“How we handle emotions is a very big piece of mental health and it’s often front and center when we are in dating or in a relationship.” Dating can actually be part of a self-discovery process, and encourages people to look at themselves in a deeper way.
People have to start asking questions about how they function and what their weaknesses or faults are, since that could affect relationships with other people.
Mental health experts explain just how close the relationship between dating and mental health can be.
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Chances are, there are people who will be in both groups.