This article is from the Epilepsy FAQ, by Andrew Patrick (firstname.lastname@example.org) with numerous contributions by others.
While much progress has been made in reducing societal prejudice
against Epilepsy, discrimination or rejection may also be a problem for
the person with the seizures. In addition, family and friends may be
overprotective or impose unnecessary restrictions. In the end, the
person with seizures may lose confidence or feel "like a second class