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dating and the stigma of mental health.

hello im writing in about dating and finding a loving partner i find it difficult to date, i have but when wimen ask me what i do for a living i cant tell them im on welfare benefits and have a mental health problem, i have and they didnt want to know leaving me feeling emotionally crushed, i am a fine art student at uni. people tell me not to tell them and wait till later but im afraid that when at that point when i fall in love and confess about these issues i will be rejected i feel that im entitled to a loving relationship but its so difficult and it is greatly upsetting me please can you help.

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