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Old 10-18-2010, 08:01 AM   #1
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I am new.. Please help!

I am not sure if there is another post about this, I do apologize if there is and this seems repetitive. For about 5 years now I have had a relationship/friendship with a very loving boy and unfortunately he is Schizophrenic. I think that there may be other illness's along with it but I am unsure of the extent. 2 out of these 5 years have been a relationship. I just have a couple questions and maybe somebody can shed some light on my heart ache. To start, I know it's not me. This is the main thing I am having the hardest time coming to terms with. Every year at the same time and this year I was kind of waiting for it... one moment he Loves me, we spend all of our time together and it's wonderful, then at the drop of a hat... I am the Devil, I am evil, he won't speak, let alone Look at me! It tears me apart. He is not medicated and feels he shouldn't be, he doesn't like the side effects. I can argue till I turn blue in the face and it all means nothing to him. Then a couple months goes by and he misses me and things are the same, then the cycle returns. somebody please help! if anybody can, I would really appreciate it. Any reason as to why this is happening? any guidance on how to help somebody get back on meds? I love him with all my heart and I would do anything to help. My closest friends and family still don't understand why I would waste my time because of past events but I am not willing to give up!

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Old 11-12-2010, 09:43 PM   #2
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Re: I am new.. Please help!

I don't think there is any other way than taking meds. there are no other answers to solve the problem. I gradually got worse every year without meds. I resisted taking meds too because of awful side effects. Finally, I realized that there was no other alternatives and took meds that had least side effect for me. I take Geodon 20 mg twice a day. My fingers taps on its own and my eyesight has gotten worse. I also have others side effects that are not constant. But I do not hallucinate or have strange thoughts.

Old 11-12-2010, 10:10 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by lxx View Post
My fingers taps on its own and my eyesight has gotten worse.
That happens to me too. My fingers sometimes move when I think certain things and I frequently get blurry vision. I'm taking 10mg zyprexa but I used to get consta shots. I'm thinking that those are due to consta shots and not zyprexa.

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