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My husband is bipolar and refuses to stay on his medications

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My husband is bipolar and simply refuses to stay on his meds,iam scared
all the time ,I love him so much and I dont want torun from it but its
very hard to think that he could just crack one day.. Ialso have a 10 year
old daughter who could inherit this chemical embalance and to leave her father because he has this mental illness i do not want her to ever thing that i would ever just run away from her in her hour of need.So basically
If she should have this terrible mental illness Iam going to stand beside her no matter what .
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replied September 4th, 2007
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Nichie wrote:
My husband is bipolar and simply refuses to stay on his meds,iam scared
all the time ,I love him so much and I dont want torun from it but its
very hard to think that he could just crack one day.. Ialso have a 10 year
old daughter who could inherit this chemical embalance and to leave her father because he has this mental illness i do not want her to ever thing that i would ever just run away from her in her hour of need.So basically
If she should have this terrible mental illness Iam going to stand beside her no matter what .


Your daughter is ten. You should stay by her. If she has bipolar and she becomes an adult and refuses to take her meds, are you going to coddle her or exhibit tough love?

Your husband is an adult with choices. You are not responsible for his choices. He may crack one day, and you are not there for him, and it may be the best thing that ever happened to him.

Do what you need to do for your own safety, for your daughter's safety, and for your emotional well being.
Do everything you can to help your husband, and when he doesn't listen, do everything you can to help yourself. It will ultimately be in everyone's best interests.

I hope.

Best of luck!
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