Schizophrenic dating

It took her all day to clean the bathroom, and when she was done, she would begin all over again. " she'd say, as if these predictable tasks were the only options.

Our relationship became defined by obsessive routine, something that might normally have made me feel antsy and restless.

Keith Ablow all but diagnosed Britney Spears on air this month.

"An illness that is unique in conferring advantage and pleasure," writes Dr.

Kay Jamison in one of the most famous memoirs of bipolar illness, An Unquiet Mind. The popular caricature of the disease -- people swinging rapidly between happiness and sadness -- isn't the whole story.

You could compile an entire book of quotes comparing love to madness.

But of all the psychological issues in the DSM-IV, only one really resembles the experience of love.