Schizophrenia is, according to Merriam-Webster, “a very serious mental illness in which someone cannot think or behave normally and often experiences delusions”.This can cause lots of problems with their social life including relationships.
She was a kindergarten teacher and it was a Monday afternoon, Presidents day. I sat down at a table in the corner and ordered a hoppy beer called ‘Conniption’ from a waitress that seemed to young to be serving beer, she had a sweet smile that I thought could be trouble once my date arrived.
"I just intended to keep the friendship, but 6 months later we were married." That was 37 years ago.
The couple says deep friendships and romance are within reach for people with schizophrenia.
, I’m flexible.” It’s hard to convey that kind of bite via text message but she had done it and me being the cautious calm man I am, I backed down immediately and agreed to Monday afternoon. For some reason the fact that she would retort like that spoke to an ironic craziness or at the very least a dangerously inflated ego.
Schizophrenia is one of the more detrimental mental illnesses that occur among people.