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... I get the question. It's everything. People don't understand us... people cannot understand us. People can only tolerate so much, and we can only tolerate so much. ... (5 replies)
... Like Llama said, bipolar and depression affect each of us differently. I have bipolar 1 and tend to push people away when I'm manic or depressed. When I'm manic, I do it because I end up saying things I don't mean and hurting the people I care about. ... (7 replies)
... I am bipolar and work in the mental health field. I have been diagnosed for years, and did not take meds. Not that I did not need to. ... (13 replies)

... priate. Now I've been struggling to not do these things while fighting this illness but she still isn't around. I've seen on these boards that many BPs seem to push people away, which is something I've done but not because I don't want friends. ... (13 replies)
... l my past bfs understand and want to help, but I was a megalomaniac and found so many things wrong with them..when in reality I was just upset and scared that my bipolar would eventually push them away anyways! ... (11 replies)
By myself
Jan 23, 2010
... I SO hear both of you. I know how it feels to not socialize or get into a relationship. I would push people away as well to protect myself, it gets very lonely. ... (8 replies)
... I have been Bipolar for 5 years now I have tried to commit suicide many many times. most people dont realize how terrifying it is to go through these episodes. None of my family understand me, no one in my life knows what is going on. ... (16 replies)
... I have only heard about bipolar disorder with very "on the surface" details so I must admit that prior to my recent "revelations", I was very ignorant to this condition. ... (22 replies)
Newbie
Apr 7, 2008
... Hello and welcome to the boards. I am 24 and have bipolar 1. It's nice to meet you. ... (5 replies)
... to a good relationship. YES, I have a lot of trouble trusting people n yes I say I don't trust him, but fact is, he has NEVER cheated on me, he is someone who I can fall back on when I absolutely need it.......... ... (110 replies)
... Welcome to the board. Just as of a couple days ago, there are several people about your age that have started posting. ... (3 replies)
Getting attached
Dec 3, 2006
... I just wondered if anyone else with bipolar has problems with getting attached to people. ... (6 replies)
Taken a break
Oct 17, 2006
... Thanks for you reply, maybe that's a good thread, things we unintentionally do to push people away without realizing it. ... (7 replies)
... one to talk to or understand you and even in your marriage a deeper emotional connection is not there, and that you are just going through the motions. A lot of people are fairly happy to have stable simple lives, because they've always felt very at home in their beliefs and values. ... (4 replies)
... I do.But it is more because I push them away than that they leave. ... (13 replies)
... Well, Bipolar can cause stormy relationships. However, it generally depends on how that person handles their illness. Frequently, though, bipolar runs hand in hand with other mental disorders or substance abuse. Many times, it is these other issues that cause the stormy relationships. ... (13 replies)
... I've been recently diagnosed with bipolar 2 and have huge problems with it. ... (4 replies)
... I have been going out with someone who has bipolar for 13 months now. He says he has never cheated because of how partners cheating on him in the past has affected him. ... (7 replies)
Bipolar w/kids??
Dec 27, 2009
... everything... he seems perfect. but i'm not completely ignorant, i know things can change. people can change when they get married or when a baby comes into the picture. ... (17 replies)
... As difficult as it is, I would give him some space. It sounds as if he may be in a manic state. Some people with BP can become extremely irritable while manic and it appears as if this is what is happening to your boyfriend. ... (14 replies)


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