But despite the emotional turmoil of dating and the need for honesty that comes hand-in-hand with it, things are on the up for Rebecca who now has a boyfriend. Surprisingly, I find that once you open up you find that people have been affected by it in one way or another.Dating online in addition to having a mental illness or physical disability can make finding the right person tough but not impossible.Oh and did I mention the guilt you feel with having to bail on your friends and making your loved ones feel helpless?!" Rebecca is set to star on Channel 4's First Dates on 24 September at 10pm."I often feel like I have to wear a mask," Rebecca reveals. I know people say that the stigma is going, but I still feel like people have an old-fashioned opinion of bipolar disorder." Bipolar disorder is a condition that affects moods.
"I worry about what people will think of me when they know I have this illness. Or less able to do the job or make the correct decision? "I wouldn't wish this illness on my most hated enemy. That's thanks to my medication and my amazing family." Rebecca was diagnosed with bipolar disorder two years ago.She says that having bipolar is a huge part of her life, something which she wouldn't want to hide on a first date."I would always tell someone I have bipolar on a first date," she says.has strived to make sure that finding the right partner is easy, fast and done in the most respectful way.Having anxiety, bipolar, or physical disabilities don’t define our members it’s their heart that makes them amazing human beings.