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    Default WWYD? Children of parents with mental health issues

    If you suspected that your DP was suffering from a mental health issue that he/she refused to acknowledge. Would you still want to have a family with your DP? Would you bring children into that relationship?
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    It depends on the symptoms of the mental health issue

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    I think it would really depend on the type of suspected mental health issues and also the severity.

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    No I wouldn't.

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    If he was getting help then yes.

    #breakstigma

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chunkydunks View Post
    I think it would really depend on the type of suspected mental health issues and also the severity.
    Yep, this.

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    It would depend how/if they acknowledged a potential issue and were accepting of seeking assistance.

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    That they refused to acknowledge? No, I wouldn't. Children bring extra stress, which could play havoc on the person's mental health, and may need extra support. If they don't acknowledge they have a problem to begin with, I don't imagine they would accept extra support.

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    Probably not. Having kids is hard enough without having a partner that isn't 100% on board.

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    Quote Originally Posted by monnie24 View Post
    If he was getting help then yes.

    #breakstigma
    This. Totally 100% this.


 

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