Dating someone who is bipolar side effects
It starts off with me doing everything I'm supposed to without much effort. reorganizing my closet even though I have to be at work early. There's that 'sweet spot' you hit before everything goes out of control where you're productive, extroverted, chatty, creative, you feel great and at the top of your game — but it's not like that all the time. And going from such an extreme high to such an extreme low is exhausting." —Anonymous via email "The depression inevitably comes to break up the party, and when it does it feels like the worst it's ever been every single time.When you're manic it's hard to even remember you could possibly have been depressed before because you feel so good in that moment, and when you're depressed it's impossible to believe you've experienced happiness in your life." —Reese Smith via Facebook "Mixed episodes are a special kind of hell where depression and mania are happening at the same time.A depressive episode can include feelings of sadness, loneliness, and low self-esteem.Someone in a depressive state may lose interest in things they typically enjoy, have difficulty concentrating, sleep less or more, or have suicidal thoughts.They walk on eggshells around me, because they think that if they do/say one wrong thing, I'll explode. We're your siblings, classmates, hell, maybe even your significant other!
when the war between my moods is absolutely trying to debilitate me at the deepest level.You might be surprised to learn that it's not just classified by out-of-control highs or suicidal lows; a lot of the time it's a mix of some pervasive melancholy in between.The other two certainly happen, but they aren't always recognizable in day-to-day life for the untrained eye." —Sara via email "When I'm having a manic episode, I'm unstoppable.Someone in a manic state may have racing thoughts, talk faster than normal, not sleep, or behave in impulsive, risky, or dangerous ways (like spending lots of money, having risky sex, stealing things, etc.).A hypomanic episode is similar to a manic episode but is typically shorter and less severe.