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I Am Bipolar And Accept It

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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 am bipolar and will not allow people to shame

    and stigmatize me for things I've done while manic. I know I'm a good man but I'm out of control when I high mania. Show a person feel bad for having cancer and soiling there bed?
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 16

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    I more than except bipolar finally getting

    moods under control I getting cloud lifted off on my thinking is like a awakening. If you can get to a point in your life where bipolar isn't hurting you. It's no longer a mental illness but a gift.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jun 25

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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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    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    it is hard sometimes...cuz if I could change the world, you would be the sunlight in my universe, n u wood think our love was really something good....eric clapton what happens...
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response Aug 18

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