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Curious to know, have you dated or currently with someone with mental health issues? My SO suffers from it and I don’t know how to help him. He takes different medications for it which causes his mood to vary from day to day. The medications combined with his drinking and getting high, I worry about his overall health. Sometimes he just makes me feel like shitty person. I’m not trying to be selfish, but it does affect me. How do I handle this? Sometimes I wonder if it’s worth it all.

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Have a conversation about seeking professional help. Tried for years to help only to realize that we, as a couple, needed outside help. You have to realize that you can’t offer help on your own as it takes a support network—you need to look after yourself as a caretaker and acknowledge your own emotional limitations too. Also have conversations with him to ensure he’s open to being helped.

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