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I dedicated myself to ensure that my own happiness wasn’t sacrificed as I worked to increase his. You have to keep your own life going even when your partner’s is stalled.As long as there was nothing he needed from me — and he knew he could always come to me if there was and I’d be more than happy to do it — I’d continue on with my life while he was sad.To help your relationship succeed, focus on communication, support your partner’s treatment plan, and don’t forget to take care of yourself.
Instead, things he usually enjoyed just served as reminders to him of how terrible he felt.
Keys to success include maintaining an open line of communication, making sure the person with bipolar disorder follows their treatment plan, and getting support when you need it.
I’ve had relationships with all kinds of guys, but one of the most challenging and most eye-opening was with one who had bipolar disorder.
By the end of our relationship, I’d learned to ask him if there was anything I could do for him. For a while, I was offended because I felt like as his partner, I should be able to fix things.
However, sometimes the best thing you can do for someone is to just be there. Before or after depressive episodes, people with bipolar disorder get episodes of mania or hypomania.