Signs a Loved One with Bipolar Disorder Needs Help

1. Current behaviors are not in line with past behaviors. For example, – a person who has been empathetic throughout life suddently becomes selfish and callous and says, “I don’t love you and never have! You are finally seeing the real me!”

2. They stop paying attention to what has always been important. This can include being with their children. People who once cared about helping animals will forget to feed them or might kick them for example.

3. They don’t listen. And when you point this out, you are always the one with the problem.

4. They simply can’t see that they they are doing or are about to do isn’t going to end well.

Julie

1 comment to Signs a Loved One with Bipolar Disorder Needs Help

  • Glad I saw this. I have been exhibiting the first couple of behaviors. I thought I was just being a big A hole. Thanks for bringing these symptoms to my attention. How do I get help for them? Talk to my doctor (psych)? Thanks.

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