It is a challenging proposition to maintain a healthy relationship with someone who is mentally ill.
Bipolar individuals often experience mood swings in which they vacillate between being manic and depressed.
When you love someone who suffers from bipolar disorder, you are exposed to every aspect of the illness.
My girlfriend is not a burden, her BPD is.” Paddy’s story isn’t a fairytale romance.
For most, it may hold little that feels inspirational.
But successfully dating someone with BPD requires more than knowing it is possible or receiving validation that it can be hard—it requires understanding exactly how the illness affects someone’s perception of themselves and their interactions with partners.