You will see, from close up, the effects of mania and depression.Considering to leave the person because the disorder has become too much is common. If you want a person to change, you must first realize how hard it is to change yourself.For the Ancient Greeks, it was Athens and Sparta whose relationship was bipolar.Frankly, the older interpretation might make more sense.I will attempt to provide meaningful information for the loved ones and friends that are watching a special person in their life go through this.Watching a child, spouse, relative, or good friend traverse the spectrum of Bipolar Disorder or Depression can be incredibly painful.A person that lives with Bipolar Disorder or Depression comes to learn loss intimately.
Much of what is online is anecdotal and often badly misinformed.
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.
No matter what you do, you can never make another person happy, and while that’s hard to accept, it’s not personal.