If counseling fails, at least you can walk away knowing you gave it your best shot.
Finally, if you’ve tried everything and your relationship seems hopeless, or worse — toxic — it may really be time to walk away.
If your partner is well enough to participate, consider getting couple’s counseling so you can address your relationship issues before throwing in the towel.
A therapist may be able to provide perspective that neither of you can manage on your own.
If things seem unbearable, consider setting a timetable for change.
Wish them the best, but say that you need to make a clean break for your own sake. It’s a perfect time to talk about dating and relationships after SCI.This time, focusing on the female perspective with a chat between three quadriplegic women with unique experiences and insight. Do most people think about having an affair at some point in their relationship? Breaking up when your partner is struggling with a psychiatric disorder can be downright painful.
Their illness may cause them to lash out at others. If you feel they’re dragging you down too, it may be time to consider distancing yourself.