Or in the worst case, your partner has both BPD and Bipolar (which is exactly what my first long-term girlfriend was dealing with, along with anxiety attacks).I’ve also recorded a video on Youtube going over this article along with some additional insights.
This will also be a healthy sign to him or her that you care.That being said, bipolar disorder is a complex disease, so try not to get too bogged down in the details. Peace, Lucas Tips from my girlfriend and her therapist on dating someone with bipolar1. You don't have to be their therapist, just be their friend or lover. Being relaxed, listening and understanding the situation will lead to a resolution of the problem. Her therapist sent me some links on good sites as well as information about the disorder! If you are currently dating someone with bipolar disorder, you may struggle with a number of challenges like how you can support him or her while still caring for yourself.
Here are some real life tidbits on dating a person with bipolar disorder: Knowledge is power, so learn as much as you can about your partner's disease.
They are can be good at helping you with your problems and just know they want to help you as much as you help them-Support each other through both your good and bad times.-All relationships are work, even when someone doesn't have bipolar. Today Her therapist said a lot of comments are really wrong about the disorder. If certain things are too much for you to handle, state what your concerns are. Just remember the person with bipolar is most likely trying to really hard to cope.3. If they are experiencing a manic episode or becoming a threat to themselves were their safety is at risk, seek medical attention.
Seeking a counselor or attending therapy sessions with your partner can help you understand each other better.other notes they gave me-People with bipolar can be good at understanding others emotions. Peace, Lucas I am also going to post myths about bipolar with help of my girlfriend and her therapist. I don't get it where all this hate for bipolar people comes from. I mean her ex boyfriend said she was the most honest person he ever met.
Even if you don’t realize it at the time, this was a huge step in trust.
Over time, you will learn the nuances of the disorder.
Here’s the truth: The internet and social media has completely changed the game.