The 23-time gold medalist is urging people to turn off the water while brushing their teeth to save four to five gallons of clean water.Us: How have you been enjoying life since officially retiring?After all, some stats reveal that in marriages where one person is depressed, the divorce rate is nine times higher.And if one person is bipolar, the divorce rate can be 90 percent, Stephanie Buehler, Psy D, a psychologist and sex therapist, tells Yahoo Health.
(As Bruni says, “The lack of a guy in my life has nothing to do with my schizophrenia diagnosis.”) But for many people with mental illness, the stigma is very real — and can have an impact when it comes to finding a partner.“People bring in all sorts of biases and challenges they face into relationships,” Karen Swartz, MD, the director of Johns Hopkins’ mood disorders clinic, tells Yahoo Health.“But when people are deciding things about bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, for example, based off of a few very inaccurate portrayals, that leads to stigma.” Bruni says she doesn’t expect others to truly understand what she’s been through, so she accepts the stigma.“I’m not scared of anyone who would stigmatize me,” she says.“But if a guy’s not compassionate, he’s not in my target market.Are Michael Phelps and Miss California Carrie Prejean a tabloid match made in heaven?Olympic swimmer and record-breaking gold medal winner Phelps shocked fans and made headlines around the globe when he was photographed smoking marijuana at a college party earlier this year.Michael Phelps is virtually impossible to catch up with in water. Tell us: We have a winner in the Michael Phelps Girlfriend Sweepstakes!
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But Bruni, who wrote Left of the Dial: A Memoir of Schizophrenia, Recovery, and Hope, emphasizes that like a physical disease or a personality trait, mental illness is only a part of someone.