Sex & Relationships

How Emotional Instability Affects Your Relationship

There are many factors that contribute to a healthy relationship; such as mutual respect, closeness, intimacy, emotional health and emotional responsibility from the both sides.  Emotional instability is very common in today’s relationships and one of the reasons why many relationships break apart. Emotional instability has many causes, from low serotonin levels, bipolar disorder or Epstein-Barr virus as well as emotional instability disorder.emotional stability

1. Low Serotonin Levels

Low serotonin level links to depression, attacks of anxiety, rage, and anger.  Serotonin is one of the fifty neurotransmitters in the brain that is responsible for moods, self-esteem, tolerance; also, it produces in the digestive tract.  In addition, low serotonin level links to being extremely emotional in dealing with everyday situations.  There are some ways in which you can increase serotonin levels; such as increasing the vitamins B-6 and B-12 in the organism, being in nature and light, listening to music and keeping positive thoughts, and outlook on life.  When you are in a good, and positive mood, you will transfer that on to your partner.  If you have worries about some things general in life talk and share everything with your partner; also try to find a solution together.  Additionally, exercise is known as the major contributor to good feelings and positive energy.

2. Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is another depressive state and disorder that causes major shifts in energy, moods, and ability to function on a daily basis.  There are many causes of this disorder; such as genetics, brain structure, and functioning.  Also, some signs of this disorder include having an extremely high-energy ”episodes” as well as being extremely distracted, constantly taking new projects and sleeping little and having extreme energy.  The best cure for this type of disorder is a combination of psychotherapy and medications.  If you experience some of these signs and symptoms, talk with your partner and ask for professional help.

3. Emotional Instability Disorder

Emotional Instability Disorder is one of the most common disorders that affect the way we connect with our partners.  Fear of being abandoned, childhood traumas; also parental neglect are some of the causes of this disorder.  Some of the behaviors that result in this kind of disorder are obsessed and addicted to alcohol, shopping, sex, gambling, and irresponsibility of any kind.

Most common people with kind of disorder act without thinking, quickly, and based on an impulse which can cause major problems in the communication with their partners.  These kinds of people cannot communicate their emotions very well and they need to practice openness with their partners as well as honesty and try to not bubble up emotions that can sometimes even cause anger and physical violence.   It is recommended that these type of people ask professional help as psychiatrists and try different calming techniques such as meditation.