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Relationships and Bipolar Disorder




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    A bipolar marriage can bring complex challenges and difficulties in the life of a couple. At times, it may become impossible to cope up with the unpredictable mood swings of the bipolar spouse. Here are few techniques which can help you to deal with a bipolar wife and her disorder.
    Bipolar disorder can affect anyone – even adults.  Having a bipolar spouse puts the other in the position of being the caretaker.  If a husband is the one with bipolar disorder, the responsibility falls to the wife to hold things together during the tough times and deal with it – they don’t have the luxury of giving in to their fears.
    There are many issues involved in supporting a bipolar wife. Among them are physical intimacy, fighting, impulsivity, excessive spending, and lying.

    Having a spouse with bipolar is difficult at best sometimes. The disorder makes it hard to have a normal life, what with the daily ups and downs that bipolar mood swings bring with them. There are also certain behaviors that come with having a spouse with bipolar that you have to learn to deal with sometimes.

    Living with a bipolar spouse means that your life will be unpredictable, as that is the very nature of bipolar disorder. Their mood swings will go up and down, as will their days, and you along with them. There are many behaviors that come with having a bipolar spouse, and these behaviors can be very frustrating for you to deal with sometimes
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    Are you feeling alternately sad or inordinately happy? Do you find that your mood swings take you by surprise and leave you unable to function at  work or in  social interactions? Do you find yourself bursting with unconnected thoughts and ideas one minute and unable to focus or concentrate on your tasks? Do you feel disconnected from your daily life and activities? Do you sometimes hear voices or see things which are actually not there? You may be having Bipolar Disorder Psychosis or Manic Depressive Psychosis. Getting yourself diagnosed is extremely important! Read on to understand your illness better.

    Sometimes people with bipolar disorder, depression, and other mood disorders have episodes when they feel extremely sad, hopeless, anxious, or confused. When these emotions get too intense, the person may harm themselves with acts of self-injury.
    Most couples struggle with communication, and a bipolar relationship is no different.  How do you communicate with your loved one?  One word – LISTEN.
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