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That means spending money recklessly, becoming promiscuous, engaging in risky behaviors like drug and alcohol abuse, and even getting into trouble with the law.But when those episodes do occur they can wreak havoc on a relationship.During the manic phase, a person can lose his or her sense of judgment.He eventually signed the house over to his wife to protect her and his two young children.Finally, he says, "She asked me to leave because she couldn't live with the illness anymore." When people get into a relationship, they're looking for stability, says Scott Haltzman, MD.When Jim Mc Nulty, 58, of Burrillville, Rhode Island, got married in the 1970s, everything seemed fine at first.
Haltzman is clinical assistant professor in the Brown University department of psychiatry and human behavior.
He's also medical director of NRI Community Services in Woonsocket, R. and author of The Secrets of Happily Married Men and The Secrets of Happily Married Women.
He tells Web MD that bipolar disorder can seriously complicate a relationship.
"The person, particularly if untreated, may be prone to changes in their mood, their personality, and their interactions that can threaten the consistency that is the framework of a relationship." He adds that not everyone with bipolar disorder experiences the distinct mood phases of mania and depression.
Navigating any romantic relationship -- whether it's dating or marriage -- can be a tricky endeavor.Add bipolar disorder with its roller-coaster ride of emotions into the mix, and relationships become even more challenging.