Bad Relationships: When To Call It Quits

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Bad Relationships: When To Call It Quits

Bad Relationships: When To Call It QuitsIf you have a mental illness, do you find yourself reluctant to end an unhealthy or bad relationship? You're not alone. Even despite being emotionally abused, some with depression, bipolar disorder, severe anxiety and other mental health conditions are afraid to leave. After all, they think, "something is better than nothing" and "who will help take care of me?"

In an article titled "Ending a Relationship: How Do You Know When Enough Is Enough?," our anxiety blogger, Jodi Aman, discusses how staying in unhealthy relationships actually makes your mental health worse. She also shares things you should consider BEFORE making a decision on whether to stay or leave the relationship.

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Your Thoughts

Are you hesitant or afraid to leave an unhealthy relationship? Why? And how is it effecting you? We invite you to participate by commenting and sharing your feelings, experiences and knowledge on the HealthyPlace Facebook page.

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Most Popular HealthyPlace Articles Shared by Facebook Fans

Here are the top 3 mental health articles HealthyPlace Facebook fans are recommending you read:

  1. 5 Reasons Why Living With a Mental Illness Makes Us EXHAUSTED!
  2. Coming Out With Depression and Anxiety
  3. How to Diagnose ADHD: The ADHD Assessment

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From the HealthyPlace Mental Health Blogs

Welcoming our new adult ADHD blogger, Elizabeth Prager. Liz joins Laurie Dupar as the co-author of the "Living with Adult ADHD blog.

On all our blogs, your comments and observations are welcomed.

Feel free to share your thoughts and comments at the bottom of any blog post. And visit the mental health blogs homepage for the latest posts.

No More Hiding. No More Shame.

It's time to put an end to mental health stigma in your life. Join the Stand Up for Mental Health campaign. Put a button on your website or blog. We also have covers for Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

Overcoming Homesickness: Your Child’s Fear of Being Homesick

Does your child suffer from extreme homesickness? No way is your child going to a school sleep away or a sleepover at a friend's house. Our parent coach, Dr. Steven Richfield, has some ideas on resolving your child's fear of being homesick.

Latest Mental Health News

These stories and more are featured on our mental health news page:

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  • Oops! I'm So Embarrassed. Feeling Self-Conscious When You Make a Mistake
  • The Language of Love
  • Happy or Just Content?
  • Smoking Among U.S. Adults With Mental Illness 70 Percent Higher Than For Adults With No Mental Illness
  • Millennials: The Most Stressed-Out Generation, USA
  • Suicide Following Acute Alcohol Intoxication A Greater Risk For American Indians
  • Manic Symptoms Similar for Children and Adolescents
  • Substance Use Common in Young Mental Health Patients
  • Manic Episodes Linked to Memory Recall Deficit in Bipolar Disorder

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APA Reference
Staff, H. (2013, February 18). Bad Relationships: When To Call It Quits, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, June 22 from

Last Updated: September 4, 2014

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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