I am dating someone with bipolar disorder

It is not uncommon to feel completely powerless to help that person in a meaningful way. Even your presence can impact someone soaring through the extremes of the Disorder.I aim to provide you with meaningful tools to help not only the Survivor in your life but allow the supporter to preserve themselves in the process.It is an unavoidable fact of living with a mood disorder or mental illness.This document is aimed toward the person living with Bipolar Disorder, Depression, and their respective loved ones.Its really hurtful going out with him because when he wants me he pressures till i fall again and after going out with him he emotionally disconnects as if he hated me.You either love someone or you don’t, but you cant go behind then tell them you don’t love them, have sex with them and later not call in a week.Although we usually explain mood swings in terms of highs and lows, it is not the case that bipolar individuals feel all great happy things when in a state of mania.

I´m sure there must be a psychological way to combat his inadequate attitudes due to his illness.( For example as giving confidence to a shy person, or making someone with phobias confront them).There’s no high school class on dating, much less dating someone with a mental health condition.Nonetheless, anxiety doesn’t have to break your relationship or put a strain on it to the point where it’s hard to enjoy.Everything comes through louder and it can be very difficult to navigate everyday life with such an intensity.Currently, medications for bipolar disorder do not effect everyone equally.Ive arrived to the conclusion i must accept him as he is or i will become mad.

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