Theres no clear-cut answer regarding whether an individual whos dealing with someone with a mental illness should stay in the relationship. There may be plenty of reasons to stay; however, fear of the relationship ending isnt a valid reason and isnt healthy for anyone involved.
How do you end a relationship with a mentally unstable person?
Try to make your partner understand that you still care, and wish him or her the best, but that you need to make a clean break for your own sake. Say goodbye and leave without regrets, or excessive drama. Remind your partner to continue with his or her treatment.
How do you let go of a mentally ill person?
5 Ways To Love Someone With Mental IllnessEducate yourself about your loved ones diagnosis. Search NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) for the most up-to-date information about mental illness. Encourage and model self-care and wellness. Be a safe person. Do not love alone. Know when to take a break.