However, the week after this particular weekend he went quiet on me.
I hadn't heard from him for two days so debated about calling him. I said to him that I hadn't heard from him and he said "I was thinking the same thing just now".
From about a month in he was desperate to tell me he loved me but I held him back because it was too soon.
Two months in and I have fallen for him hard, two weeks ago he actually told me he loved me properly and last week I told him I loved him too, things turned more passionate and intense.
Bipolar is a disease of being emotionally 'off balance' much of the time, and many times in a romance people feel the same way, especially during the early stages.
Dating someone who has bipolar can be exhausting in the first few months of intense attachment because it will sometimes trigger an episode when the person swings abruptly from idealizing their partner to becoming very possessive and jealous.
After all, dating is an emotional rollercoaster to begin with.
Considering to leave the person because the disorder has become too much is common. If you want a person to change, you must first realize how hard it is to change yourself.
Everybody knows someone with bipolar disorder, whether it's a family member, coworker or friends, but they might not recognize the warning signs of the condition.
Bipolar disorder is very treatable and people with it can have successful careers, happy families and fantastic relationships, but it can worsen if it's not treated.
He asked me if I wanted to meet him for coffee on Thursday which we've done in the past, before I go to my evening classes.
For some reason, my gut feeling was that he wasn't going to turn up.