Books on dating someone with bipolar disorder
Ten years later, I published a book about our marriage, and have had a lot of sleepless nights and many lessons learned about loving someone with bipolar disorder. When your partner is diagnosed, you won't know what's coming.
Even if you understand mental illness (I was already struggling with anxiety and depression when my husband was diagnosed), you don't know what it's going to look like in a particular person.
While it was terribly hard to read, this letter ,in fact, saved my future relationships.
Melissa and I had been friends since high school; I was always the aggressive force in the relationship.
Fast forward six years: we were madly in love and engaged, then married.
One year after that, my husband came home after work, sat down at the kitchen table, and told me he wanted a divorce. A few months after that, he was diagnosed with Bipolar 2, and our marriage was in for a hell of a ride.
Frankly, the older interpretation might make more sense.
It can be difficult to find good resources on the subject.