We think my son is bipolar and I feel I have no where else to go right now, my husband just doesn't want to deal with it anymore.
It all started with him 10 years ago. It was pretty bad at that time but I lived in denial. My husband dealt with it. We had my son go to a mental health facility but he left in 2 or 3 days. I remember I didn't want him there. The people in there seemed so much more ill (he is there now)
He has been angry with us for this for the last 10 years. He got married and his wife dealt with him then. (He is now divorced. ) We knew he did some different things when they were married, but as a child he was always going through (what I called different phases) so that is what I thought his strange behavior was.
He was living with us for the past year during and after his divorce. Now he is in CA and using money that doesn't belong to him. And he believes he is going to save the world and help all of us by getting us all lots of money. I want to talk to him about the fact that I believe he is bipolar but he gets angry when we say this and told his dad that he would change his name and we would never see him again if we mentioned it again. I am at a lose as to what to do. I am so concerned he will end up in jail or worse.
Thanks for any thoughts or ideas anyone has. I have read a lot about bipolar but haven't really seen any answers as to what to do to get them to get help. I want to tell him about bipolar again and try to show him how his symptoms seem to match to a T. Just so you know he has never been diagnosed. We have never gotten that far. He is however far worse than he has ever been now.
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