... closed doors, she cusses me out with no restraint. When she apologizes later, she confesses that she can't control it. Could this be a mild form of Bipolar?
Hi, corpsman! I have a subtype of Bipolar disorder in which my hypomania manifests as extreme aggression and hostility. I could usually keep it together in public although a couple folks actually got bitch~slapped. With family and friends once I went off, I was literally no longer able to control my actions.
A lithium prescription stopped the episodes almost immediately.
Either way, a psych evaluation is certainly in order.
Best wishes to both of you and let me take a second to thank you for your service to the country! WCV
I'm with WildcatVet. I am bipolar with the irritable and angry hypomania. I find that I am so on guard when I am out that I can hold everything in most of the time as I am terrified that I will embarrass my Hubbie with an outburst, but at home I am not on guard so if I get frustrated with something or confused out will come the rage.
I hope you can get a proper evaluation for your wife and not a GP doc deciding she is depressed. That is what happened to me and my old temper outbursts are tame compared to what happens now.
Take care of you and your wife. Life is too short to live like that for both of you.
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