People with bipolar, then, may avoid relationships simply because they dont feel good enough for other people. Sometimes these feelings even come on quickly and cause those with mental illnesses to push away others in existing relationships. This can lead to social isolation.
What do you do when a bipolar person pushes you away?
Here are 10 steps you can take to help someone with bipolar disorder:Educate yourself. The more you know about bipolar disorder, the more youll be able to help. Listen. Be a champion. Be active in their treatment. Make a plan. Support, dont push. Be understanding. Dont neglect yourself.More items
Does bipolar make you controlling?
Control is a subtle art, and often controlling people have been practicing it for decades. A portion of the bipolar population becomes “controlling.” This at first can show up as a talkative and outgoing, but soon suggestions and discussions become manipulative.