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I Am a Manic Depressive

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    Never The Same

    First I'm mad sad pist irrated upset hatefull for weeks. Then I'm happy laughing ok most of my life I hate ppl and wana die I love all people very Into animals and helping all. Respect all was raised with nothing so want something but my moods hurt me anyone like me out there
    Hatefull1 Hatefull1 26-30 Feb 4, 2012

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    My Boyfriend Is Manic Depressive, How Can I Help Him?

    My boyfriend is manic depressive I don't know how I can help him. But I love him so. We are now a happy couple for more then 7 years. The first time when I saw him this was when we knew each other 1 year. While he was in the military, he just broke with the military and went...
    LittleAnt LittleAnt 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 31, 2009

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    Mental Facility # 1

    I just got diagnosed with Bi-Polar a few months back and I find it very surreal to be in a mental hospital.  My urge to commit suicide was strangling me every day for about 9 months after a terrible incident with an ex girlfriend (its in my profile).  My sleep patterns...
    TumYeto TumYeto 18-21, M May 4, 2008

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    Ehh, Well.

    This is what doctors and psychologists have told me I have, anyway. For awhile, they thought I had bipolar disorder because my mom had it, and I guess it's a hereditary gene. Woo hoo, lucky me. I have my highs and my downs, like everyone, though my highs tend to be a lot higher...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 30, 2011

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    Bipolar.............

    When I was younger, I was told I was manic depressive by one of my Dr's,  about 3 years ago, was said to be Bipolar.  I am having a hell of a time with this!  I take a medication which i can not stand to do and even still, sometimes maybe a week at a time, I am a...
    usmile4me usmile4me 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2008

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    I battle with manic depression,

    I have done for about 13 years, I have antidepressants, none seem to work, I've tried suicide, so I have just resigned to let some one kill me! I live in hope anyway, but basically I don't try to do anything anymore! The doctors have given up on me and so have I!
    Seany83 Seany83 31-35 1 Response Jan 21

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    This Is Very Difficult to T...

    This is very difficult to talk about.  But I get where I can hardly move in life and the end of life seems the best option.  It does not matter what good thing maybe happening I am still depressed.  People saying just think happy thoughts and do positive things...
    allofus allofus 46-50, M 4 Responses May 13, 2009

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    I am as blank as a new tab window on a PC.

    Just a pale white blank page of nothing. That's how I feel right now at 9:58 pm. Do I dare think it should be any different. Have you ever felt like a blob of nothing. No shape or form just nothing. It's the holidays and tomorrow I am getting Christmas cruise tickets for us and...
    bamagrl54 bamagrl54 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2013

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    Bipolar.............

    When I was younger, I was told I was manic depressive by one of my Dr's,  about 3 years ago, was said to be Bipolar.  I am having a hell of a time with this!  I take a medication which i can not stand to do and even still, sometimes maybe a week at a time, I am a...
    usmile4me usmile4me 31-35, F Jan 29, 2008

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    ...every Aspect of My Life.

    Hi, I've been a manic depressive my entire life, even back to my earliest childhood. It becomes so embedded that it affects every aspect of my life, especially relationships. My marriage is crumbling to pieces because I terribly afraid of intimacy and even the mere thought of...
    Malfunc Malfunc 56-60 Jun 6, 2008

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    Bipolar I

     ive had the diagnosis for almost two yrs ... bipolar d/o is a hard  mental illness to diagnose ...  because most people dont go to the dr when they are manic because it feels so good ...  i never knew how much went into bipolar d/o until i started educating...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 24, 2007

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    Out Of Depression And Understanding Mania

    I have a blog on mania and depression with personal experience and daily handling of different states. visit: http://foxonline.blogs.experienceproject.com/
    foxonline foxonline 26-30, F Oct 17, 2010

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    My Best Friend

    My best friend died four months ago. Since then I have become worse. Thoughts go racing through my head; jumping from one subject to another I'm a nonstop party girl, constantly running around. I hate being home. Because I'm not happy there. I do too many wild or risky...
    km101306 km101306 16-18, F 1 Response Feb 20, 2008

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    Its Daily and Its Been 12 Years

    I'm 36 I work out every day (but with rock and roll on my shuffle otherwise i wouldnt even bother going to the gym), when i'm there i'm angry, i don't look at anybody nor speak with anybody, when i leave to work i'm angry and depresesed its really worrisome because...
    treblue treblue 36-40 1 Response Jun 4, 2009

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    I Am On/ Off Depressed

    since i can remember i've always been very down on myself. I've always been very socially awkward but still had a lot of friends, yet i find flaws in my person all the time. I've recently had a three week spell off happiness and it was amazing but now, I am back to normality...
    gmac19 gmac19 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 26, 2011

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    I had a breakthrough of thought. I have been frustrated for not being able to "tap into" the energy I used to have for my most creative and hyper-focused thought, and what allowed...
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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I guess to understand the full depth of my story, it's best to start at the very beginning It all started when I turned 7. Up until that age, I has a great family. My mom and dad...
    heartsofgold22 heartsofgold22 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I'm manic depressive and the lows are trying to kill me this week. Death is on the mind and I can't shake it. I'm going to the Veterans suicide online chat to see if they can help...
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 70+, F a week ago

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    I have a bipolar partner. We are both 19 and in 6th form. Its difficult to describe the disorder and how its taken a toll on our relationship. But I can try, this is not a self...
    anonymous1104 anonymous1104 18-21 a week ago

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    Can someone help me understand what a manic episode can be like? I understand manic episodes can vary widely depending on the person. I have a great friend in high school who I met...
    LovesWarrior LovesWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    I've been experiencing a broad range of emotions for the past four to five years. They first became apparent in 2009 and never really went away but instead have been exacerbated by...
    lacklongafter lacklongafter 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Results of Psychological Testing: Reason for Referral: Mr. Freedman sought a psychological evaluation in order to obtain more information about a diagnosis for himself. Mr...
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 16 hrs ago

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    I am bi-polar / Personality disorder I am manic high/ manic low at times I am moody, I am happy I am out spoken, speak my mind when it is needed I can be soft spoken, or loud I...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    Venus Moshrefi's work has been uplifting in state of mind and physical well-being. I had been suffering from depressive episodes until she introduced me to what the real reason was...
    SSKelly SSKelly 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Hi! My name is Kat, and I'm a new member (obviously) I love cats, art, my girlfriend, and music. I have been diagnosed with Bipolar disorder, Major depressive disorder, social...
    KatKatastrophy KatKatastrophy 13-15, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    My husband cheated on me with prostitutes. Two a month ago, and once in 2012, when we were separated. He had that one come to our house while our kids were sleeping upstairs. These...
    MrsElizabeth MrsElizabeth 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 20

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    During childhood I felt alone, different, and anxious. Later I became moody. I never exposed my real feelings but rather hid them away. To friends and teachers I was a happy...
    Jal172 Jal172 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    My adult son has binge eating disorder. We have four children, all living at home, and this problem puts a gigantic shadow over the whole family. My son is totally obsessed with...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    It's like a void where there had to be actual feelings. I s suffered and still suffer alone, far from home, trying to find myself a way in my life. So, basically, the only persons...
    suns3ta suns3ta 18-21, F Mar 22

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    I'm sorry if I don't seem the same, I am going through a rather awful and depressive stage. I feel stuck and I don't know what to do really.
    anom33 anom33 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 26

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    Today has been a really rough day. These last three days actually have been really rough. I've been trying to stay positive because I know what my depression can do to me if I...
    Moonchild205 Moonchild205 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Hello, been a member of this site for a while and have never posted before. I am around 40 and have been living with Dysthymia for 20 years now. I guess I'm looking for someone...
    Broken73 Broken73 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder along with Major Depressive Disorder and Avoidant Personality Type as of this past month. I've had this diagnosis since...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    And it's all depressive, but here it is: http://morbidmantras.tumblr.com/ I'd be really glad if you people had a look at it :)
    MariaMelon MariaMelon 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I was hospitalized for MDD, (major depressive disorder) four years ago. Spent 23 days in a VA hospital trying to get it under control. My nurses and team were ******' amazing...
    Michael5280 Michael5280 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have an addictive personality and I think I even got addicted to a person, please don't judge. I have quit smoking around the same time I quit a destructive relationship- around...
    eliahlior eliahlior 22-25 Apr 2

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    I've notice when I don't create something in a long time, I get depressive. I have to express myself, whether it be painting, calligraphy or collaging.
    BioFem17 BioFem17 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am not putting this experience on here to put anyone in a depressive mood, I'm putting this on here to advise you NOT to commit suicide, I was planning to, and then I stopped. I...
    Ryanholmes20375 Ryanholmes20375 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    I've had a hard life, emotionally and socially and minus all the details it's been really damaging and depressive. No matter how hard I tried I could get out of the pits and it...
    mayorMax mayorMax 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 4

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    Well i guess it doesn't matter where you go for support. I guess always going to be some judgemental ***** out their. No wonder the world is a depressive suicidal place with people...
    Taz1995 Taz1995 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Ah, there's nothing quite like waking up to the muffled sounds of your own sobbing... I sometimes wake up crying, though it happens less frequently of late. It is not every night...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F Apr 7

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    I am almost positive I have a Depressive Disorder so I told my mom..she didn't believe me and said I'm full of myself..
    Bizzle187 Bizzle187 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Some People may know me as a depressive and sad Person but today it's a really good day. I'm smiling and laughing and relaxing, I see things in a different light than yesterday...
    2wrp 2wrp 13-15, F a week ago

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    1. I have played video games all my life but don't have any console gamer friends to geek out with. 2. I have worked at a mentally ill housing facility. 3. I want to be a writer. 4...
    slowcheetagirl slowcheetagirl 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Well, with all my cuts and diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder, the Air Force recruiter said there's no way I'd be able to join the Air Force at all, let alone apply for the Air...
    BloodintheWater BloodintheWater 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hey everyone my name is Aneesah and I have just been diagnosed with psychosis and mild depression.Just a little history :so last year this time i tried to commit suicide i...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Actually, I've always been single, never had a girlfriend and I'm 18 and already going to a university, and it is embarrasing. It makes me feel like I'm not worth for any girl. I...
    DeniedWings DeniedWings 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I don't exactly have a reason for it. I just do. I know it's extremely unhealthy to do. But I usually only do it when I've had depressive moments where I sleep sleep sleep for days...
    mp3s mp3s 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I really just want to post my system. If anyone has personalities similar to mine please contact me. I would love someone for both myself and them to talk to. I am Kaci. I'm the...
    therearemanymes therearemanymes 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am a struggling med student and my family just couldn't care less. I am so far from home and I am continuously fighting for their support financially and emotionally. My mother...
    Fudgeyhope Fudgeyhope 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 20