He (her husband…

He (her husband) pointed out minor shifts in her emotional reactions to things, which formerly would have escaped his notice but which he now relabeled as ‘your rapid cycling.’ Martha, in turn, felt like she was ‘no longer allowed to have normal emotional reactions.’ She told him, ‘You can’t just hand me a tray of lithium every time I laugh too loud or cry during a movie.’

– The Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide

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