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?Read more on themighty.com