Dating is always fraught with expectations, anxiety and disappointment. Having bipolar disorder adds layers of complication: Should I trust this new love interest with my diagnosis? What if it’s a deal breaker? If we do move forward, how will the new relationship weather my mood shifts?.
Turns out, I have bipolar II disorder. Like many others with a psychological or mood disorder, I tend to feel shame and embarrassment in the fact.
Although we have our ups and downs, dating someone with bipolar disorder isn't really that different from dating anyone else. The more you date, the higher your odds are of running across someone with this disorder. Among people who have bipolar disorder, you're far more likely to. We asked five adults with bipolar disorder to share their best dating tips and relationship advice, here's what they said.