My husband and I just celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary. There were some things I was aware of in the beginning. How could someone that had a good job never have any?We have a wonderful relationship but it has taken a lot of hard work and patience to achieve the level of contentment and symmetry we have now. I hope to educate and inspire others to find serenity and happiness in their lives, and in their marriages. The exhilaration of a new relationship to me, I realize now was just a manic phase for you. I knew he had been an alcoholic, sober for 15 years. I knew that at some points in his life he had suffered from depression and panic attacks. So I clearly didn’t go into this relationship with my eyes closed, did I?
“It brings up a lot of fears and those fears ignite the temptation not to talk about it,” acknowledges Lisa Little, MSc, a chartered psychologist in Calgary, Alberta. Little did I know I would meet the man of my dreams…and my nightmares.Recommended Reading: (affiliate links) Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder: Understanding and Helping Your Partner Take Charge of Bipolar Disorder: A 4-Step Plan for You and Your Loved Ones to Manage the Illness and Create Lasting Stability Bipolar Disorder: A Guide for Patients and Families I would love to connect with you! We are a depression chat forum featuring a chat room and information on depression, depressive disorders, bipolar disorder manic depression, and treatments for depression.We created Mixed Nuts as a haven for people who suffer from depression and need to be with others who understand the problems associated with depression.I have bipolar disorder and am also reasonably sure I have borderline. There is a stigma that those that have bi-polar disorder have drama.