"It was an absolutely normal courtship," he recalls. During his "up" or hypomanic states, he would spend huge sums of money he didn't have.
Then he would hit the "down" side and sink into the depths of depression.
Although personal experience has shown me these online chat rooms are safe and supportive spaces, no responsibility can be taken for third party sites PLEASE NOTE: These are independent sites that have no connection with Please be careful and do not use your full name or share any identifying information. A Silver Lining is a bipolar only online chat room with good, clear guidelines and a solid track record of support for the bipolar community.
A very cool feature is that they provide much needed resources for young people.
The bphope forum provided by bp Magazine is a fabulous bipolar chat room with a fresh and creative feel.
The bipolar chat room is just one feature of the site, and it is VERY easy to use.
Unfortunately however, many of the online chat rooms that promote themselves to bipolar people have other agendas – for example lots of advertising and selling, or adult chat that fuels bipolar symptoms, leading to bipolar mania or even infidelity.
The chat rooms suggested here are online chat rooms I personally prefer because they are genuinely run for the benefit of the bipolar community, and do not encourage adult chat.
BIPOLAR & HYPERSENSITIVITY Hypersensitivity to cues in the environment—clutter, annoying noises, even the wrong kind of fabric--can trigger or be part of a mood episode.
This includes a message board that is open to all ages, and which also has a “Teen Talk” forum.
There are also links to 3 chat rooms suitable for under 18s with no adult chat.
*Throughout the article, reference is made to 'he' or 'she' when talking about a person who is bipolar.
It can be either, and using one term or the other is merely for the sake of convenience.
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“I said, ‘I understand if you want to run out the door and never see me again, but I’d like to continue our date and tell you everything I can about my diagnosis and how I manage my illness,’” Hope recalls. He could not have been more positive and agreed to give our relationship a chance.” Dating is always fraught with expectations, anxiety and disappointment.