How Do You Get Over Your Bipolar Spouse Cheating?

There are many reasons why people cheat and unfortunately for those of us with bipolar spouses, hyper sexuality and infidelity can also be a consequence of an untreated hypomanic or hypermanic episode.

From the married, fifty year old going through a midlife crisis having a clandestine affair for months to the non-existent moral compass of a repeat, one night stand offender boyfriend, all have one thing in common; an innocent, significant other. There are many reasons why people cheat and unfortunately for those of us with bipolar […]

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7 Things Family Members Need To Know About Bipolar Mania

I hope these 7 observances will help you better understand what is going on in your family member's head when they are experiencing bipolar mania.

If you have a family member that has Bipolar Disorder, you have probably experienced the turmoil and destruction of mania. It can rip families apart and create financial burdens that are felt long after the mania has subsided. As the caregivers and support systems of a person with bipolar, we are always looking for ways […]

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How I Got My Husband Sectioned During A Bipolar Manic Episode

It wasn't easy but I did manage to get my husband put in psychiatric hospital during a hyper manic, bipolar episode.

Bipolar mania is devastating. It is physically and mentally draining on not only the patient but the entire circle of family and friends having to deal with the symptoms of a bipolar, hyper-manic episode which may include: High energy and impulsive, constant activity. High risk behaviour like speeding, gambling, using drugs, spending sprees and hypersexuality. […]

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Bipolar Disorder: The Financial Burden

The following are part of my families' financial plan. Trust me from experience when I say that you will increase the chances of your marriage surviving if you can at the very least, minimize the financial consequences.

Statistically speaking, the odds are stacked against you. In the United States and Canada, at least 40 percent of all marriages fail. But the statistics for marriages involving a person who has bipolar disorder are especially sobering—an estimated 90 percent of these end in divorce, according to a November 2003 article, “Managing Bipolar Disorder,” in […]

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Sex And The Manic Mind

The most difficult symptom of mania for spouses/partners is the hypersexuality in bipolar disorder. Even amongst all the chaos, hostility and upheaval that can occur, cheating can bring all the understanding and sympathy to a screeching halt.

What is this incessant need you have to prove to yourself and others that you’re sexy and desirable? It’s not good enough that you go out and flirt with other women or engage with them on social media, you have to tell me about it too. Is this a male thing? A bipolar thing? Or […]

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Bipolar Symptoms:Online Dating Sites And Mania

My personal experience with online dating and a bipolar person in a manic phase. Includes easy to read Bipolar Symptoms Infographic.

My husband and I just celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary. We have a wonderful relationship but it has taken a lot of hard work and patience to achieve the level of contentment and symmetry we have now. The beginning of our relationship was fun but fast. I doubt either one of us had time to […]

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