Loving someone with bipolar disorder: understanding & helping your partner
Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder is a first of its kind book--written specifically for the partner of a person with bipolar disorder. If you have a loved one with bipolar, you know how disruptive and straining this disorder can be to your relationship. You may experience feelings of fear, loss, and anxiety as well as a constant uncertainly about your loved one's ever-changing moods.
This book is designed to help you overcome the unique challenges of loving someone with bipolar disorder. With the supportive and helpful information, strategies, and real-life examples contained here, you'll have all the tools you need to create a loving, healthy, and close relationship.
Find out how to:Identify which coping approaches work and which do not Recognize and transform a "bipolar conversation" Use new strategies to help manage episodic crises Survive the financial turbulence manic spending may cause Deal with problematic sexual issues Increase closeness and stability in your relationship
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Maintaining a relationship is hard enough without the added challenges of your partner's bipolar disorder symptoms. Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder offers information and step-by-step advice for helping your partner manage mood swings and impulsive actions, allowing you to finally focus on enjoying your relationship while also taking time for yourself. This book explains the symptoms of your partner's disorder and offers strategies for preventing them and responding to these symptoms when they do occur.
This updated edition includes a new section about the medications your partner may be taking so that you can understand the side effects and help monitor his or her bipolar treatment. As a supportive partner, you deserve support yourself. This book will help you create a more balanced, fulfilling relationship.
Improve your relationship by learning how to:
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|subject_facet||Manic-depressive illness, Manic-depressive illness -- Popular works, Manic-depressive persons -- Family relationships, Manic-depressive persons -- Family relationships -- Popular works|
|title_display||Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding & helping your partner|
|title_full||Loving Someone with Bipolar Disorder Understanding and Helping Your Partner, Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding & helping your partner / Julie A. Fast, John D. Preston, Loving someone with bipolar disorder : understanding & helping your partner / Julie A. Fast, John D. Preston|
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|title_sub||understanding & helping your partner|
|topic_facet||Family relationships, Manic-depressive illness, Manic-depressive persons, Nonfiction, Psychology, Self-Improvement|