Maybe instead of coming up with inventive new ways to have a better life, it’s better to consider circling back to the things that have worked in the past.
People have been talking about bipolar disorder, yet many of the common understandings and assumptions are incorrect. Bipolar doesn’t mean what people think it means. Educate yourself and your loved ones, and be part of a better conversation.
Girls tell me they set their own needs aside to be considerate of the needs of others, and all too often, then end up finding themselves stuck in bad situations. So while kindness is important, boundaries are too.
“He could become closer to the kids by staying off the topic of their mother, but he imagines that if he doesn’t blame the mother, then he’ll be the one getting blamed.”