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Old 08-16-2012, 06:45 PM
opalescent opalescent is offline
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Beaker manages her bi-polar disorder and takes responsibility for her health. So it was not a deal breaker for me. However, she knew that if she stopped trying to manage it - as many bi-polar folks do - then that is a dealbreaker for me. It's not having a mental illness but the refusal to cope, to deal, to manage, to take one's meds, if needed - that is my hard limit.

Now if it was a disease that had no treatment or was very difficult to treat, I would be more hesitant to get involved.
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