The most difficult symptom of mania for spouses/partners is the hypersexuality in bipolar disorder. Even amongst all the chaos, hostility and upheaval that can occur, cheating can bring all the understanding and sympathy to a screeching halt.

Sex And The Manic Mind

What is this incessant need you have to prove to yourself and others that you’re sexy and desirable? It’s not good enough that you go out and flirt with other women or engage with them on social media, you have to tell me about it too. Is this a male thing? A bipolar thing? Or […] Read more…

Bipolar manic symptoms include paranoia, delusions and obsessiveness. Can mental illness and conspiracy theories be dangerous to your stability?

Mental Illness and Conspiracy Theories

As the world mourned the events in France this month, the conspiracy theorists were busy at work creating videos and writing posts to refute all information coming from the media, enforcement agencies and government press releases. Before the sirens even stopped ringing, they were uploading. Just like every other source, there is a rush to […] Read more…

It seems like everyone is talking about making changes in their lives but you seem stuck. These may be the reasons why you just can't seem to move forward.

Why You Are Not Ready For Change

A long time ago, I had a friend whose mother enjoyed reading Tarot Cards. I liked to sit and listen as she foretold my other friends’ futures but whenever it was my turn, I always declined. I knew what she was going to say. I knew she was going to tell me that I was […] Read more…

Relationships can be like a see-saw. One carries more of the load then the other at times. But constant score keeping may be ruining your relationship.

Are Scorecards Ruining Your Relationship?

At the beginning of a relationship, it is pretty common to keep scorecards. “I call/text more than he/she does.” “I said ‘I love you first.’” “I break my plans more often to be with them.” “I’m more committed to the relationship.” “I initiate sex more often.” But when the relationship becomes exclusive and it is […] Read more…

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