Homework? No. Absolutely not. You're doing too much already. She needs to get out of bed and take some responsibility for her life. I'm sorry if I sound cruel, but it's the truth. It's too easy to use the bipolar as an excuse. If she's that depressed, then it's good for her to get out of bed and at least make the effort to spend a day being partially normal. If she's so depressed she can't do her homework, she's got to talk to her professor about getting an extension for her work. But SHE has to do these things, you can't do them for her. If you do, you are only prolonging her illness, because depression only gets better as the person takes control of their life and strives to improve. Medication alone doesn't do it. It was good of you to put your foot down. It may be hard and you may have fights, but put your foot down a little more. Make her take responsibility.
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