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Bipolar and Sex: 9 Things You Should Know

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Couple kissing.
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Understand hypersexuality and mania


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Watch for hypersexual behaviors


Couple having sex in the kitchen.
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Don’t self-medicate with sex


Casual sex in a bathroom.
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Beware of dopamine and bad decisions


Divorce.
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Know the consequences of hypersexuality


Stressed couple having an argument.
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Consider your partner’s perspective


Prescription medication.
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Find the right medication combination


Barometer.
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Use sexual desires as a barometer for your moods


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Enjoy yourself. Enjoy your partner.


John McManamy

John McManamy

John is an author and advocate for Mental Health. He wrote for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Depression and Bipolar Disorder.