Our expert says:
Thanks, Jess, for raising an important general, as well as specific, point, which is widely ignored. I dont think it's limited to psych conditions. If you were becoming close to someone in a relationship, wouldn't it be fair to tell them that you had diabetes, or epilepsy ? Also, think of the positions being reversed --- would you want to know this, if it was HIS problem ? And would it change the way you feel about him ?
I believe in honesty within a relationship, which would imply tactful telling ; if he loves you or at least cares about you, it shouldn't make a significant difference to how he feels about you.
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