Will Marriage, Divorce or Living Together Affect My Disability?

by fihguide   ·  2 months ago  

Note: We updated this article in March 2022 with the latest information from the Social Security Administration. Recently, three different readers asked questions about current or former romantic relationships and how they affect disability benefits. Since these questions revolve around marriage, divorce and living together, we answer them all below. Question #1: Will My Upcoming Marriage ...

Do Bipolar & Borderline Personality Disorder Qualify for Disability Benefits?

by fihguide   ·  1 year ago  

Recently, a reader wondered if having two diagnosed mental health issues could help him qualify for Social Security disability. “I have both bipolar and borderline personality disorder, so am I eligible to receive disability benefits?” Since the Social Security Administration (SSA) doesn’t award benefits based only on your diagnosis, it’s hard to say. We’ll explain ...