This type of crazy comes with a diagnosis that often goes unnoticed until your heart is going for broke.
Terms like psycho, narcissist, and OCD get thrown around.
Looking back on it now, it was a direct manipulation and it worked, because I showed up at his door that evening. I wish I had done my research prior to my involvement with him instead of learning as I went along and although I know not all bipolarâs are the same I would like to post the warning signs I ignored and say that if anyone here is considering getting involved with someone with this illness be prepared to face a lifetime of pain. Very little french kissing or touching in general, but otherwise acted very sexual. 4.) wrote me an e-mail of things he expected of me and from the relationship early on including marriage and children. 5.) told me he âloved meâ after our 5th date 6.) clearly by now he is in a full manic stage.
He wrote me back an e-mail which made me feel horribly guilty.
We are a welcoming community that understands the trials and pitfalls of managing a mental illness.
Find friends or seek romantic relationships knowing that everyone on this site has some form of mental illness. Boy were they expensive and when I did get a date (didn't happen a lot) things got complicated when it came to disclosing my illness.
I am writing this for anyone who is dating someone that is bipolar or is thinking about dating someone that is bipolar.
I wish I had done more research prior to my involvement with my ex-fiancÃ©e.