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Meet Me In the Middle: Sharing My Bipolar Diagnosis With My Partner

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Living with bipolar disorder has taught me to practice honesty, courage and vulnerability. Without these realizations, I wouldn’t have been able to talk about my diagnosis with the man I love, someone who has been deeply impacted by my episodes of hypomania and depression.

There’s no “right” way to share a bipolar disorder diagnosis with your partner. As a therapist, I encourage my clients to examine their relationships before talking about bipolar.

Does authentic and honest communication, as well as a history of feeling safe and supported, already exist? Is the relationship free from mental, emotional and physical abuse?

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