Many people are often confused on how to file for separation in North Carolina.
However, your safest bet is to move into a totally separate residence at a separate location.
Living in the same home in different bedrooms is not being physically separated.
Oftentimes people are under the mistaken belief that as long as they sleep in different bedrooms in the same home and say they are separated that this is sufficient. Physically separated under the eyes of the law means that you and your spouse live in separate homes.
The difference lies in getting treatment so that mood swings and episodes are greatly reduced in both frequency and intensity.
Once the bipolar spouse is stable, it is possible for both partners to gain insight into bipolar disorder and its impact on both partners – both as individuals and on their marriage.