Family and Friends

If your child, spouse, sibling, boyfriend, girlfriend, partner, parent, or friend is bipolar, you suffer almost as much as they do. Here are some things to help you understand.

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Why the language makes things worse. Here's why. Also, why not to try to cheer us up.See more stuff in the Depression section of the website.
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What we bipolar / depressed people experience


Holidays and Family Gatherings


Our Diagnosis and Drugs


What Should We Tell Other People


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