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On some dates, I have felt more like a therapist or consultant than a woman being courted. These experiences have only made me stronger and more confident.
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What I Know Now Bipolar disorder does the dirty work for me and filters out individuals who tiptoe through life. The fact is, we all have issues, whether you live with bipolar disorder or not.
Today I approach dating with one purpose— to have fun.
Dating experiences can teach you a lot about. Living with bipolar disorder gives you a very different perspective on the world around you. You look for meaning and depth in.
We behave based on what we feel, not necessarily what we know is right or wrong. Sometimes those with bipolar disorder will even intentionally trigger a manic episode.
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Those with bipolar disorder may also engage in risky behaviors such as unprotected sex or extramarital affairs while manic. During episodes of depression, your partner may avoid sexual contact altogether.
This can be confusing or feel like rejection, especially if your partner recently desired lots of sexual activity during a manic or hypomanic period. Many medications for bipolar disorder can also lower sex drive.
Severe mood swings, along with manic symptoms such as poor judgement and impulsivity, or depressive symptoms such as low energy and disinterest make it tough to find and maintain a job. Parenting Many people consider parenting the most stressful albeit rewarding job of their lives.
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Compare that to the manic Nude massage Frisco linked to bipolar 1, such as excessive spending, risky sexual behavior, or substance abuse. For me, that something was always a person.
Even when dating casually, I dated monogamously. Dating was black-and-white: either we were nothing, or he was my.
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