Dating mental health issues
I think when someone gets to rock bottom and they need a way out of that hole, the only way to get out is to surrender and ask for help."Lovato's current lifestyle also doesn't resemble that of a typical twentysomething starlet, or even just a regular twentysomething.
She usually skips the parties, but if she's there, she's sober.
"You have to wonder about the other six."Talking to her, it's hard to believe she's just 23.
And not just because of what she's been through, although that's certainly part of it. She doesn't seem easily rattled and is excellent at sticking to answers that won't offend.
"Complicated" is how she describes their relationship.
"At 14, there was a point when I realized it was doing more harm than good to stay in touch with him. "He wasn't surrendering"—there's the word again—"to get the treatment." Her father died in 2013.
And she's recalling her first time experiencing mental illness.
"You know, entering rehab while you're on the Disney Channel, it was kind of like, everything was magnified, in the spotlight.