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    bretsky12 posted:
    hello, i tried to post this, but i dont know if it posted, so here it is again.
    my wife is bipolar, has been well for a long time, recently discovered she has progressively been moving into hypo-mania...my daughter and i moved out of the house for two weeks...now we are back...it is very painful...difficult...and very sad...i dont know how to help her..or my daughter and myself..
    any advice or tips...
    thanks
    brett
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    LoddyA responded:
    With all due respect,you need to do something before she goes into full-blown mania.It may be hard,especially now when she's feeling so good,but i would encourage her to see her pdoc,see if s/he can help her without having to go inpatient.Good luck
     
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    mattthecat replied to LoddyA's response:
    LoddyA this is a glitch/double post. In the other duplicate post bretsky12 made it clear his wife is in full denial and is not currently interested in help.
    It is very unfortunate but in a lot of cases when some one with bipolar can not be convinced they need help or does not want help it becomes very hard to force help on them. Not impossible but very hard. I am with you I hope bretsky12 finds a way to get his wife the help she needs and deserves.
    I bumped the duplicate post to the top in case you missed it.

    Matt


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