Signs you are dating someone who is bipolar
"They can be quite distractible and may start a million things and never finish them," says Don Malone, M.D., the director of the Center for Behavioral Health and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Depression A person who is in a bipolar depressive state is going to look just like someone who has regular depression.I am hoping by posting this I will help someone else before they subject themselves to the pain that many of us have or are still enduring by loving someone with the terrible illness.Here is my story: I met my ex-fiancÃ©e on a dating web site.This flight of ideas sometimes occurs with pressured speech.People with bipolar may not recognize or admit that their mind is racing out of control, says Dr. During a manic phase, some patients can have a total break from reality.
I wish I had done more research prior to my involvement with my ex-fiancÃ©e.
I had a child and I wasnât about to subject her to something I knew little about.
He wrote me back an e-mail which made me feel horribly guilty.
Everyone has bad days, which is one reason this kind of bipolarity is much harder to recognize. But "pressured speech" is one of the most common symptoms of bipolar disorder.
This kind of speech occurs when someone is really not in a two-way conversation, Dr. The person will talk rapidly and if you try to speak, they will likely just talk over you.