Dating someone with a traumatic brain injury

Published: 07.05.2017

In all families, people take on roles that often define how they behave. Email Address Please enter a valid email address.

It was too painful. If there are no therapists locally with brain injury experience, couples should provide their therapist with information about injury and common relationship challenges that can accompany injury.

I never realized this until a few years ago. If they cannot control their actions because of a brain injury, or if their impulse control is severely weakened or distorted, they are a risk to themselves and they may hurt or kill others. You always have to be aware that he could be playing on your sympathies, and you have to lay down the law for what you can accept of his behaviour and give him consequence if he breaks that trust.

I feel like she wants to work on herself but is afraid of losing me in the meantime.

I wished that he would have trusted my strength to see him through this, but I also know that when you make up your mind on a course of action, that it's best to honor it. My bf and I never run out of things to say either. After brain injury, the challenge of recovery nearly always results in some changes to the roles within a family.

This is new to the both of us. Am I willing to date someone far away, or do they need to live nearby? Gang members, in particular, were susceptible to these injuries.

As with all dementias, they affect quality of life, shorten lifespan and complicate the effort to manage other health conditions effectively. And then he was just downright mean to me. He barely gigs anymore and stays to himself.

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