Essential tips for living with a bipolar partner

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For 20 years we’ve been dealing with it. In the early days, we didn’t know what “it” was. We didn’t know why my spouse flew high on so many days then crashed into valleys of oblivion for many more. We didn’t know why drinking was such a problem for her.

Even when we were told “it” was bipolar disorder, we still didn’t understand what we were dealing with. We believed it might go…