He eventually signed the house over to his wife to protect her and his two young children.
Finally, he says, "She asked me to leave because she couldn't live with the illness anymore." When people get into a relationship, they're looking for stability, says Scott Haltzman, MD.
It's not impossible, and it can be incredibly loving and rewarding, but it can also be a real challenge.
Since being bipolar means more emotional highs and lows, the potential for melt-downs and explosions is greater when dating than in a 'normal' situation.
I´m not that way but that does function with bipolars, or do you loose them completely.Community Q&A Bipolar disorder can be tough for the person affected; some people learn to control it, some don't, but it's important to understand how they're affected and how you can help them.Dating someone with bipolar is no different to dating anyone else.When Jim Mc Nulty, 58, of Burrillville, Rhode Island, got married in the 1970s, everything seemed fine at first."It was an absolutely normal courtship," he recalls. During his "up" or hypomanic states, he would spend huge sums of money he didn't have.