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2015-09-21T08:02:24+00:00
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Welcome @Joyjoy68

I'm sorry you have no one you feel you can talk to about this, it must be so daunting?

I'm also glad you've joined the forums, because as you will see you are not alone. 

@Ant1@9350@tfishface also have partners with bi polar, feel free to look at their previous conversation by entering 'bi polar husband' above in the subject search bar, or shout out to them by using their forum name and the @ symbol as I've done above.

Is this a new situation you find yourself in Joyjoy?

As you will also see, it is common for the person with a diagnosis of MI to start seeing professionals, but all too often carers and family members needs are at the bottom of the list.

What I've learnt is that carers/family often need to have their own support networks to address what they are dealing with. So, if you haven't already I strongly suggest making a time to see a counsellor or psychologist. Evidence has shown that carers own mental health often suffers as a result of their caring role.

Feel free to share a little more if you're feeling brave.

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