These steps should hopefully help you feel a little more confident and put aside any worries you may have.
3) Do appreciate the wondrous variety that bipolar disorder bestows.
And because we've known what it's like to struggle, we are generous with our empathy.
If you love someone with this illness, you are only a heartbeat away from sharing these treasures. It's scary when symptoms manifest, and it's frustrating for everyone when they don't go away.
I'm frequently asked, "What's the best way to love someone with bipolar disorder?
" Usually the person asking me has the traces of a frown on his face. We're not the easiest bunch in the world, the 5.7 million of us with bipolar disorder.