I asked around to see if his behavior changed just to get me on a date.
Everyone said that this was his true personality, so I ended up asking him out.
His depressive state had caused him to use alcohol as a sort of self-medication.
In many ways he was the most in need of help, but he always had the kindest words of encouragement for me and for others in the group.
Instead, focus on the big picture like what a manic episode is or how to recognize signs of depression.
Dating someone with bipolar is no different to dating anyone else.
Every girl who is looking for her Prince Charming always envisions a tall, dark and handsome man.
Few descriptions of this person ever describe his mental condition; however, psychology tells us that if a person is tall, dark and handsome, the halo effect that we ascribe to him will automatically include intelligence, wit and mental stability.
These steps should hopefully help you feel a little more confident and put aside any worries you may have.
Remember, everyone is different, and these steps may not all apply to your new beau.