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Excessive spending is common among bipolar sufferers and many do not realize it until their credit cards are cut off and their bank accounts have run dry, and by this time it is often too late to save your credit or protect your family from financial ruin. It is also important to realize the excessive spending is completely different from compulsive shopping, and there are easy ways for you and your health care provider to make the right diagnosis so you can start receiving an effective treatment. In this article you will learn the differences between the disorders, along with ways to prevent your uncontrollable spending sprees. Simply because you have a bipolar disorder you are not automatically excused from your manic episodes and this includes your over spending, which can be treated and prevented as part of your treatment and therapy so you don't have to experience the deep depression that usually follows an unrestrained spree.
Not all relationships end in divorce or families end up being ruined due to one or both partners suffering from a bipolar disorder, and recent statistics seem to show that it is possible to have a healthy and loving marriage and family life even when manic symptoms begin to appear. In this article you will find the tips and tools that you need to understand how the disorder can affect the relationships in your life, and the manic feelings that can occur when a marriage ends in divorce. Simply learning that not all marriages end in divorce due to a bipolar disorder can dramatically improve your relationship's chances, and when you add the knowledge included in this article you might find that you are your partner are happier. Taking a few minutes to read this important information can not only prevent divorce and save your marriage, it can also help you on your road to managing and controlling your bipolar symptoms.
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It is important to understand that lying is not a clinical symptom that is normally required to be diagnosed with a bipolar disorder nor is this condition an excuse for your frequent lies, it is however a common problem experienced by some sufferers that can be brought on by certain manic behaviors. In this article you will finally be able to find some of the answers to your simple question of why it is so difficult for you to stop lying, and how to tell the difference between the various types of untruths. You have probably been taught that a little white lie to spare someone's feelings is okay, but this article will point out the dangers associated with these tiny fibs and how it can quickly escalate into a larger problem that could end up affecting your relationships. The more you know about lying and its ties to your bipolar disorder the easier it will be for you to finally break the cycle.
Money and tight finances are a common problem in many households but it can be even more difficult to make ends meet when you are dealing with a bipolar disorder. Manic episodes like gambling and over spending are common and many people who suffer from these debilitating mood swings are often unable to hold a job and need to turn to other sources to find the money they need to pay their bills, and most importantly so they can afford their treatments and medications. In this article you will find ideas on ways to safely and legally earn an extra income, along with tips on how to apply for assistance and curb your over spending habits. You will also learn how to manage your money and get out of debt, along with how to protect your family from financial ruin that could be caused by your bipolar disorder.
It is difficult enough for partners of a bipolar spouse to deal with the emotional highs and lows associated with this disorder and while there is plenty of research that highlights the effects these symptoms can have on a marriage, it can be difficult to find information that details how the manic behavior can affect the rest of your family. In particular children of bipolar parents may find it difficult and even embarrassing to deal with a parent who has this mental health condition, it can be almost impossible for a younger child or teenager to accept that both their mother and father have this disorder. This article will help explain how these mood swings can affect your entire family, especially children who might have difficulty understanding the nature of the illness and why it can cause their parents to behave in an irrational manner. When your entire family is able to understand your condition, you will often find it easier to manage your symptoms.
Chances are if you are suffering from a bipolar disorder you already know most of the factors that can trigger a manic episode and one of the most common is money, or your lack thereof. Constant worries about money can increase your risks of developing manic depression or cause you to become frustrated and simply give up trying to make ends meet on your limited salary. While money problems might not be uncommon regardless of your emotional and physical health when you are dealing with a bipolar disorder it can actually become a threat to your well being. In this article you will find tips and information on how you can earn an extra income safely and legally, along with ways to make your money last longer. Simply removing your constant money worries can help lessen the frequency of your manic attacks, while also improving your general health.
One of the first things you need to do before reading this article is to pull out your treatment contract and go over it with your spouse, before the issue of infidelity comes up and ruins an otherwise beautiful relationship. Infidelity is unfortunate and is often blamed on manic behavior and hyper sexuality, but this is usually difficult to explain as a reason to your partner no matter how understanding they may usually be. This article not only provides you with the necessary information explaining why your symptoms might lead you to consider cheating, along with helpful tips and methods that can prevent you from acting out on this destructive behavior. Not only will you learn that you can't blame your bipolar disorder for all of your bad choices, especially when there are several successful treatments available, but this article will help you understand how your choices can affect your life and relationships.