Bipolar may up the ante in a romance that is new

Bipolar may up the ante in a romance that is new

But success still comes down to finding a fit that is good.

Hope dated a few guys her mental health an issue after she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder II in 2004, but none of the relationships lasted long enough to make.

Whenever Hope, 45, developed emotions for a local restaurateur in 2009, she knew she would need to communicate with him about her diagnosis before things got serious.

“I happened to be worked up about this blossoming relationship and enamored with this specific guy, ” recalls Hope, a freelance communications consultant in Denver, Colorado. “But I remember thinking, ‘He’s planning to panic whenever I make sure he understands We have bipolar disorder. ’”

The “when and how” decision had been removed from her arms whenever her new love dropped a bombshell: their soon-to-be ex had bipolar along with her illness had been one explanation they certainly were divorcing. Read More