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    Crystal7475 posted:
    I have been with my hubby for 18 years and before 2009, I always blamed his crazy episodes on drinking, but since he has become sober he still has them. He gets angry for no reason and acts so terrible. I am trying to get him into the doctor but he tells me he wants help but then doesn't try. I know he is BP. I have read so many things on it and he has all the symptoms. I am so worn out and tired of walking on eggshells. Any suggestions of what to do?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi Crystal7475. First off, you are not alone. So many others have experienced this with their loved ones.

    It is frustrating when a loved one is clearly suffering from a medical condition or a mental health issue, and they don't attempt to get the help that they need.

    However, someone living with someone who exhibits behavior like how you described, needs to also seek an outlet. Don't be afraid to find a doctor or a mental health professional to talk to for yourself, and maybe he will follow suit.

    Here is an article about how to navigate a relationship when someone in the relationship has bipolar disorder. It may have some helpful tips:

    http://www.webmd.com/bipolar-disorder/guide/bipolar-romantic-relationships-dating-and-marriage


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