Why You Should Never Date Psychologist and How to Deal with Them

Last updated on June 5, 2024 by Michelle Devani

When you hear the word “psychologist” what come into your mind? Some of us like them but some don’t. Psychologist is indeed a very cool job. When something is not right with your mind or your feeling, you look for their help to make yourself feel better. Dating a psychologist sounds fun, imagine you can get a 24/7 counseling for free. Before that, you might want to know why you should never date a psychologist.

Just like any other jobs, there are pros and cons with the psychologist. Just because they look cool while doing their job, dealing with somehow “mentally unhealthy” people, doesn’t mean they always make a good lover. Maybe their personally are, but when their job and knowledge got involved, they might be far away from what you though they were.

  1. They Diagnose You without You Knowing

It has become a habit for every psychologist to observe and diagnose everyone they meet. You’re one of them. If you has always been suspecting that they might diagnose you without you know it, you’re not wrong. They will name several psychological disorders according to the “symptoms” you show: schizophrenia, anxiety, personality, or mood disorders. Also read Things You Should Know Before You Date Someone with Depression

  1. And They Diagnose Everyone They Meet

No, you’re not the only one. They will also diagnose everyone around them and who they meet. If you are talking about your friend who has a severe mood swings due to her period, they might tell you that she has a mood disorders. Or if they don’t tell you, they clearly have something in mind. One sure thing: they have their own judgment already.

  1. You’d Feel Like Going Crazy

You will be literally going crazy because of them. Or at least you’re going to start thinking whether you’re crazy. All the thing they talk about you nailed so hard to your head that make you thinking are you crazy? So if you’re no crazy, you can be crazy after dating them. It’s what many people feel. Also read Why You Should Never Date an Insecure Man

  1. Your Relationship Might Become Their Experiment

At some point, they would make your relationship as their experiment subject. Without your knowledge and approval, for sure. They secretly observe how you behave in the relationship and starting to make their own judgment about it. After they read some journal on psych, they will match the symptoms with your actions and end up making conclusions that the theory is applicable in real life.

  1. They Put Theories in (Almost) Every Actions

Another reason why you should never date a psychologist: they relate everything with a theory. What we need the least in life in seriousness, but they seem to drag it along in every situations. They always make connection between your actions and several symptoms in psych disorders which end up making you feel annoyed. Also read Why You Should Never Date a Capricorn

  1. You Might be Tricked to Fall for Them

Are you sure they really love you? Or even worse, are you sure you really fall in love with them. We all know many psychological tricks to make others attracted and fall in love with us. Then they must be all the way better at it. You think you love each other all along, while it turns out they purposely made you fall in love with them.

  1. They Will Never Go to a Counselor

Why would they go to a counselor when they (think) know everything already? A psychologist never feel the urge to have a counseling in anything. All they have to to is reading a book regarding the situations al it’s all done. Also read How to Get What You Want from a Narcissistic Man

  1. You Start to Think That the Problem is You

Let’s be honest. Dating a psychologist could put you in the most uncomfortable place where you start thinking that maybe something is wrong with you. Am I a schizophrenic? Am I having a mood disorder? Should I go for a therapy? And many negative thoughts keep appearing in your head.

How to Stay Being Yourself While Dating a Psychologist

A psychologist sometime acts like they know you better than yourself. It’s pretty annoying when they make their own judgment without bother asking you first. Too many judgment can make you lose your original identity and you become the person they thought instead. Here are the ways how to stay being yourself when you’re with them.

  • Don’t Instantly Believe Anything They Say

Just because they have the basic knowledge, doesn’t mean all they said is true. You don’t have to believe everything they say. In fact, you better don’t believe it if it’s only causing negative effects on you. Also read Ways to Love Yourself and Be Happy with The World

  • Follow Your Heart and Intuition

Nothing matters most than your heart. Don’t do anything they say if you don’t really want to do it. You have to be in control of your life and you get to choose what you want. Anything they say is not always right. You know what’s best for you.

  • Do Look for Second Opinion

If what they said bothers you that much, look for a second opinion to make you feel better. They’re not the only one psychologist in the world. You’ll only find out the real truth after you ask the same thing to other person. Also read Things to Say to Your Boyfriend to Make Him Realize You Love Him

  • Don’t Feel Inferior

Once again, they are not the smartest person in the world. There is no way they know yourself better than you do. Why feeling inferior? There must be something you’re good at which they don’t know a thing about it.

After all those reasons why you should never date a psychologist, remember that no one can define who you really are. When you fall in love and date them someday, just be sure that you stand tall on your ground and nothing can change who you are unless for the better.

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Michelle Devani
My name is Michelle Devani, and I've been helping people with their relationships since 2003. In 2017 I decided it was about time I started a blog on the topic, and since then more than 2 million people worldwide have read my relationship advice. Drop me a comment below to let me know what you think.
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