I did son’t start seriously dating until halfway through college, after my first bipolar episode. Therefore, i’ve never ever dated some body without the need to deal with my mood condition at some time. With my relationship that is first the initial month or two, we attempted to disguise my despair. I made it seem like it was just a part of my past, not something I would be battling again and again when it was eventually brought up. I happened to be in denial and never available to talking about it. I do believe that maybe not being available about despair actually managed to make it much harder on us. Now, years later on, my disorder that is bipolar diagnosis not a thing we you will need to conceal through the individual I date.
These past few years, I’ve created a list of “do’s” and “dont’s” when it comes to my mood disorder and dating through my experiences
1. Don’t assume my thoughts are simply some kind of a “bipolar thing. ”
I’ve the directly to enjoy a wide variety of thoughts without them being evaluated as some function of the mood condition. Read more