What to expect when dating someone who is bipolar

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“Someone about to go into hypomania usually becomes very productive,” she tells me.“From writing, to making phone calls, working to working out or having sex all night, it just depends on the individual.” Along with that energy burst and increased pleasure-seeking, comes the added complication of impaired judgement.As Tina puts it: “Sex never really impacts my mood; my mood impacts sex.

“This could be anything from same-sex encounters to sex in public.

It might seem all good when you’re ex is telling you they love how dirty you are, but I had a one-night-stand without using a condom that embarrasses me to this day.

I can also fall in love with someone I barely know when we are having sex.” A sexual carnival Reading through the Reddit threads and the internet’s bipolar forums about the experience of hypersexuality – it sounds like a sexual – and emotional – carnival.

A few months into our relationship, I dragged him off to sex therapy because of his seemingly uncontrollable behaviour. Up until the escort point, I’d thought that the other signs – the spending sprees, sporadic drug-taking, or staying up all night to work - were nothing more than foils to his ample creativity.

I’d always known he struggled with high and low moods.

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