Question: Should I date someone with bipolar?

Ups and downs are normal in any healthy relationship, but a mental illness like bipolar disorder can incorporate unique challenges that can be difficult to manage. When youre dating someone with a mental illness, the relationship can feel like an emotional roller coaster.

Why do people with bipolar ruin relationships?

Manic episodes A person with bipolar disorder may disagree with their partner more easily during a manic episode. Risk taking behaviors, such as spending sprees or binge drinking, may happen during a manic episode. These behaviors may create tension within a relationship.

Can a person with bipolar drink alcohol?

It is not recommended to drink when you suffer from bipolar disorder, as uncomfortable and unwanted episodes can occur from any amount you may drink.

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