A person that lives with Bipolar Disorder or Depression comes to learn loss intimately.It is a constant battle in our mind to try and avoid tearing our lives, loves, and friendships down to the foundation. We will periodically lose that battle and burn bridges.For most couples today means a picnic in the park, a day at the seaside or relaxing in the garden, but I just crawl back under the duvet, the familiar dread consuming me once again.I was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder in 2005, and psychosis 2010, but the symptoms have been there since I was just thirteen and all my relationships, no matter how loving, have suffered at the hands of my condition.
However, I could sort of relate to Bob’s description of how he responded and how he felt.
By Kerry Hudson Waking up on a Saturday morning, the sun beating it's way through closed curtains.
the smell of freshly cut grass from the park outside, and the man I love draping his arms around me.
When you’re in a loving relationship with someone who has bipolar disorder, it’s common to feel frustrated and unappreciated at times.
No matter how much you do to show your love, your loved one may not be in a condition to return that love or respond to it in any positive way. ” What I’ve learned from living with and loving someone with bipolar disorder is that expressions of love change, at least temporarily, in the midst of major mood episodes.