Talking concerning the significance of connection between individuals with shared struggles round psychological well being, particularly within the Latinx group, Karla shared with the Purple Desk the truth that she married her husband Marshall after the 2 linked about their proximity to psychological sickness.
“Genuinely, I had by no means spoken about my mother to any of my boyfriends,” Karla mentioned, whereas Lili agreed she too had stored the small print of her personal mom’s psychological sickness non-public. “[I] met my husband, he informed me he had a schizophrenic brother. I used to be like, ‘Oh, actually?’,” she continued. “The primary time he met my mother, my mother was on a manic episode. And he was calm as day, knew precisely what we would have liked to do.”