You may want to reconsider if he…
… follows you around the mall telling you how ridiculous you are for wanting to have a career as an at-home mom.
… refuses to leave your apartment until he has beaten you in more computer hangman games than you have beaten him.
… tells you to pretend you don’t know each other at the campus picnic so people won’t know you are a couple.
… proposes to you in bed by saying, “You don’t really want to get married do you?”
… jumps out of your moving car because you can’t agree whether to have plants or flowers at your wedding.
Then again, you may appreciate that he…
… sneaks into your apartment while you are at work, puts on “I Will” by the Beatles, grabs you as you enter and dances with you in his own goofy way.
… composes a poem for you and publishes it in his campus-wide newsletter.
… shows up at your door at 3 a.m. with freshly baked blueberry Amish bread. With walnuts.
… gives you a mix tape of songs that remind him of you, songs he loves and wants to share this love with you.
… cries with you when you tell him about your childhood, holds you through the night and hums a lullaby to help you sleep.
So you want to marry someone who has bipolar?
You may want to reconsider if you need someone who is…
… consistently stable.
… dispassionately objective.
… modestly understated.
Then again, he may be…
… lavishly affectionate.
… passionately engaged.
… tenderly empathetic.
”Love, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” ~ Ambrose Bierce.