Is Leaving Your Bipolar Husband A Good Idea?

The mental illness your spouse suffers with is something that is happening to your entire family.
All are affected and it is nobody’s fault. It is not your fault, your spouse’s or your children’s fault! It is an unfortunate illness. You cannot fix your spouse. There is nothing you can do to make him or her well, so don’t feel compelled to try. The solution is make it very, very clear that you are willing to move forward together, if they are willing to comply with their treatment plan. Then, take those past hurts, but them on a boat in your mind, and let them set sail.

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Coping With Fibromyalgia While Living With My Bipolar Spouse

Being two of the most common chronic disorders adults face in the United States, it’s difficult to be a parent with Fibromyalgia, and it’s much more difficult when you have a bipolar spouse. This gets even more complicated when you add three small children to the mix. The list of dos-and-don’ts for families like this is unwritten yet long and far from simple.

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