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"Most people with mental disorders are undiagnosed and untreated," he says, "so many are already in significant relationships without either partner knowing."" data-reactid="15"But Bradley Erford, a past president of the American Counseling Association and professor in the school counseling program at Loyola University in Maryland, says more people have experience with mental illness than you'd think."All they've seen are TV shows, and they think that if you say, ' I have a mental illness,' it means you're a psychopath."" data-reactid="14"The issue, says Pohlig, who has written about dating with a mental illness, is that many people have not had any experience interacting with someone with mental illness."All they've seen are TV shows, and they think that if you say, 'I have a mental illness,' it means you're a psychopath."National Alliance on Mental Illness.We are a welcoming community that understands the trials and pitfalls of managing a mental illness.Find friends or seek romantic relationships knowing that everyone on this site has some form of mental illness. Boy were they expensive and when I did get a date (didn't happen a lot) things got complicated when it came to disclosing my illness.She is successful socially, educationally and occupationally, but she is constantly battling her illness, trying to prevent it from flaring up.