Emotion Regulation and Dating with Bipolar Disorder (Video)

October 29, 2011 Tracey Lloyd

Many people aren't good at relationships, particularly at the beginning. What might be a time of excitement and optimism for the average person can turn to anxiety and depression for someone with bipolar. In this blog post, I compare the feelings I experience during the beginning of a relationship - in this case, with Erik, a new love interest - with the mood fluctuations of bipolar disorder.

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Author: Tracey Lloyd

April, 11 2014 at 11:16 am

I fell in love with a woman with bipolar I am reading a lot to help me butt don't know how to use what I know can some one help me with this...

October, 30 2011 at 9:53 am

You are explaining this very well. and btw this is random but i love your lipstick!

October, 30 2011 at 3:53 am

Excellent topic. I get the same thing. I would love to date and I have schizoaffective disorder and for all the reasons that you mentioned, it brings me stress and I have chosen for quite some time to not date. Although I have met several terrific guys that I did not respond to or pursue even when they expressed an interest many times first - I found it too overwhelming to deal with them in the midst of a vast array of unpredictable symptoms etc. I regret that terribly. Thanks for speaking out.

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