Wait until you feel comfortable, and believe that the other person deserves to hear about that part of your life.Know that you are a capable and unique individual who has something special to add to another person’s life.The fact is, we all have issues, whether you live with bipolar disorder or not.
Living with bipolar disorder gives you a very different perspective on the world around you. We behave based on what we feel, not necessarily what we know is right or wrong.Dating during your twenties is an experience in itself, but when you live with a severely stigmatized condition like bipolar disorder, dating can really be a challenge.As a 28-year-old mental health advocate who is publicly open about her life with bipolar II disorder, I have often experienced stigma in my dating life.Remind yourself of that on a daily basis, and go into dating feeling proud of your differences.
I am supposedly dating a guy whose was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. I supported him after the breakdown and now he his totally different. Most likely, in my opinion, his Bipolar Disorder played a big role in his divorce.
Bipolar disorder is a part of me, and I am not ashamed of my condition, in fact, it is the opposite, I embrace it.