I have been dating a great guy for 19 months. He told me he was bipolar and diligently takes his meds and sees a therpist. Recently has high stress from daughter drama - 24 yr old lives very close by and youngest 21 moved back home after getting in trouble with the law. He has almost completely shut me out.... no emotion in any rare text I may get, rarely see each other maybe once a week for a few hours if I go over there, doesnt seem to realize/care/notice how he is treating me. doesnt ask me about myself,my sons, work, what my schedule is etc. He is like a totally different person. I tried after 5 weeks of this treatment, to bring up the subject last week and he snapped at me. I let it go....havent seen him in 9 days now...a text here and there. I am thinking that he is having a major episode because he is under a lot of stress.
I work with people with special needs, including bi-polar. I have seen and dealt with the manic the depression the anger. But the way my boyfriend is toward me and I didnt do anything at all I have never seen. So wondering if this is part of the illness.
I feel very rejected and dont know how long I am supposed to be patient.... someone please advise me... kalm63View Thread
My boyfriend of 19 months is diligent about taking his meds and does see a therapist. He is having daughter drama( 2 daughters , the 21 yr old just moved back home 24 yr old lives close by). He has emotionally cut me off, is in limited contact with me. When I attempted to discuss it with him after 5 weeks of being pushed to the side, figuring he needed space and time to adjust to his daughter movie home ( with her own issues) he snapped at me. I let it go. I am now thinking since he is totally not the man I have known for 19 months that this is an episode of him being bipolar. I do not want to ask any of his family members because that may come back at me ( from him). Help please....View Thread