After all, dating is an emotional rollercoaster to begin with.
Base your decision on whether they are interesting or not.
Base your decision on whether you have anything in common or not.
For every day of either depression of mania, you will have nine wonderful, loving days with your partner that will be like any other romance.
You will experience laughter, hugs, the occasional tear, and every other ingredient that comes with dating someone who has many facets to their personality and is full of life and intelligence.
But don't base your decision on whether they have bipolar or not.
David Oliver is the nation's leading experts on helping and supporting a loved one with bipolar disorder.
Bipolar is a disease of being emotionally 'off balance' much of the time, and many times in a romance people feel the same way, especially during the early stages.
Dating someone who has bipolar can be exhausting in the first few months of intense attachment because it will sometimes trigger an episode when the person swings abruptly from idealizing their partner to becoming very possessive and jealous.
They are charming and you get flowers and romantic gestures.