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... My son is in his early 20's, diagnosed bipolar a year ago and lives in our home while attending college. His girlfriend is bipolar or borderline personality disorder. They are very close because they think they are the only ones that understand their illness. ... (26 replies)
... girls when things went poorly. My son accused her of cheating on him, she accused him of the same. ... (26 replies)
... talking to her would solve nothing. I must do some research and find a place to send him where they deal primarily with mental illness or a psychologist who has bipolar experience. Thanks again for listening and responding. You are good people in that you take the time to help others and I'm grateful for that. ... (26 replies)

... stars despite all my personal sacrifices. Grrr..all those wasted hours trying to help my son succeed in school, helping him with those late night deadlines, writing the narrative for him on those difficult reports in 8th grade. ... (26 replies)
... I'm afraid my son and girlfriend have finally crossed the line to where I'm ready to ask them to move out. ... (26 replies)
... I'm responding as a bipolar daughter (30) not a mom. It's your home, and you have the right to peace and serenity there. I'm bipolar, and it's my responsibility to work with my pdoc, take my medication, AND do the lifestyle stuff that helps me keep it under control--exercise regularly, stick to a regular sleep schedule, etc. which doesn't sound like they're doing. ... (26 replies)
... Digmusic, I see your point and know that's true. Once when my son was in rehab, she told him she went back with her old boyfriend, who was abusive. It really set my son to worrying. ... (26 replies)
... And if my son chooses to ignore these rules or won't abide by them...he's welcome to pack up and move out. ... (26 replies)
... s that indirectly meant he wanted to committ suicide. In 20 years... he's never done it... so it's all talk. He just wants the attention. Not saying that your son doesn't mean it... but it very well be a means of getting attention or manipulating you into doing something you don't want to do. ... (26 replies)
... This can go on for years, unfortunately...I know someone who remained in a relationship just like your son's for seven years. I think the only way your son will end it is if he meets someone else who takes her place. ... (26 replies)
... Ditto to what Rose said. Dealing with your own sick son is one thing, but you shouldn't be forced to take care of his dysfunctional girlfriend as well. ... (26 replies)
... I'm sorry you're dealing with this, and I'm wondering where the girls parents are in this whole situation? Your son and this girl are NOT in a healthy relationship, and I'm sure you know that, but it seems you are bending over backwards for this girl also (to make your son happy). If he can't take responsibility for his own actions and behavior and you're afraid of him... (26 replies)
... There is some research suggesting a link between bipolar and toxoplasmosis, so either treatment for this may help, but living independently would help him enormously. ... (26 replies)
... My son and girlfriend decided to spend a couple of days apart. That was great until she showed up on Thanksgiving, when she wasn't invited, and brought a cake. ... (26 replies)
... My son has been in rehab and hospitalized for short periods of time. ... (26 replies)
... I would say to get you and your husband counseling...it is SO important that you two present a united front with your son and keep your marriage intact. What you are doing is also a co dependent relationship and a professional can help you to change this. ... (26 replies)
... I have lived with both because my foster son has bipolar disorder and my exW has BPD. ... (12 replies)
... and speak with one of the professors to see if he knows of a good support group and therapist having skills with treating bipolar patients. You could also try calling the psych wing of the teaching hospital associated with the univ. ... (12 replies)
... he sells the pills and the cycle begins again. I suppose that bipolar is similar to sociopath? ... (28 replies)
Son-in-Law
Oct 6, 2010
... law and especially his children and wife. If the man would get on some meds he would most likely be a different person. But it is hard at first anyway to get a bipolar to take their meds for any length of time. They must accept their condition the way an addict would accept theirs. ... (5 replies)


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