Relationships whether dating or married

24-Feb-2018 02:51

But when those episodes do occur they can wreak havoc on a relationship.

She is also chief of the department in clinical-genetic epidemiology at New York State Psychiatric Institute."I've seen dozens of couples come through the door with their marriage in tatters." Bipolar disorder "puts a huge additional strain on a relationship, particularly when you don't have a diagnosis." Having a relationship when you live with bipolar disorder is difficult. It takes work on the part of both partners to make sure the marriage survives.The first step is to get diagnosed and treated for your condition.Depression can cause the person to withdraw completely from everything -- and everyone -- around him or her."If you're a partner with someone, it's very frustrating," Haltzman says.

She is also chief of the department in clinical-genetic epidemiology at New York State Psychiatric Institute."I've seen dozens of couples come through the door with their marriage in tatters." Bipolar disorder "puts a huge additional strain on a relationship, particularly when you don't have a diagnosis." Having a relationship when you live with bipolar disorder is difficult. It takes work on the part of both partners to make sure the marriage survives.The first step is to get diagnosed and treated for your condition.Depression can cause the person to withdraw completely from everything -- and everyone -- around him or her."If you're a partner with someone, it's very frustrating," Haltzman says.But when one partner has bipolar disorder, simple stressors can reach epic proportions.