After all, is it the person who is bipolar, or is it the relationship?
Regardless of these semantic problems, let’s go with the first definition and discuss the issues that arise in relationships with people who have bipolar disorder.
Instead, things he usually enjoyed just served as reminders to him of how terrible he felt.
No matter what you do, you can never make another person happy, and while that’s hard to accept, it’s not personal.
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.
I’m glad there are so many people interested in this topic. Are there rules for dating a person with bipolar disorder?
Here you are dating someone who you think could have BPD (or Bipolar).
I know these two things are different, but often times men and women get them confused.
It can be difficult to find good resources on the subject.
Much of what is online is anecdotal and often badly misinformed.