am desperate and need some support, help and advice. My husband i think has undiagnosed bipolar and has had a manic episode of some sort. it is the strangest thing i've ever experienced in my life and it has made me start searching. Background. He is the life and soul of every party. Has a def alch dependency and smokes. He rarely sleeps and medicates himself with piriton and sleeping tablets. His past exploits are breaking both his arms in two sep incidents at a party one night. Last year we had a stressful year. ivf, miscarr, he became a partner at his law firm working long long hours. i think he was depressed last year but i don't know as he would be so happy all the time. Anyway over xmas he had a panic attack and we ended up in hospital. A week later he came home and out of the blue started ranting at me and sprained my wrist. what came next was a week of him ranting, drinking all night, not sleeping, total irrationality. When i tried to speak to him he basically talked over me. screaming at me. 'you're killing me', 'you need to much'. He had a couple of nights when he came back at 11:30 int he morning drunk. and then cried all day. Then one day he just woke up screamed at me that i was awful and left. We have had a pretty good marraige. nothing makes sense. Anyway when i spoke to him on the phone or friends did he would be entirely irrational and scream and shout. He called my father who is like a second father to him and called him obsentities. He's cut our friends off. It's awful. When i spoke to him. i've since had to stop contact because he is too abusive and violent and raging. And now a month on he hasn't made any effort to want any of the furniture in our house - it's like he doen't care and has cut me out of his life. he laughed at the fact i've had a miscarraige. just laughed. Then he sent an email to all our friends saying how awful i was and forwarded to me in a blinding rage saying 'see it's over'. He i don't think undersntads why no one agrees with him. he bel's his own narrative. Anyway. i am shocked and confused. i look back and even though there are issues can't bel he's done this. It's like he is a different breathless person. Please can you help. x
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