Unglued: A Bipolar Love Story

Unglued: A Bipolar Love Story

by Jeffrey Zuckerman


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“My God, I had to figure this thing out. I loved my wife, and she was sick. But I needed help, too.”

Jeffrey Zuckerman’s harrowing five-year ride began months before his wife Leah was diagnosed with late-onset bipolar disorder. After thirty years of marriage, Jeff, a semiretired editor and a second-string catcher on a recreational softball team, nearly became unglued himself as the woman he loved endured an agonizing manic episode and severe depression. Struggling to manage his own self-care, Jeff needed to learn how to overcome the stigma, loneliness, and guilt that accompanied his wife’s battle with a mood disorder.

Unglued is a candid, funny, and refreshingly irreverent portrayal of the role a spouse takes in loving a partner with a mental illness. Intimate and ultimately hopeful, Jeff’s story chronicles the power of compassion, faith, and resilience in the survival of a marriage and a caregiver’s own well-being.

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ISBN-13: 9781633373761
Publisher: Columbus Press
Publication date: 07/17/2020
Pages: 338
Sales rank: 172,892
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.76(d)

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