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When bipolar disorder afflicts the person you love, you suffer too. How have other couples learned to manage the relationship strains caused by this illness? What can you do to provide your partner with truly helpful nurturance and support? No one cares more deeply about these questions than Dr. Cynthia Last, a highly regarded therapist/researcher who also has bipolar disorder. 

Sharing stories and solutions from her own experience and the couples she has treated, Dr. Last offers heartfelt, practical guidance for getting through the out-of-control highs and the devastating lows - together. Learn how you can help your spouse come to terms with a bipolar diagnosis, get the most out of treatment, and reduce or prevent future mood episodes, while also taking care of yourself.

©2009 Cynthia G. Last (P)2018 Tantor

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  • Laurie W.
  • 28-01-2019

Great resource for bipolar spouses

This book seemingly was written for my situation with my bipolar husband. I intently listened to every word.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-06-2019

I definitely recommend it for anyone

I love it it was very helpful It's helped me out a lot I highly recommend it for anyone Who is in a bipolar relationship

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  • Sam
  • 13-07-2020

very helpful, very helpful very helpful

loved it, helps me alot with my bipolar partner. big help. this book may save my relationship

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  • Claudia Oana Frâncu
  • 10-05-2020

Loved it!

Narrator's voice helped me feel the kindness and care of the way this book was written. Great support for therapists too!

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  • Jessica
  • 04-03-2020

Excellent resource for spouses/family members

Such a helpful tool for family members and I also feel it would be a great book for person with bipolar disorder to listen to.

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