The effects of bipolar disorder on sexuality are both fascinating and embarrassing to write about.Like many with bipolar, I have experienced how both depression and mania can affect one’s sex drive.Some people with bipolar disorder go months or even years with very little interest in sex.
When someone is in a manic episode, they can feel indestructible, not concerned with the consequences of their actions. Some of the symptoms of hypersexuality include: Not everyone with hypersexuality experiences all of these symptoms, and this is not a comprehensive list.
However, it is intended to give you an idea of what hypersexuality is and what to look out for.
Most people are unlikely to create life-goals that accept anxiety because anxiety can be unbearable physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Chances are, you’d prefer your life to be anxiety-free. What are those four strange letters and how can they help me you might ask?
Hypersexuality might seem like a pleasure cruise, but it’s not. Although hypersexuality hasn’t been an issue for me lately, in the past, it has done more harm for me than good.
For people with bipolar disorder, hypersexuality is one of the most challenging issues to deal with.One treatment for my posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) I am interested in is called Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT).It’s a relatively new treatment – developed in the mid-nineties – for various psychological issues and disorders.It is important that you know that not all people with bipolar disorder experience hypersexuality.We need it talk about it, though, because for those that do, it can be a major problem.It is not clear why, but research indicates women experience hypersexuality more than men.