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Bipolar Disorder and ADHD

Me and my fiancee have been together for quite awhile and he has always been very understanding of my depression. Recently things have been getting worse with my depression and I have been very moody. I also have recently been diagnosed with Bi-Polar disorder and ADHD. It has been putting a major strain on our relationship and I just don't know how to explain to him that I don't try to act this way on purpose. I have been trying to control my irritability and not take it out on him but I simply can't seem to help it. What can him and I do to possibly help make things easier? Are there any ways I can better control this?

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