Here are just a few of the lessons I carry with me: You can’t make someone happy.
Whenever my ex was in a depressive state, I would try to make him happy by offering to watch his favorite movie, go to his favorite restaurant, or give him a back rub.
I’ve had relationships with all kinds of guys, but one of the most challenging and most eye-opening was with one who had bipolar disorder.
All relationships are unique in my opinion, and this includes BPD relationships. Most of my relationship experience comes from dating BPD and Bipolar women.
We want you to hold our hand so tightly during take off so we know just how little we are in that big sky. We feel so empty, you'll look at us and wonder what you did wrong.
We'll sit there and tell you that this time it's not you, and we'll mean it.
So, here are a few things you should know before dating someone with bipolar disorder.
Periods of mania and depression can stay for months at a time – meaning we don’t wake up feeling as though we have the world at our feet in the morning, for it to feel as though it’s closing in on us by that evening.
It never worked — all of these things just made him more frustrated than anything else.