Bipolar disorder is not what people often think it is. It is not a constant hot-and-cold mood that seems to fluctuate within any given moment.
It is weeks of mania or depression. When in mania, the onset of depression can feel like a crash that you didn’t see coming.
For someone experiencing the wave of depression, the onset of mania can feel like a shock and a welcome change. I have bipolar 2 disorder.Read more on themighty.com