My advice to those who live with bipolar disorder and ready to enter the dating world is to make sure you are confident in yourself.
Do not assume you are the underdog because you live with a mental health condition.
Bipolar disorder is a part of me, and I am not ashamed of my condition, in fact, it is the opposite, I embrace it.
Dating someone with a boyfriend
Slowly he began to use my diagnosis of bipolar against me.
In his mind, everything I said or did was a result of my mood disorder.
Remind yourself of that on a daily basis, and go into dating feeling proud of your differences.
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