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That definition has now been scrapped (psychiatric texts are constantly in review, as medical understanding of mental health grows) and officially I now suffer from paranoid schizophrenia.I take medication every day to control my condition, and to all intents you would never know unless I told you. I am a freelance writer, having worked since school in newspapers.
I kept most of these worries to myself, and really only suffered a true breakdown two years later when I was between jobs and had more time to obsess over whether the police were coming to break down my doors.
'I don't think anyone should have to shut themselves off from meaningful relationships outside of mental health, but it's great that there's such a sense of community out there,' she says.
'With many mental health online forums there is a fantastic solidarity among peers.
In such a relationship, where the couple share experience, it allows people to really know how to support each other during a crisis.' With this in mind, I signed up.
As with all dating websites, you create a personal profile that other users can see, detailing interests and hobbies alongside a couple of paragraphs describing yourself and what you are looking for in a potential partner. The only difference to all the other sites is that there is a tick-box menu to indicate your mental health diagnosis.