Dating Dilemmas: 8 Tips for Telling Your Partner a Health Secret
Sharing a secret
by Marti Trgovich
Dating someone new means sharing idiosyncracies, emotional baggage, and experiences that have shaped your lives. But what if that includes a health secret?
Jill*, a 33-year-old New Yorker, knows that finding Mr. Right also means telling him she has bipolar disorder. Though she takes medication, she still lives with symptoms like insomnia and a nervous smoking habit.
So how much should you reveal about a health secret? If you’re considering spilling the beans, here are eight tips to help.
*Some names have been changed for privacy.
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