Dating someone with mild bipolar
I have learned a lot from men I’ve been romantically involved with—including the ones who have treated me poorly.It is important for people to remember that challenges are inevitable in romantic relationships regardless of if your partner has a mental health condition or not.Wait until you feel comfortable, and believe that the other person deserves to hear about that part of your life.
I questioned myself and my sanity, which was the wrong thing to do.
The most empathetic people I know live with bipolar disorder, depression or anxiety.
My dating experiences have opened me up to individuals who are very different from me as well.
Dating during your twenties is an experience in itself, but when you live with a severely stigmatized condition like bipolar disorder, dating can really be a challenge.
As a 28-year-old mental health advocate who is publicly open about her life with bipolar II disorder, I have often experienced stigma in my dating life.