions of leaving my best friend during some of the worst times in her life.
My question back to those who bring up the statistics is, “Why? Is that what YOU would do?