Did you know that bipolar disorder, a mental health condition where one shifts between periods of mania and depression, can lead to an excessive desire for s*x? Sitawa Wafula, in her article originally published on Love Matters Africa, a portal providing easy-to-access information and news on s**uality and s**ual health for young adults around the world. narrates how she managed to control the desires. Read her touching story:
S*x and mental health made me who I am: I am Sitawa Wafula and I live with both epilepsy and bipolar.
At 18, I was raped but was never treated for the trauma I went through. That is where the bipolar disorder came from, a mental health condition where one shifts between periods of mania and depression.