Originally Posted by Zimmy Lives
Mental illness and its severity can come on at any stage in life. Most of the people I worked with that were on medication developed it after a major life-changing event or as they were approaching their 30s. One of them abandoned her new husband and baby and is now wandering the streets of Dallas, no one knows where she is or what happened to her.
While that is technically true, symptoms most commonly hit in the early 20s.
More importantly, Ratliff has done nothing to suggest he has a disorder. He's always been nasty. Every Dallas beat reporter is afraid of him.
What has he done? Argued with his boss and driven drunk. The guy has poor judgement. That isn't a mental illness.