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I Married Bipolar

I married someone who is BiPolar 123 People

    I'm Not Sure Anymore. - I'm married to a man that just got diagnosed bipolar. Our fights are vicous, and horrible. They never end. I'm not sure medication will help or if its...
    surfaces surfaces 26-30 2 Responses Mar 25, 2010

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    Deployed and Trying to Help Her Fight It - I'm in the military and my fiancee has bipolar. I have depression and anxiety disorder. When we're together our issues are very calm and...
    sterlingsinner sterlingsinner 22-25 1 Response Mar 31, 2009

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    Understanding the Spouse Who Is Bi-polar - My husband is Bi-Polar.  On our first date, he told me and it did not scare me away.  I work in the Mental Health Field, so I...
    PeedeeDog PeedeeDog 12919 9 Responses Jun 12, 2008

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    My Story - Well she seemed pretty "normal"  but then so did I (i think) we met and married with in a few months. sh knew she was depressed but it wasnt til we had been...
    doccornejo doccornejo 36-40 1 Response Apr 11, 2010

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    Tired Of The Many Mood Swings - I AM A 40 YEAR WIFE AND MOM WITH TWO BEAUTIFUL CHILDREN WHO DON'T DESERVE MY MANY MOOD SWINGS.  I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH BI-POLAR ABOUT 9...
    ladynisi ladynisi 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 15, 2010

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    My Bi Polar GF Wants Kids??? - I've been living with someone with BiPolar disorder for 3 years. She loves me very much, I know this for sure, but the ups and downs are so drastic...
    FallingIn FallingIn 36-40, M 3 Responses May 19, 2013

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    Am I a Sucker? - My wife and I met five years ago when we were both 35 years old. She told me on our first date that she was a rapid cycling bipolar but had not been hospitalized...
    tym tym 36-40 4 Responses May 30, 2008

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    Tired - After nearly 20 years of marriage, some good some not, my wife - whom had a brief relapse after 23 years of sobriety last summer - was diagnosed bipolar. The doctor told...
    Weary Weary 46-50 2 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    My wife is bipolar. She can not work because of the side effects of all her meds. She is also constantly dealing with one physical issue after another. For the last few years it's...
    fdt93 fdt93 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2013

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    The Bipolar ******** - I met my wife a year and a half ago. She was dating a friend of mine, we met, hit it off; the rest as they say is history. I knew she was bipolar and...
    loki loki 26-30, M 4 Responses Nov 5, 2007

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    Bi Polar Or Borderline Personality Disorder Husband. - It has been a 4 year roller coster ride and now I don't know who is crazy. we have moved 6 times, 4 or which we have been...
    DreamGyrl33 DreamGyrl33 31-35, F May 31, 2012

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    Final Advice 2 You , RUN From Bipolar Spouse. Never Look Back - Bipolar divorce occurs in an alarming 90 % of marriages in which one partner is suffering from bipolar disorder...
    MonirZaman MonirZaman 41-45, M 4 Responses May 14, 2013

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    I Think It May Be Happening Again. - My wife, I've known her for 12 years, we've been married for 8 years. Almost 3 years ago she was diagnosed Atypical Bipolar by 2 seperate...
    DeadMonikor DeadMonikor 31-35, M 3 Responses Jun 15, 2009

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    Just Hanging On - The post by iluvu was absolutely right about the part that you have to remember and love the true person they are inside. I did not know about my husband's...
    seekingsunshine seekingsunshine 41-45 4 Responses Aug 5, 2008

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    My Last Year, In A Nutshell - I have been with my husband for almost 10 years and I am just now beginning to realize exactly how bad it is, even though the last year with him was...
    zacem zacem 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2009

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    My Husband Is Bipolar - I met my husband while I was in college 10 years ago.  We've been together ever since.  He was always that man that wanted everyone to have fun...
    BocaKel BocaKel 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2008

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    As Far As I Can Tell - The psychologist never admitted it and the psychiatrist didn't say it, but I wondered about my husband being bipolar for some time when the doctor finally rx...
    zacem zacem 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 3, 2008

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    My Wife - The love of my life is mildly bipolar....and she also has BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder) which complicates matters. She is a wonderful woman with a big heart and...
    IndyJoe IndyJoe 41-45, M 5 Responses Jul 21, 2008

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    Bipolar Me And My Family Broken - my story may be the same as eveyone elses. i had been married for twenties years. to a really wonderful man. imperfect but a good man just the...
    terry1962 terry1962 46-50 3 Responses Sep 2, 2011

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    What Do I Do Now? - This is my very first time entering this site, so forgive me in advance for rambling.  I recently got diagnosed about a year ago now. I have actually had...
    KELLBELLEY KELLBELLEY 36-40 3 Responses Jul 7, 2008

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    My Story Title, Oh I Mean, Is This Thing On? - I married a Bipolar, wait a minute, I am the Bipolar. Does this disorder raise hell with your marriage? Yep. It is a nasty game we...
    72935opensit 72935opensit 56-60, M Sep 24, 2012

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    Married With Kids - Im 31 years old and have been married 12 years to my husband who suffers from bipolar disorder. I never wanted to bring kids into the situation but he...
    Bbiskupovich Bbiskupovich 31-35 1 Response Nov 15, 2010

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    Being Bipolar Ruins Everything But It Doesn't Have To If People Would Understand - I have been married 4 times!  Each husband knew I was bipolar and said oh sure I know what...
    gigi1982 gigi1982 46-50 3 Responses Dec 7, 2010

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    MY Bipolar Help Drive My Wife Away - BIPOLAR SUCKS IT IS A BAD BAD MAN THAT LIVES IN ME I TALK NICE ONE TIME THE OTHER IM A ******* I TAKE 300MG OF LITIUM AND I STILL HAVE A BAD...
    KEVIN1971 KEVIN1971 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    I Married a Bipolar - Didn't know at the time....she wasn't diagnosed until after 20 yrs.  Lousy medical care, lots of suffering....but lots of fun and joy too. Most...
    patience patience 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 10, 2006

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    Can't Leave Bp Wife, She Is Too Sick To Survive On Her Own - Over the last half of our 28 years, my wife has slowly descended into a terrible psychosis that doctors can't help...
    drfranko drfranko 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 4, 2012

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    Just Not Sure... - My husband and I will be married for two years in November.  I knew my husband was bipolar before we were married.  Lately it seems that he is in...
    tdd tdd 26-30 2 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    Hi - i am married to someone who is bi polar , I do not know a lot about the disease except for the mood swings and the highs and lows . That is why I joined this group to learn...
    marthatalley9 marthatalley9 26-30, F Apr 21, 2012

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    Just Diagnosed. - My husband and I met 5 and a half years ago. We are both still young. I am 22 and he is 25. We love each other dearly and about a year ago he was diagnosed bi...
    msdvd msdvd 22-25 Apr 10, 2008

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    Loneliness In Bp Marriage - What does one do about the loneliness in a BP marriage? Any advice? Twenty-years of very difficult marriage, virtually all responsibility for earning...
    Babino Babino 41-45 5 Responses Jul 29, 2010

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    I Married a Bipolar - when i first met my husband he was a happy man with lots of dreams . he was in med school studying to be a doctor . we  got married and then we argued...
    jessinpain jessinpain 26-30, F 6 Responses Jun 12, 2007

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    I Married A Woman That Is Bi-polar - I was married on April 09,2009.Everything was good for a month.Then My wife started accusing Me of affairs,became very possessive & jealous. I...
    Ricky28777 Ricky28777 36-40 1 Response May 17, 2012

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    Married to Bipolar - Like alot of people I didnt know that my husband is bipolar in the beginning of our relationship. Until after 5 years later that he got diagnosed and started...
    iluvu iluvu 26-30 3 Responses Jan 13, 2008

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    50 Million Moods - I met my husband my freshman year at college. He was fun and exciting, loved trying new things and was always nudging me to try a new food or adventure. As...
    vivalavida vivalavida 31-35 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Wife Is Bipolar And Borderline Personality Disorder...still Stand By My Vows. - Contrary to what we have been through and what many have said, I'm still committed and love my wife...
    drewtexas drewtexas 41-45, M 7 Responses Jul 26, 2010

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    I met him 36 years ago, he was 17, I was 15. We dated a couple of years and broke up, went our separate ways. I got married when I was 27, had 2 kids. After 22 years of marriage...
    SweetPeaLove SweetPeaLove 51-55, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I have Bipolar. Medication is needed just to maintain the title 'normal'. Average teenager? Try, average Bipolar teen. If I accidentally mix a dosage of my medication I will go...
    morganmavina morganmavina 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am not sure I like the title of this experience. I do have bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed at 21 with bipolar disorder, and have been struggling with my diagnosis, and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 23

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    My boyfriend is 17 and is bipolar we have a long distance relationship and I love him so much he is the first guy I have ever felt this strong about. I am bisexual so to fall for...
    deadspiritied deadspiritied 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I am suffering from manic depression.I have been depressed for almost my whole entire life it is destroying important relationships.I have too many mental illnesses I was in denial...
    xxsadisticbitchxx xxsadisticbitchxx 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I was diagnosed with BiPolar depression along with anxiety disorder several years ago. It's taken years for the doctors to find the right balance of medications that help(not cure...
    bethrichards bethrichards 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    Most days, when I was younger, I knew I was different in many ways. Right now I'm diagnosed with four mental disorders(yay me not 😒) and bipolar was the last one I found out...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I'm bipolar and it sucks major ****. I'm limited to what I can and can't do because of the way I feel all the time. My mood changes so rapidly and its taking over my life. My...
    bxttlebxrn bxttlebxrn 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I have a bipolar partner. We are both 19 and in 6th form. Its difficult to describe the disorder and how its taken a toll on our relationship. But I can try, this is not a self...
    anonymous1104 anonymous1104 18-21 5 days ago

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    I am bipolar. I see a doctor these times to make me diagnose and my father is also bipolar. I am certain of being too. Unfortunately, I had drugs problems in the past which have...
    thinordie thinordie 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    I'm a bipolar sufferer. It can be extremely difficult at times, especially at school when I'm around so many people at once. It has affected many aspects of my life and I'm sure...
    SoKLe SoKLe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I just recently discovered that I had bipolar disorder I was feel really down and having issues with my meds and my mom decided to take me to a phycyatrist, I'm so thankful to this...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    i was diagnosed when i was only 13. but i dont feel any different from other people. well maybe i do... i knew other people didnt constanty feel depressed, or so hyper they thought...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Here is a very sad story. I have bipolar. I am allergic to all bipolar medications and they cause me to have an adverse reactions. Lithium caused me to act insane and created...
    ruanbe ruanbe 18-21 Apr 5

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    Can someone help me understand what a manic episode can be like? I understand manic episodes can vary widely depending on the person. I have a great friend in high school who I met...
    LovesWarrior LovesWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    A QUESTION I'm not sure I can answer. It's this. Please think about it. Bipolar disorder can be and is so disruptive and crazy and wild - and so suicidally depressing at times...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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