Most people told their partners within six months of starting their relationship, with nearly a quarter revealing the information immediately.However, nearly 10% said they waited longer than six months and 12% said they waited over a year.
But it's encouraging that a large percentage of respondents said that their partners were supportive when their disorders got tough.
Society’s at a point where we can talk openly about sex and even the wildest of fetishes, but revealing histories of mental illness is still a hard topic to broach—the last taboo.
But even though coming out and coming clean about your troubled mind to a significant other can be a terrifying thing, it’s essential in order to build the foundation of a healthy relationship.
If you do find yourself taking on the role of a therapist, it may be time to reassess your relationship dynamic.
Perhaps you can encourage your partner to see a qualified therapist for treatment.