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I Am Bipolar And Accept It

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    Refreshing!

    Today for one of the first times ever I was treated as a person and NOT a mental illness by a psychiatrist. I can't tell you how refreshing it is to have someone talk to me like a normal person instead of a delusional - and possible - psychopath. Finally, I feel like the help I...
    GuardstheGrey GuardstheGrey 22-25, M Mar 22, 2012

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    A Bipolar Survivor

    i was diagnosed bipolar last year after just being used to the sudden fluctuations in moods one day up the next down and i have now settled on my meds and am now getting the psychiatric help that is tailored to help me and not the medical profession i would like to think that i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 22, 2012

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    I think I am bipolar. I feel depressed and angry easily over thoughts in my head, 99.9% on how people have treated me with rudeness, betrayal, indifference and unfairness. In...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I get mixed episodes a lot and my doctor told me that I have mixed bipolar and I was wondering what do your mixed episodes feel like? mine feel like extreme agitation like I can't...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    The VA can't afford for all veterans to be diagnosed with PTSD, so before finally caving and giving me this diagnosis, which is more acceptable for a veteran, I was accused of...
    Stella30 Stella30 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have been reading people's stories with no energy to write at all. I have been seeing a guy for 4 yrs. at first it felt like we were soul mates. we clicked n he was so...
    zamalishas zamalishas 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I find it exhausting have so much going on in my mind, but no words or energy to express. I feel crazy with every thought that passes. I feel judged with every stare, pat or...
    honestcloud honestcloud 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    The road to my diagnosis was a long and rocky journey. I've had problems with depression since I was a teenager. My parents just wrote it off as me being a moody kid. During my...
    Imagine20 Imagine20 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Now we've been in settlement. The truth and the center, so to talk, in the subject. But don't forget the Supreme Court docket--a vital Portion of the conspiracy versus you and me...
    Anthony8147jwj6 Anthony8147jwj6 31-35, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    The concept that Continual inflammatory diseases including Dry Eye could be modified by utilizing immunomodulators and biologics to fine tune the orchestral cacophony with the...
    Anthony1604hzs1 Anthony1604hzs1 31-35, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    William7035cob3 William7035cob3 31-35, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    So, I've been really reluctant to post anything here but I'm just taking a leap of faith I guess. Two years ago, I was extremely depressed and was getting suicidal and I wrote a...
    BryannaC BryannaC 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I have never posted a blog entry in my life but I need support from people who understand mental illness. I cannot stand being bipolar. I ******* hate it! It is exhausting and...
    Bipolartype2 Bipolartype2 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    The ups feel like I could fly across the world, and lows make every bone in my body ache. Why am I this way? Overall, I consider myself a well-rounded person. I eat well, I...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I'm fully aware what bipolar is but is it possible to think that you actually have it ? I have been diagnosed with depression but I believe there is more to it.. Has anyone been...
    demie18 demie18 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I really hate being Bipolar. I honestly don't really know anyone who likes it, but who knows. I am someone who likes know why and why not for almost everything. like everything has...
    AfraidOfMyOwnMind AfraidOfMyOwnMind 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Here I sit in a dilemma I often do to myself my ambitions have outweighed my capabilities.(if you're a grammar nut pls stop here) I'm bipolar and currently not medicated which has...
    tater08 tater08 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    For the majority of my youth I was athletic, smart, enthusiastic, and overall an extremely sociable person. I was a varsity lettermen for swimming my freshmen year of high school...
    durden284 durden284 22-25, M Dec 28, 2014

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    My mood is taking a turn for the worst. Down I go, I feel helpless. I know what's coming, and yet I cannot stop it. I clench my teeth, tighten my jaw, shut my mouth. Otherwise I...
    InexplicablyWrong InexplicablyWrong 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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    I didn't want to write this, but I guess it's going to help me deal with what I'm thinking and feeling this past week. I'm bipolar, that is a fact. I can't be so violent anymore...
    InnocentPigeon InnocentPigeon 70+ 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    It's hard to admit you're bipolar, nobody seems to believe me when I tell them. I don't take meds, I'm not sure I believe they really work, not for me anyway. They seem to kill my...
    Katree7 Katree7 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Does anyone else feel as if they are judged for their illness? Sometimes I feel as if I have to keep it all a secret... I don't let many people in, especially not about my past or...
    behindthesegemineyes behindthesegemineyes 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I dont know if this qualifies as being Bipolar but I share ma body with "myself". Meaning- its like I have to make decisions but I fight with maself. And when I make up ma mind...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I go through a roller-coaster of emotions everyday, sad than happy than angry to joyful. I'll have days when I can't stand the idea of people being around me or even getting out of...
    irishblackwolf irishblackwolf 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    The crazy thing about being bipolar and having people that care about you is the over analyzation. The why you woke at 4 instead of 5 is something wrong with you. Why are you...
    dburger dburger 26-30, M Jan 5

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    My mother has bipolar and sometimes admits it. Most of the time she won't. Two days ago she threatened to kill herself if I didn't give into her demands. She puts herself in...
    rudereplica rudereplica 31-35, F Jan 7

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    Experiencing bipolar symptoms. Ive been great for a month or two, lately these past few days ive been feeling depressed. Tonight i cried for the first time in a year. I was...
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    This is the time when my depression got the best in me! It's been so long from my last depression! I thought i am all cured until the beginning of this year! I had a huge fight...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jan 13

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    I apologize in advance because I know this will be a long post. My fiancé and I have been together for a little over a year,she was diagnosed with bipolar1 with psychotic features...
    Suzuki437 Suzuki437 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    Bipolar Sucks The one day that I'm feeling sick I can't be for fear my girls will make daddy mad because he's feeling "off" today. This sucks so much and makes me want to cry. So...
    Cilly32 Cilly32 31-35, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I feel like my bipolar is ruining my relationship. I never know if I want to be with my gf or if the feelings are even there anymore and it's driving me mad. Anyone else been thru...
    HarrySavage96 HarrySavage96 18-21, M 5 Responses a week ago

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    So the last few days have been hell for me because i don't know where i am with my bipolar, all i know is i have spent money i did't have which got me in trouble with my husband...
    BrokenWildChild BrokenWildChild 36-40, M 6 days ago

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    I suffer with bipolar type 2 . For the last 3 years it was diagnosed with just pmdd. It's been so hard writing about it makes me want to tear up. It's hard to talk to someone about...
    final666 final666 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    So for the first time in my life I sought treatment for bipolar. I was put on meds. I gotta say. Damn I wish I'd of done this yrs ago! I feel calm. I don't feel that rage or...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    i am proud to be member of this group because only very few in this world have those quality above. Like I already said sorry to one friend here in my story on the title I am...
    psycruler psycruler 31-35, M 3 Responses Jan 15

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    I accept everyone for exactly who they are but accepting who someone is doesn't automatically cite tolerance or approval. It simply means that one has mentally realized who someone...
    Nyx1978 Nyx1978 36-40, F 9 Responses Jan 12

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    I do strongly believe people should accept themselves as they are either it will prevent others accepting you or those who do accept you for who you are feel they are fighting a...
    EdwardIX EdwardIX 22-25, M Jan 11

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    Freedom, honesty, Acceptance To have the freedom All the cloaks of social acceptance All the preconceived ideas no matter To be able to be the person The real and true you deep...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 15

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    I accept people as they are. Why not? they can't help who they are and who they became. Only one thing that keep me away is negative people. I can't accept that because I don't...
    ladylare ladylare 31-35, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Had a get 1 hour visit with my "girlfriend" tonight, plus a couple of nice talks. The fact that she left to go home to her other live in boyfriend has once again left me feeling...
    DrHowl DrHowl 51-55, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I guess I've done some major exploring. And I'm a big mix up of contradictions. I'm a Christian. Do I attend church? I haven't in well over a year. I was a pastor's daughter (he...
    Gab1331 Gab1331 16-17 4 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    I accept you for who you are because I want others to accept me the way I am too :) Know that people are awesome just the way they are, no need to change. And if ever distance and...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 9

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    I am an unusually accepting person. Smoking, trashy, poor, saggy t -its, whatever . I hardly notice these things. I've been told I am unusually accepting. I befriended a mentally...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 15

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    There are scars visible each having a story behind, left to be gazed upon time and time, I let them take over, The past reflecting and hurting me as the first and last, I can't...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    yeah i have problems, and yeah, definitely more than most people. but i am more than just my problems. they are a part if me not i a part of them. I accept people as they are and...
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 28, 2014

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