I am 40 now (female). In the last 20 years I had 3 psychotic experiences and also depression. I have tried to know my sickness in order to cope with it in a safe manner. After 5 years of therapy and medication I feel much better. In the last 10 years I lived alone in Germany and continued my education (after a 12 years pause). I am now a Ph.D. student. I use a light dose of medication and feel usually to be in a stable form. After 7 years pause in relationships with men, now I have a fear. If I find my soul mate, how can I explain him about my past? I think that for many people it is taboo if I speak about psychosis or psychiatry. It seems to me like a dilemma. How do you see and feel my problem? Thanks my dear.
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