There is no doubt that individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder can often be difficult to interact with. Their episodes , their attitude, their way of being can often drive a loved one to a point of wanting distance. Yet, this is only viewing these characteristics as negatives when in fact they could be turned into positives. Caring for some with bipolar disorder has its benefits.
The Love of My Life has Bipolar Disorder
Every girl who is looking for her Prince Charming always envisions a tall, dark and handsome man. Few descriptions of this person ever describe his mental condition; however, psychology tells us that if a person is tall, dark and handsome, the halo effect that we ascribe to him will automatically include intelligence, wit and mental stability. If you are unfamiliar with the halo effect, it simply means that a person with one good quality is seen to have many good qualities. Few, if any women will ever achieve this perfect vision in their real lives. I have yet to meet the perfect woman on this earth, so we can assume that there is no such thing as a perfect man.
For people with bipolar, dating means taking it slow, minimizing anxiety, and putting yourself first. Last Updated: About Bipolar Disorder and Substance Use. Please enter a valid email address. Laura Dattaro, Michelle Mallet, Leah Yegneswaran, and Elspeth Rawlings clockwise from top left all have different but effective dating tips.
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