For people that do not know what Bipolar disorder is, it is not the same as mood swing. It is a psychological illness that causes states of hypermania and states of severe depression. People with this condition tend to talk a lot and I am the kind of person that detests having to listen to someone talk too much.
There are times she wakes me up from sleep and I am a bit of an insomanic, I never sleep until the time is around 4 in the morning so it irritates me when she does that and the reason to talk about something so you probably know how annoying that is for me. And she is also very dirty and I hate dirty things with my life.
I try to understand her plight because I also go through therapy for anxiety and anger management and I want people to understand and not downplay my mental health but she does some things I feel like she's only doing them consciously so she can blame it on her illness and at the same time, she might not be doing those things intentionally but she's driving me out of my mind. I feel like one of these days I might end up doing or saying something that will really hurt her and probably land me in jail.
Does anyone have any knowledge in handling people like her?
There is no better option than to report that to her parents. She needs to see a psycho-therapist as soon as possible and she will get anti-depressants or it could get worse because people with Bipolar disorder end up as substance abusers and eventually commit suicide most of the times.
You wouldn't want that to happen. Would you?
Everybody has a problem he or she cannot solve his or herself, the person needs someone that will talk to them, give them an advice on how to live a good and healthy life, that is why she has you, give her an advice, talk to her and make her understand that being dirty is not good rather than pushing her away
My dear i understand what you are going through its not her fault she is going through this disorder continue been supportive towards her. Talk to her about cleanliness please don't say anything that will worsen her case you still kindly tell her she can look for somewhere else to stay or talk to her parents about it..
There is a limit to tolerance, frustration and even patience, but please just endure for the mean time okay?..
i can relate to what she’s going through right now and i completely understand why she does all these because i used to be depressed too
People with this disorder really need attention, its not there fault, they cant help it, it’s just how it’s works..i know most people will say you should take her to a pysco-therapist, but that can only help to some extent, you also have to play your part by giving her the attention she needs..
please i beg you, dont ever say anything that will hurt her, it will only complicate the matter as people with this disorder take trivia things more personally and im sure it’s not your goal..
Having a bipolar disorder is a very bad thing...one with a bipolar disorder finds it difficult to relate with people around...finds it difficult to make friends.....finds it difficult to find help....anyone with a bipolar disorder that goes into a marriage can loose the marriage at the end of it all.....so I advised anyone with bipolarity disorder should be careful
They're ways we relate with anyone with a bipolar disorder tho.....by going to then during their calm time and tell them recent things they did that was wrong...
What they're supposed to do and what not to
I guess that helps
To successfully live with people that have this bipolar disorder you have to be super tolerance. You need to calm down, sit him or her down and talk to her in caring way, this will help reduce the effect. Another way is to advise her parents to make arrangement for medical assistance.
if it's that bad i advise you to move out because if can't stand her and at the same time you have anger management issues you should be around people that will help you to heal and not the one that might make you have an outburst again so politely leave before you do something to her
Be calm and easy with her, try to understand her plight, adapt to things she is doing if truly you like her as a friend, involve in helping her solve her problem and dont partake in anything that would land you into trouble with her
Everyone has its own character, so be patience with her. It's very difficult for people of such character to relate with people, despite that you have to bear with her.
Manic depressive psychosis is really a worrying issue.. But you can't just conclude such a person is suffering from bipolar disorder unless he/she has been diagnosed of such by a certified doctor...Leaving with a person suffering from bipolar disease can be risky but there can always be a way around it.... Advice the person to see a psychiatrist, better still, talk to one of the relatives of such person whom you think understands better to take him/her for treatment... But if you know you can't do any of the two, then you learn how to cope with such person by playing along or you vacate such place for such person
I will suggest you just be patient with her and do not do anything that will spoil your integrity. If you feel you can't cope again probably you just leave the room for her for sometime or probably get another room. To avoid any issues of her frustrating you.
I belive patience is a virtue, be patient with her, because what she is passing through is merely just a health disorder, if i were you if i felt uncomfortable with a roommate be it character wise or health wise i would leave the room.i believe comfortability and peace of mind is good