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5 Tips For Loving Somebody With Bipolar Depression

There are several sources for somebody with Bipolar Depression to learn to love themselves from self-help books to the Bible to therapy to more. However, there are limited sources available for people who love somebody with Bipolar Depression. You could be a family member, a significant other, or a friend and not know how to respond in love to somebody struggling with Bipolar Depression. I know sometimes it is difficult for my family and my girlfriend to know what I need when I am going through an episode, and it is difficult for me to articulate what I need at that moment. Here are some tips for how to love somebody with Bipolar Depression.

3 Ways To Practice Agape Love

In English, we have one type of love. We love our spouse, but we also love ice cream and we love our friends. Those are three very drastically different types of love. In Greek, there are four types of love: erros, philia, storge, and agape. Agape love is the Godly love that Christ talks about in chapter 22 of Matthew and chapter 10 of Luke. Unlike the other types of love, Agape love is not a feeling or an emotion; Agape love is a calling. Christ calls us to show Agape love to everybody we encounter. It is our duty as Christians to love on people as Christ loved on us. This means that you are still looking out for the best interest of your enemy or somebody you are angry with. Agape love is well outlined in 1 Corinthians 13. So how do we essentially practice Agape love in our daily lives? I have three tips that can help you get started.