With my current partner, if I’m really low I will push him away, not letting him touch or kiss me.” Yet if someone in a depressed bipolar state, or the common mixed state – where features of hypomania combine with those of depression - starts to self-medicate with sex, the result is rarely positive.
“One-night stands on a low mood can be awful and lead to incredible self-loathing.
It might seem all good when you’re ex is telling you they love how dirty you are, but I had a one-night-stand without using a condom that embarrasses me to this day.
I can also fall in love with someone I barely know when we are having sex.” A sexual carnival Reading through the Reddit threads and the internet’s bipolar forums about the experience of hypersexuality – it sounds like a sexual – and emotional – carnival.
However, it’s now the subject of much debate amongst both medical professionals and those with the condition.