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Sun Dec 9, 2018, 04:24 PM

3. I'm no Mental Health Specialist

.... I'm only a nurse but what I'd do in that situation is get an opinion from another therapist to see if they concur with each others advice. If you're seeing him together as a couple then it should be the therapist that asks the difficult questions. 'Why aren't you living home?' Therapist aren't fooled very often and he may be able to get into deeper and more confrontative questions with your husband like 'why is it necessary to live in a hotel?' or 'what about your wife, have you considered her feelings about you living in a hotel?' or 'are you taking your medications as prescribed?' Living with someone bipolar must be a very difficult challenge particularly if the med regime they've been on just isn't working for them anymore. It all could come down to simply being a matter of adjusting, adding or replacing his current meds.

Take care of yourself first. If you are already fearing that it's not going to end well that means you know better than anyone else and it may happen that a divorce is the only way. His depression is showing when he suggested that if you're not completely okay to go and file for divorce. A good marriage is always worth struggling for but a marriage that seemed to be doomed to come to an end can't usually be saved unless both parties are trying to save it.

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