SRS A girl told me last night she was Bi-Polar and on Depakote

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  1. JunTao

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    I have absolutely no experience with this "illness" and the medication. Can anyone please tell me about this? Will she flip out if she doesn't take her meds? Will she have mood swings? should I stay away from her all together?
     
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    but on your best pair of sneakers and run away as fast as you can until you can't run anymore.
     
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    It does worry me, mostly because I dont know anything about it. The last thing I want to do is get closer to her or hook up with her and have her go crazy on me. I'm thinking about not calling her again.
     
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    Run away, seriously don't date people that are mentally too unstable to participate in a relationship. You might like the looks from the outside, but the disaster inside can ruin your life.
     
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    DarkEnternal & Redawg: Your responses surprise me, especially you DE. I would have thought you had more of an open mind. Who knows? Maybe the person in question is doing okay on her meds and has her act together. There are a lot of other worse things that one could come across...closed minds being one of them.
     
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    If you feel you can withstand her mental illness, go for it.
     
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    It's true, I dont know the extent of her illness or now she is with her meds. But aside from that. What exactly is the illness? How exactly does the medication affect her? I dont know much about Depakote at all :hs:
     
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    http://www.depakote.com/ :uh: DEPAKOTE is used to treat mania associated with bipolar disorder, to treat complex partial seizures and absence seizures in epilepsy, and for the prevention of migraine headaches
     
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    i also looked up Depakote before responding and i would've recommended helping her with her sickness if he had already been in a relationship with her for awhile, but to consider beginning a relationship with someone on a medication like that, imo would be too much to deal with and too many unknowns. If he talks with her about her past and she explains its not as serious as it appears, maybe consider seeing her, but if she experiences manic episodes, seizures, epilepsy, i would rather not bring something as stressful as that into my life.
     
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    Yea my biggest worry is getting involved and then getting in deep and having it being a very stressful part of my life.
     
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    Why don't you ASK her about it?
     
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    The reason i'm asking here instead of asking her about it is because then I would have to relate to her and that would be getting involved. I want to know about it before I get involved with her if I decide that's what I want to do...
     
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    You got this part right, you are already seeing the dark cloud hanging above the sky , i suggest you run an take cover, and not participate in this relationship.
     
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    Hey Sweetie:

    We can tell you our points of view ad nauseum.

    The very best thing to do, is sit down with the girl in question and discuss it. Ask her things. Be open, direct and non-judgemental.

    If, after you have talked and all your questions have be answered to your satisfaction, then decide what you want to do. Make your feelings and thoughts known to the girl, no horse hockeying around. If you are not brave enough to handle her situation or are hesitant to get involved with her because of her illness, then tell her.

    Not all people who are bi-polar rant, rave, foam at the mouth, have seizures, or are off the wall. Keep that in mind. But please, whatever you do, do it with openess and honesty.

    People with mental issues deserve respect and honesty, which, unfortunately, most do not get.

    Let us know how it goes.

    ~Mom~
     
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    Dude, you guys wouldn't believe it. I dated a bi-polar for about 3 weeks. and i learned alot about her fast. and such, well story comes short she tells me she stops takin it then 2 dinners later, nice conversation i think about buttsex or soething and she ate her steak and smacked me in the face. i think it was the bipolar. and if you smoke buds, move to cali. They give you a liscence for it.
     
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    Bi-polar people should stay on their meds. Clear and simple.
     

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