Love Like Everyone Else

Love Like Everyone Else title pageJust like everyone else, people who experience mental health challenges desire love, intimacy, and human connection. This document celebrates the experiences of love and intimate partnerships expressed by persons who report having a mental health diagnosis. It is hoped that these first-person accounts will illuminate the importance of love and intimate relationships as vital to health and wellness. The experiences shared in this document highlight specific ways that mental health service users give and receive love and support, just like everyone else who is in a healthy intimate partnership. We hope that these stories provide insight and facilitate important conversations between intimate partners, service providers and consumers, and family and friends.