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I Am Bi Polar With Major Depression

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    I have an amazing support system. It's too bad I don't let them support me. For some reason I am unable to talk to my family and friends about how I am feeling. I am in such a dark place right now. Nothing is going right, hope is nothing more than a word. Setting goals is so far...
    jeffro499 jeffro499 26-30 2 Responses Sep 27, 2011

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    I Will Not Let My Illness Defeat Or Define Me!

    Getting diagnosed was a pretty deflating thing for me. Hell, I was already in the midst of the worst depressive episode I had ever encountered, why not enlighten me with a more serious disorder as well? I went home and sat on the couch for hours. I didn't speak, eat, or sleep. I...
    jeffro499 jeffro499 26-30 1 Response Sep 28, 2011

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    Building It Up Just To Tear It Back Down...

    As far back as I can remember my life has been a rollercoaster. I can remember flipping out and screaming at my mother for the smallest of things. Twenty minutes later I would be fine, the immense anger a distant memory. My periodical moments of rage would only continue, going to...
    jeffro499 jeffro499 26-30 Sep 27, 2011

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    It's quite sad that the "I battle depression" group has 70,000 people in it, and the "I am happy" group has only 3000 people in it :(
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    Ever since I was younger I have battled with depression and anxiety. It's honestly nothing that can just "go away" from a few pills prescribed from my doctor. Depression sucks. It...
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    I am going on medication tomorrow. I was recently diagnosed with chronic depression and anxiety, also known as Dysthymia. Since the 4th grade, and I'm now a Junior in High School...
    vanstable123 vanstable123 16-17, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I think it's been a bit over 5 years, but that depends on when I should count that it started. It esentially started with a semi-trauma. Maybe a bit before that but holy damn did...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've seen this question before... What is depression like? Now, it may not be the same for everyone. Depression varies in intensity, in length, in type. For some, like me, it's a...
    bluerose2218 bluerose2218 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I'm not blaming anybody but myself for where I am and the circumstances I have to face in my life. It's not my parent's fault, nor is it my friend's fault. It's my fault. I own it...
    Noregrets5 Noregrets5 41-45, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have had to hide my relationship with my boyfriend since I was 14 years old (I am now 18)... I for some reason told my mom he was bi polar (which he told me that he was) I didn't...
    internetkid internetkid 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This was actually a couple of days ago, my boyfriend of 11 months is on holiday for 3 weeks and I have to be honest, I've not been completely sure about the relationship recently...
    confuzzled411 confuzzled411 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I suffer from Bi Polar depression. When I was first diagnosed with depression, they diagnosed me with chronic depression which is depression caused by the fact that somebody wants...
    AnyExperience AnyExperience 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am what people call a "manageable" bi-polar. I don't usually have manic states but, when I do they're huge and blow up in my face. The truth is there is no such thing as...
    AnyExperience AnyExperience 13-15, F a week ago

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    This statement for me is not yet true but that doesn't mean it never will be. There are times when I think to my self "Amber, stop kidding your-self, you have been depressed for...
    amberblueford15 amberblueford15 13-15, F a week ago

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    "Hello darkness, my old friend, I've come to talk with you again." I just figured that was a cool line to start this with. So I went to see a psychologist today. Against my natural...
    TheGirlFromJupiter TheGirlFromJupiter 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I was diagnosed with Chronic Depression. I take the real strong meds for it and go to a shrink, which is what I call my therapist, twice a week. It all started when my grandama...
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    Im sleeping and I have this anxiety to wake up and see my boyfriend s phone. I have dreams he talking to someone..all the times he was talking I was right.I don't ever think it...
    moondesires moondesires 18-21, F Jul 21

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    Ugh. I wish the depression and anxiety would go away. Recently, we found out that we are going to move out to the country side on an 80 acre horse ranch! Lots of horses, arenas...
    SparkleSwirl SparkleSwirl 18-21, F Jul 20

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    For more than half my life I have battled. Diagnosed early at 19 with bipolar thrusted into my 1st major episode. Those that dnt know & say just snap out of it Ive wanted to smack...
    Sugasug Sugasug 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 20

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    Recovery was going very well. For two weeks I had no minor/major breakdowns & no suicidal thoughts. I thought things were finally "getting better". Then my mother ruined it. My mom...
    suicidalbieber suicidalbieber 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    I have never found self pity to be a helpful friend, and it won't be for you.. .I call you to manhood, to embrace the hard things in life for they are how God trains us to be...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 19

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    🔷Have you ever found yourself struggling so hard with the depression that you decide it's time to medicate or else you will loose your **** and go mad? 🔹Trying the...
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    I am so tired of being here and I am so tired of taking medication everyday. I only get a bad episode once every few weeks but when I do it's very bad. I don't even know how to...
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    Depression is our darkness, our light, and our fall. Depression is a monster, a weakness to all. She lies within us and cries every night, Bearing all the pain we've bottled up...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I brought a Polaroid 600 secondhand a couple of weeks ago, they're real classic cameras.
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    I am 16 years old and I was recently diagnosed with major depression and an anxiety dissolver after attempting to commit suicide. I still have trouble believing I could have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15

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    SweetSpiritEnergy SweetSpiritEnergy 26-30 2 Responses Jul 15

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    Battling depression is serious if you see someone battling depression offer to talk to them and listen to them and be there for them. Being depressed isn't attention seeking if...
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