If it seems like a challenging shift to wean yourself off of men who are just like you, all you have to do is look at the results. You’re reading my blog for smart, strong, successful single women. Deciding to divorce when your spouse has a mental illness is a difficult, complex decision.
In the meantime he tries to stay actively involved in her care although that has its challenges. Because of her mental illness I’m the sole provider financially, but I’m also the primary emotional provider for our sons.
One of the contentions I have with the treatment is that they never stopped treating for ADHD.
I consider it to be a misdiagnosis, because when you give a bipolar speed, they try to take on more than they should. I think she is doing a little bit better now, but it’s unfortunately been too many years of emotional abuse to get in there. I just want to give you more information on what’s going on and if you think it’s relevant and it affects the treatment, I’m hoping it will.
All of my family says, “I can’t believe she’d ever scream those things to you.
I can’t believe she’d ever do that.” It’s a two-faced situation.