Dating someone with bipoloar
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.
In her book, “When Someone You Love Is Bipolar,” psychologist Cynthia Last, Ph. dedicates a chapter to the subject of denial and what you can do.
She suggests giving your partner a book that he can relate to and providing literature on the topic.
It is suggested that about 90 percent of marriages where one person is bipolar ends in divorce (Marano, 2003).
Cut Through the Crap If you are married to someone who is in denial, you have quite a job ahead of you.
“I’m not crazy.” “There is nothing wrong with me.” “I am not taking meds.” These statements do little to move your marriage into the happy zone.
You could also try a scientific approach and provide some evidence in the form of feedback from his friends and family, a list of compelling symptoms (embarrassing photos are great), or a rundown of the disorder in his family.
He could balk at that, and tell you that you dress like his mother for even implying such things; however, you’ve done your job to try to educate, and that’s really all you can do.2. If your partner is bipolar, this is especially important because the average patient with bipolar disorder takes approximately 10 years to get a proper diagnosis.