OMG. This explains so much. She was my first childhood crush. Nothing but love and strength to her <3
'I didn’t want to believe it... Until recently I lived in denial and isolation and in constant fear someone would expose me. It was too heavy a burden to carry and I simply couldn’t do that anymore. I sought and received treatment'
Bipolar II is said to be difficult to diagnose. The condition means she endures bouts of depression as well as hypomania, which can cause irritability, sleeplessness and hyperactivity).
The difference between bipolar I and II is that bipolar II sufferers won't have experienced a full manic episode.