There’s sadness, the literal inability to pull ourselves out of bed, tearfulness, and a lack of concentration.
To ensure that we do not end up drunk dialing someone, or worse, we have to make sure our feelings do not get the best of us. Be prepared for a lot of “When you did X, it made me feel like Y” and, if things get serious, an invitation to couples therapy. People With Bipolar Disorder Get Very Manic And/Or Very Depressed If we fall off in our treatment, experience a traumatic event or our meds stop working, we could go into relapse. We seek out risky behavior that we’d never do in our right mind.
Don’t expect it to look like Dre on “Empire.” A manic episode feels like the most productive, most energetic time in life. A depressive episode, on the other hand, feels like walking through peanut butter.
So imagine that you’ve been seeing a man for a few months, and things are going great.
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.
So don’t dump your dude just because he has a mood disorder.
You could end up having a relationship with an emotionally in tune man who is aware of self and talks openly and honestly about his feelings. So say what you mean and how you feel, and we’ll figure out how to react.Chances are, we either know how to handle it, or we are working on it. We Are Going To Need To Talk About Our Feelings People with mood disorders — bipolar, depression, borderline personality, anxiety and others — have learned that holding in our feelings is bad.Bipolar is essentially a mood disorder which causes an individual to swing between depressed and elevated states.Some 2.4 million people are thought to be affected in the UK, with most diagnosed with either bipolar 1 -characterised by the most severe ‘up’ states, known as mania (which can also lead to hallucinations), or bipolar 2: the less severe form - defined by hypomania, a milder elevated state.Hypersexuality, a frequent urge for sexual activity, has long been touted as a symptom of bipolar, which is said to become apparent as individual descends into into a manic or hypomanic state.