I think it is so important to have quality self-care in your relationship. The reality is, if you come into a relationship, broken, like I did, you will more than likely hurt the person you are with.
When it comes to building healthy relationships, many people try to start with the relationship itself. While this isn’t a bad idea, the truth is, people are the foundations of relationships; and like anything else in life, if we don’t start with a strong foundation, the building never holds up for very long.
Who are Healthy People?
Healthy people are those who come to the table without emotional baggage, and with their priorities in check. Health should also cover the physical state of the individual, including their HIV status.
This is not to say that people with mental and physical illnesses cannot and should not enter into relationships. What it does mean is that should either of you make such a decision, do so knowing what you’re getting yourself into, and preparing for the obstacles ahead.
The current estimate is that one in five American adults experience mental…
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