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Authored by Dr. Michelle Murray on May 25, 2021
Dear Dr. Michelle:

My significant other doesn't believe me when I tell them I have a mental illness. It is really affecting our relationship as she doesn't respect me when I tell her I need extra time or space. How else can I show her what I am going through? 

Sincerely,

Harry

Dear Harry: 

Jaelyn Arndt sits down with Dr. Michelle K. Murray to answer your question via video this week!

As you are trying to tell your partner about your mental illness, Dr. Michelle K. Murray suggests that you continue to talk to your partner about your specific  needs instead of trying to convince them about your mental health illness.

Check out the full conversation in the video below.

 

Dr. Michelle K. Murray, CEO of Nexus Family Healing and licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, answers questions about family relations or mental health. Submit Your Question.

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Dr. Michelle Murray