Bipolar disorder dating relationships
I’d always known he struggled with high and low moods.But it wasn’t until the intimate aspect of our relationship fell apart that I realised, perhaps selfishly, that something else was wrong.Bipolar is essentially a mood disorder which causes an individual to swing between depressed and elevated states.Some 2.4 million people are thought to be affected in the UK, with most diagnosed with either bipolar 1 -characterised by the most severe ‘up’ states, known as mania (which can also lead to hallucinations), or bipolar 2: the less severe form - defined by hypomania, a milder elevated state.
But the only way i can communicate with her is to drop in and see her at her house. I tell her i love her and want nothing more to be with her to love her, and comfort her. If not, she's probably sleeping with him, and I don't mean the kind with your eyes shut and you dream.
I’ve had relationships with all kinds of guys, but one of the most challenging and most eye-opening was with one who had bipolar disorder.