Navigating any romantic relationship -- whether it's dating or marriage -- can be a tricky endeavor.Add bipolar disorder with its roller-coaster ride of emotions into the mix, and relationships become even more challenging."That's because you want to pull them out of their shell and you don't know how to do it." Bipolar disorder can become an issue from the very start of a relationship.
"If you're a partner with someone, it's very frustrating," Haltzman says.
Warning signs, she says, can include disturbed sleep and changes in activity level.