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I Am Bi Polar

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    Hang On Its Gunna Be a Bumpy Ride! - who would have thought? i mean i am normal right? everone else is weird, and i am simply normal...its normal to go from the queen of the world...
    caspelletier caspelletier 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 18, 2009

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    My Experience - Hi. It's been a little over a year now since everything started happening. I've been through a lot, and it seems so much longer. I'm doing good now though. Although...
    lager87 lager87 18-21 2 Responses Sep 7, 2008

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    Life Is Tough - Once I was diagnosed with bipolar, I thought my life was over. I had several doctors opinions....but they all came out the same. I was scared and honestly I am...
    picgirl picgirl 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 20, 2008

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    Bipolar Affective Disorder Type 2 - It started being noticeable when I hit puberty, about age 13. My mom didn't understand why I would have fits like a 5 year old about some things...
    iowabee iowabee 18-21, F Oct 20, 2011

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    Im Bi Polar and Proud of It - When i was finally diagnosed with Bi Polar disorder, i had practically lived my whole life up to that point with fits and outbursts of rage...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 11, 2009

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    I Am Bp...... - I am BP.....I have learned in the last few years how to control it WITHOUT MEDICATION which in experience was nothing but a bunch of garbage!! it made me worse...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 7, 2010

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    Emotional Rollercoaster - All I can say is for me: Best Highs, Worst Lows. 
    mweichman mweichman 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 23, 2009

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    Get Over It They Say... - I was misdiagnosed as many are for about 12 years. I was on every anti depressant known to man. We all know the story. You take the medicine (which isn't...
    hisdreamy hisdreamy 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2009

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    I Am Bi Polar - I just hadda vent a bit. I am bi polar and by no means do I say that with pride. Being bi polar is really hard. Sometimes you cant even find the strength to get out...
    nync333 nync333 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    A Tough Role - Dear Friends, I have been in the full-time, after college workforce for 11 years now. In 11 years I've had 9 different jobs. I was laid off from some of these jobs...
    MzScarlett MzScarlett 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    I Am Bipolar and Still Young - well i am 18 and when i was in elementary i was in special services as emotionally impared because everyone knew that i was really emotionally and...
    lostinlife18 lostinlife18 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11, 2009

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    Recently Diagnosed As Bi Polar - I've struggled with depression and anxiety for most of my life. My mom is a psychologist so I've also been subjected to many different doctor...
    imasuperhero imasuperhero 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2012

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    Been Bi-polar For 7 Years - I was put on several meds at a time many of which were sedating and addictive. None of which seemed to work in concert with each other. About three...
    firefae firefae 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 25, 2008

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    I Am Bi - I am bi and of the polar bear persuasion.  I escaped from the zoo several years ago and have been on the lam.  It's hard disguising oneself when he weighs a...
    levin60kitty levin60kitty 61-65 Jan 7, 2009

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    Manic Episodes - Although I've had many professionals ask if I was bi-polar, it's not until I had a full manic episode witnessed before I was diagnosed.  I've struggled...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 1, 2009

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    Just the Other Day... - i was talking to a friend.  She commented on how much i have changed since she's known me.  Funny, cause i seem the same to me.  You know...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 20, 2009

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    Scared - I found out my fiance is being deployed in 11 days. we only got 2 weeks notice. He will be shipping out to georgia and then straight to iraq. As soon as I saw the e-mail I...
    jinxy18 jinxy18 18-21 Dec 2, 2008

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    Abilify - has anyone else here tried abilify? i can't tell you how many different meds i've tried, most to unsuccessful ends. i was on lamictal for a while, and that had been...
    earthdragon earthdragon 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 24, 2008

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    My Bi Polar Trip - I was recently diagnosed with Bi-polar disorder. I was diagnosed with this illness after having been treated for exhaustion and depression. I am a professional...
    tiggeroo tiggeroo 41-45 4 Responses Oct 17, 2008

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    I already did the polar plunge this year, and last year, and the year before, but that's not good enough for my daughter, who now expects me to jump in the lake during the next 24...
    betweenthe10andthequeen betweenthe10andthequeen 56-60, M 4 days ago

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    I was bi-polar and on meds, now I am cured. Went to a holistic doctor.
    laidback30328 laidback30328 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    In the Springtime, a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of love.... A bears perspective. I always think of the first day of spring as the new year. I suppose, with the advent of...
    SweetKiester SweetKiester 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My mum is very negative, snappy, and gossips. I'm beginning to loath her as she harms my mind about life.
    GodsPrincesseOrchidee GodsPrincesseOrchidee 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 26

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    Bipolar disorder type 2. I enjoy up in all sorts of binds because I am constantly "doing" according to mood. I spend too much money, buy too many things I think I need, drink 2 or...
    reallymee reallymee 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    Episode #2. Last week went pretty well, I guess. And then tonight happened. Shewww. I hate how they always try to justify their own problems by bringing up yours. (That seems to be...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 Apr 7

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    I am so sick and tired of the Dr. Jeckle and Mr. Hyde routine from my husband I just cannot take living with him and look forward to my freedom when we are divorced. He's...
    Rena4 Rena4 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel like my emotions change to much and I'm always irradiated at the slightest thing. I tried talking about it but no one want to listen.
    YoungSavy16 YoungSavy16 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Psychology Today has a couple of recent articles regarding "Does Sexless marriage justify adultery". The articles are reasonable and informed and the comments worthwhile. They...
    hl42 hl42 51-55, M 7 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    As usual I don't know where to start this, but I have to find relief somehow and writing always seems like the best solution. My husband and I have been married for 7 years (it'll...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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    It's true. I have talked and read stories from a lot of people here on EP who seem to feel HOPELESS. Like the world is coming to an end. If this is you, It's not the end of the...
    lowermrdeeds lowermrdeeds 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    A new drug to help bi-polar disorder. I would rather be dead. This sucks!
    meknot meknot 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 18

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    I need happiness in my life, it is strange (and no, I'm not bi-polar; it depends on the events that happen to me that influence/trigger me feeling lonely), sometimes I feel sad...
    5fragments 5fragments 22-25 Mar 18

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    Hello brothers and sisters of the EP Sangha, this group now has 60 members and 60 stories; I love symmetry! 60 plus 60 is 120 which is one third of 360, 180 is half of 360 and 18...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I am a 30 year old woman, I recently had a medical abortion and wanted to post my experience online to help shed light on the subject. Most of what I found online in the way of...
    rkc1983 rkc1983 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    Joined yesterday. Still getting the hang of this. My name is Alexandra but call me Alex, I'm from Australia 🐨. I enjoy writing short stories, watching fail videos and taking...
    Aly142 Aly142 13-15, F 13 Responses Mar 20

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    50 things about me... 1). I have brown hair 2). I have blue eyes 3). I'm 21 years young 4). I am an introvert 5). I love writing 6). I am an avid Video-Game player 7). I...
    Mcgregor117 Mcgregor117 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Since the passing of Fred Phelps this past week I had been thinking about how I feel about him and his cults message of hate. At first I was happy. No, elated about his death. I...
    missourimule63 missourimule63 46-50 Mar 22

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    Mild cp, deformed hand, poor vision and hearing, poor teeth, weak heart, something undiagnosed with my brain (sort like a stroke but not), type 2 diabetes, psoriasis, soliios, ADHD...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Mar 23

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    My older brother takes his anger out on me , he has been for years. Mostly verbal abuse he uses some seriously ugly words just to bring me down and make sure I'm as miserable as he...
    kim95164 kim95164 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 25

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    My parents have been suffering with a mental disorder, my dad has schizophrenia and my mum has bi-polar depression. I am free, because I am aware of their problems and know how to...
    GodsPrincesseOrchidee GodsPrincesseOrchidee 26-30, F Mar 26

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    From Alaska and my neighbors are polar bears
    alaskandale alaskandale 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 26

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    I have been with my partner 2.5 years. Our first year together was a good one, he lived in his home and I lived in mine. He seemed so different from all the guys I had dated before...
    painfultime painfultime 31-35 2 Responses Mar 26

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    It's almost hard to say I hate her because she is bi-polar, but at the same time, It's not. When I was little and my mother was having an 'episode' my stepfather would always tell...
    KeebieBeebie KeebieBeebie 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Let me just let it all out. 1: my nickname is Sam. 2: I have a mild case of bi-polarism. 3: I don't think I'm really bipolar, doctors just don't understand my mind. 4: I've never...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I have bi-polar and thus I have bad days. When I say bad days I mean that thinking and socializing become difficult. I still don't know what to do when this happens but I have a...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    We are basically mutually embarrassed of each other. So our relationship is on the down low. o.o We are absolutely polar opposites. we hang out around completely different people...
    JessieTheGreekGoddess JessieTheGreekGoddess 18-21, F 13 Responses Mar 29

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    Well, where to start.... Our relationship is polarised almost to the point of paralysis. We can rarely make a mutually agreeable decision about anything no matter how trivial. I...
    waratah67 waratah67 46-50, M 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I'm an over thinker and I analyze everything but like bad! It affects me daily and sometimes my relationships...my thoughts aren't always bad but more just like I run cinereos...
    Gravity949 Gravity949 36-40, M 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I need help. I just don't feel normal at all. All I do is worry about anything and everything. Sleepless nights, poor appetite etc. but my biggest problem is my mood. I can flip at...
    shells1911 shells1911 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Straight Gay Bi Lesbian Asian European American Southern Canadian Christian Jewish Catholic Muslim Autistic Bi-Polar OCD Man Women ANYTHING I accept and love everyone no...
    biebbrauhll biebbrauhll 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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    A teenager battling with an over-analysing mind and depression is so tiring. I've been through phases and levels in my life I thought I wouldn't be able to go through. I thought I...
    gxbriellejade gxbriellejade 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 31