I believe you’ll find the book useful for your situation. Arming yourself with the knowledge of what Borderlines and Bipolar individuals want in a relationship will set you on a new path. I’m not a big fan of the mainstream media, which includes the relationship advice you find on these big branded websites.But I do read them from time to time so I can see what kind of crap they’re preaching to you…We want intimacy, understanding, and ultimately, love.
After all, is it the person who is bipolar, or is it the relationship?
Regardless of these semantic problems, let’s go with the first definition and discuss the issues that arise in relationships with people who have bipolar disorder.
Sometimes the best support you can offer is just being there.
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.
Instead, things he usually enjoyed just served as reminders to him of how terrible he felt.