Dating someone with bipoloar
According to, dbsalliance.org, in the United States alone, "5.7 million adults have been diagnosed with bipolar disorders, which means that 2.6% of Americans aged 18 or older live with this illness every day".
There are many treatments available for bipolar disorder including medication such as Lithium, which does help about half of the bipolar population, but it has also been proven that peer, "...support group(s) improved treatment compliance by almost 86% and reduced in-patient hospitalization.
We ask you to, along with your medically approved treatment, meet, greet, share and support with others who are dealing with this illness.
The hope of is to limit the harm that bipolar disorder can inflict by offering this peer support network; by connecting people around the world to one another in order to share your fears, medication management and possible side-effects, therapies, joys and sorrows.
Dating during your twenties is an experience in itself, but when you live with a severely stigmatized condition like bipolar disorder, dating can really be a challenge.(DBSA, 1999)" If you have been diagnosed with a bipolar disorder, we welcome you to this bipolar disorders peer support network.