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.
You find yourself unsure about whether or not your courtship should continue. As someone with bipolar disorder, I am here to tell you what you need to know about dating someone like me, so you that can keep developing a relationship with this wonderful guy.1.
She could recount every failed Everest expedition in mesmerizing detail -- the sort of a talent I would expect of a rock climber, not someone who'd never gone camping. Then I found out."There's something you should know about me," she said, a couple of hours into the date. I tried to remember if I'd sipped from her drink."I'm bipolar," she said."Good," I replied.
"I hope it doesn't scare you off."Panicked thoughts raced through my mind. This was the odd humor Sara and I had already established, but I wasn't entirely joking.
Here are some real life tidbits on dating a person with bipolar disorder: Knowledge is power, so learn as much as you can about your partner's disease.
This will also be a healthy sign to him or her that you care.
And yet for all their problems, my bipolar buddies had always kept things interesting.
Take my friend Jerome, hired one summer to drive a van full of rich and annoying European teenagers across the country. I didn't hear Sara's story until later, but it didn't have many funny parts.
Here you are dating someone who you think could have BPD (or Bipolar).But I do read them from time to time so I can see what kind of crap they’re preaching to you…Here’s the truth: The internet and social media has completely changed the game.I’ve also recorded a video on Youtube going over this article along with some additional insights.Watch it right here: Obviously I don’t know your exact situation. Before we continue, you might be interested in my free “BPD Cheat Sheet” guide: Once you read through the points I make below, be sure to check your email and read that guide.