Mania doesn’t mean we’re going crazy, that we’re going to do something absolutely absurd or that we’re going to get violent or be incredibly nasty to you.Mania often means we’re thinking about things at a fast pace, having ‘great ideas’ every other second and thinking we can rule the world. For example, doing things like getting tattoos or piercings that we may not have thought about beforehand or spending a lot of money.
I’m glad there are so many people interested in this topic. Are there rules for dating a person with bipolar disorder?There's an excitement about not ever being able to predict the emotional weather; but it calls on all your relationship skills.So here are a few tips on how to "handle" a bipolar person, chosen simply because they reflect how I myself would like to be treated.In other words, the person with the disorder seemed quite close and caring and affectionate one day.The next, they were distant and curt and even mean. Please, don’t ever ask the person with bipolar disorder whether or not they are taking their medicine as prescribed nor if their symptoms are flaring up.We want intimacy, understanding, and ultimately, love.