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“Pretending [the illness] doesn’t exist is more likely to cause problems in the relationship.” When telling a prospective partner that you have bipolar, Little suggests sharing details about how the illness affects your behavior, including symptoms of mania, hypomania and depression, as well as emphasizing how you manage the disorder.

It’s important to recognize that your date probably will have concerns—some legitimate, some stigma-induced—about getting involved with someone who has a chronic mental illness.

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As Fredrik Ecklund states in his great book The Sell, the world today is much different than it was just 5 years ago.

Sara was twenty-seven, and what people used to call a wag: smart, quick-witted, encyclopedic.

She could recount every failed Everest expedition in mesmerizing detail -- the sort of a talent I would expect of a rock climber, not someone who'd never gone camping. Then I found out."There's something you should know about me," she said, a couple of hours into the date. I tried to remember if I'd sipped from her drink."I'm bipolar," she said."Good," I replied.

Or in the worst case, your partner has both BPD and Bipolar (which is exactly what my first long-term girlfriend was dealing with, along with anxiety attacks).

I’ve also recorded a video on Youtube going over this article along with some additional insights.