Dating a girl who is bipolar
When Jim Mc Nulty, 58, of Burrillville, Rhode Island, got married in the 1970s, everything seemed fine at first.
I’ve also recorded a video on Youtube going over this article along with some additional insights.He eventually signed the house over to his wife to protect her and his two young children.Finally, he says, "She asked me to leave because she couldn't live with the illness anymore." When people get into a relationship, they're looking for stability, says Scott Haltzman, MD.Navigating any romantic relationship -- whether it's dating or marriage -- can be a tricky endeavor.Add bipolar disorder with its roller-coaster ride of emotions into the mix, and relationships become even more challenging.We'll shower you with gifts, love letters and all of your favorite things.
We'll stay up all night kissing and loving you because you are our ultimate high. You are what we dreamed of when we were 18 and breaking down on the bathroom floor because another boy just stole another part of us.
You have just shown a person who believes they aren't lovable that they can, in fact, be loved. You'll realize our laugh is contagious, and we always want you to feel the extremes with us. Sometimes we sit there in our lonesome, and we become a person a you won't recognize.
We want to take that feeling all the way to the top of a mountain, and we want to feel your heart race with ours. Suddenly, we stop taking care of ourselves, and you will notice.
Little did I know that, about six months later, I would also tell him he was right. Like many others with a psychological or mood disorder, I tend to feel shame and embarrassment in the fact. Bipolar II is described as “high episodes of euphoria and low episodes of depression, together known as hypomania.” But this is so much more than having a good or bad day here and there, and we are not “crazy.” With the help of my best friends and loved ones, I found the help I needed. I couldn't get over our past, and he never got to know or understand my illness.
When you're dating someone like me — someone with bipolar disorder — you have to be ready for a bumpy ride. You'll never be loved harder or shown more affection in your entire life.
Watch it right here: Obviously I don’t know your exact situation. Before we continue, you might be interested in my free “BPD Cheat Sheet” guide: Once you read through the points I make below, be sure to check your email and read that guide.