If you date someone with bipolar disorder and they’re doing well, they’ll pretty much be just like any other guy you would date: they’ll tease you when you snore, roll their eyes when you want to watch “The Haves and Have Nots,” and, hopefully, scramble you some eggs after sex.
The point is, people with mental illness work, play and live out their lives just like so-called “normal” people.2.
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.
So imagine that you’ve been seeing a man for a few months, and things are going great.
You like him, you like his friends, you like his moves in the bedroom. Then he sits you down and tells you that he has bipolar disorder.
So say what you mean and how you feel, and we’ll figure out how to react.
Some of these qualities make it hard on a relationship, so a person must weigh whether he or she wants stability over excitement, he said. Brodsky said there’s no perfect time to end a relationship with someone who is bipolar.
If you decide to end a relationship because of a person’s bipolar disorder, try not to blame the person or their condition.
It is no one’s fault that the person has the condition.
It never worked — all of these things just made him more frustrated than anything else.
The truth is, if being happy was as easy as doing those things, he wouldn’t have a mental illness.