People with bipolar disorder have higher rates of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and regardless as to whether you have ADHD, people with bipolar disorder tend to think in ADHD-type ways. I’m sure this frustrates the people around us to no end, but I have to say, it frustrates me considerably more.
So please bear in mind that she’s possibly completely unaware of the need for her to change. everyone around her being too scared to say anything.
Dealing with bipolar thoughts is a full-time gig and an exhausting one at that. Because if we don’t moderate our own thoughts and deal with them appropriately, we can’t hope to have healthy relationships with others.
And if that happens then all those pesky catastrophes we worried needlessly about will have come true.
This is an interesting question: how does a person with bipolar disorder think?
Of course, it’s hard for me to compare it with your average person as I have bipolar disorder.