What to expect when dating someone bipolar
All the men I've ever adored have asked me about my illness with genuine curiosity.They know how I act when I’m in a mixed state and what my voice sounds like when I’m depressed.I'm frequently asked, "What's the best way to love someone with bipolar disorder?" Usually the person asking me has the traces of a frown on his face. We're not the easiest bunch in the world, the 5.7 million of us with bipolar disorder.It's a dangerous disease – never underestimate suicidal ideation – but Lord knows, it has its benefits.Creativity runs rampant through bipolar blood, and bipolar eyes see the world in a unique and fascinating way.And because we've known what it's like to struggle, we are generous with our empathy.
3) Do appreciate the wondrous variety that bipolar disorder bestows.
Having a loved one reassure me – simply remind me that change is inevitable – is invaluable to my recovery. Bipolar feelings run deep and true, even if the course is not always smooth.