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.”
Failure is a normal part of life. Being disgusted when a kid brings home an “F” in Biology implies that failure is unacceptable.