Dating someone who is bipolar
” Much as I hate to say it, my own experience leads me to say YES! They are afraid of the consequences of telling the truth. They feel compelled to cast themselves in a more favorable light. It is a “white lie” to make someone else feel better and has no malice in it. They are manipulative sociopaths or narcissists and enjoy the power that comes from deliberately deceiving and making fools out of other people. They are politicians or secret agents or parents or are in some other situation where it appears to them that the ends justify the means. The person with bipolar disorder may be experiencing a powerful sense of superiority and entitlement, and/or an unshakable conviction they are above the rules and/or an aching feeling of being misunderstood and under-appreciated – that is, the perfect storm!
However,bipolar and lying is a complex and nuanced issue and I hope you will keep reading to discover some of the factors that drive this apparent lack of honesty. It is easy to see why at least the first three of these common reasons for lying may come up frequently in the life of someone with bipolar disorder. Manic symptoms such as grandiosity and impulsiveness. During an episode, the normal self is temporarily replaced by someone who is convinced they are special and superior.
By Michelle Roberts Daniel, a computer software engineer in Portland, Oregon, was used to solving complicated problems.
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What are some examples of our society’s “special” or “superior” people?
Think about royalty, celebrities, presidents, third-world dictators.