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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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    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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    My boyfriend is 17 and is bipolar we have a long distance relationship and I love him so much he is the first guy I have ever felt this strong about. I am bisexual so to fall for...
    deadspiritied deadspiritied 13-15, F Mar 30

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    Most days, when I was younger, I knew I was different in many ways. Right now I'm diagnosed with four mental disorders(yay me not 😒) and bipolar was the last one I found out...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F Mar 28

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    I'm bipolar and it sucks major ****. I'm limited to what I can and can't do because of the way I feel all the time. My mood changes so rapidly and its taking over my life. My...
    bxttlebxrn bxttlebxrn 16-17, F Apr 6

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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 Apr 11

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    I am bipolar. I see a doctor these times to make me diagnose and my father is also bipolar. I am certain of being too. Unfortunately, I had drugs problems in the past which have...
    thinordie thinordie 16-17, F Apr 15

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    I can not believe how many similar experiences there are on here. Although I am so sorry you all are going through this as well, I am also glad I am not alone. I just filed for...
    jude36 jude36 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I just recently discovered that I had bipolar disorder I was feel really down and having issues with my meds and my mom decided to take me to a phycyatrist, I'm so thankful to this...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    i was diagnosed when i was only 13. but i dont feel any different from other people. well maybe i do... i knew other people didnt constanty feel depressed, or so hyper they thought...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Here is a very sad story. I have bipolar. I am allergic to all bipolar medications and they cause me to have an adverse reactions. Lithium caused me to act insane and created...
    ruanbe ruanbe 18-21 1 Response Apr 5

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    Never knowing how the next day will be, when it'll turn and how I'm going to put up with it. None of my friends get it, my family supports me but they don't get me either. How is...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    The dark is there but the light is creeping in and I don't exactly welcome it. When it gets bad its just a prison in my mind. It is scary, familiar, and draining. Then things shift...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Apr 10

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    A QUESTION I'm not sure I can answer. It's this. Please think about it. Bipolar disorder can be and is so disruptive and crazy and wild - and so suicidally depressing at times...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I think I have Bipolar Disorder (I not consulted a psychologist but I have all symptoms of bipolar ), also i have a bit of a problem with social anxiety. I have so many mood swings...
    Ovidiu91 Ovidiu91 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    justagirlsb justagirlsb 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    I am legally bad well B.A.D Bipolar Affective Disorder i have a horrible temper i get pissed off and i throw stuff around break stuff im uncontrollable it runs in the family my gpa...
    LaTeAssassin LaTeAssassin 16-17, M Mar 30

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    i been having bipolar since i was 14 im 23 now and i been in and out of hospitals more than 6 times. i recently been diagnosed with schizophrenia as well. i really want to die. i...
    starfire0 starfire0 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Here for anyone that needs to talk! I was diagnosed with post partum depression after I gave birth to my son, then clinical depression, and then bipolar disorder. I was on...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I think I have bipolar but I'm scared to find out
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I feel like I have bipolar but I have no idea. There are times where I'm so happy for periods of weeks or months then go straight to depression a severe one. Then I'm happy at...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm bipolar, for the most part it has ruined my life for the last ten years. I've been angry, vicious, doing hard drugs, sleeping around and hurting everyone who comes close to me...
    ksnaps ksnaps 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    On a serious note, I suffer from bipolar disorder and depression. So I think this is why I'm single. Im not the same person all the time and i go a bit crazy sometimes. People don...
    onemorelie onemorelie 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Alright, so the bf/fiancé is bipolar. I put him out the other day for punching a hole in the wall, he knew this was unacceptable before doing it. It's getting hard. Sometimes I...
    WhereIsTheLogic WhereIsTheLogic 31-35, F 4 Responses Apr 13

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    Oh great as if it can't any worse my shrink discloses to me that I am afflicted with Bipolar. The shock... I tried telling my mother and what a mistake that was. She made it about...
    Ashlaaay Ashlaaay 22-25, F Apr 15

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    My bipolar is so bad this morning , in the back of my head is lingering the thoughts of how much of a **** up I am , but at the same time I'm dancing and signing along to happy...
    neckd33p neckd33p 16-17, F Apr 15

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    I am diagnosed bipolar April 14, I knew there was something wrong anyway so finding out wasn't supriseing.just last week Monday I was ok Tuesday I was depressed I mean to the point...
    Alwaysandforever29 Alwaysandforever29 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Im a bipolar hell spawned demon ***** but when I'm in a good mood, i like to bake cookies and **** 😍😘💋
    MissUnderstoodx MissUnderstoodx 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel like running away. Starting over, and than I think, my bipolar and anxiety will still be there. Dose it ever get better? Its not always my family fault I get like this. But...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Is it possible for bipolar meds to just stop working? Has this happened to anyone? Or is it possible that someone can develop such a tolerance to it that it seems to not have any...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have always suffered from depression and severe anxiety (I'm working my way out of that now), but I was diagnosed Bipolar in 2011. The thing is, I'm so aware of my mania and I...
    jadakaii jadakaii 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    Trying to accept the things that we can change, the courage to change the things we can and the wisdom to know the difference comes form Accepting Reality as it is in the current...
    mlcockrell mlcockrell 36-40, M Apr 7

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    #6 because I only just remembered what I was originally going to write so this will be shorter We won't believe in ourselves properly. We don't. We believe in each other though...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Or do I simply wish I did? No matter how hard we try not to judge, or how hard we try to accept people as they are, there will always be a small part of us that continues to...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 13 Responses Apr 8

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    I accept others very well in my opinion, I accept people who deserve to be accepted. The one thing that annoys me, is that I don't get it in return. I think it's because no one...
    AtticusAneamagus AtticusAneamagus 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 13

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    It's difficult everyday just looking at myself in the mirror. Currently I'm emotionally drained because I don't feel accepted by anybody and my family does not understand me so I...
    AngelK2010 AngelK2010 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Living in a country where I see gay and transexual people or even people with color suffer just makes me say we humans should accept each other more. Different doesn't mean bad how...
    Blueberrybliss Blueberrybliss 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Ha! What a ******* liar I am! "I accept the end"......please! I never accept the end! I just keep on fighting and fighting and FIGHTING!! It's exhausting. All that fighting for...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    **** people who think that they are better than anyone. Everyone has qualities and flaws. But certain qualities or flaws won't make you a better person. Stand up for people who are...
    JesPB JesPB 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 25

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    This is what I do. I accept everyone. I don't care if your gay or a furry, if your 57 or 12, you can smell or look "ugly" but I will never judge you. Whatever you do you have a...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Sometimes I can't accept them cause I know the motives behind said compliments and that is quite different. For a time I was able to accept them and actually believe them,though...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 3

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    I realize how the concept of 'liking' on Facebook is directly related to a desire to be accepted but there's an opposite of liking without a button- the informal name is 'trolling...
    TomorrowIsNew TomorrowIsNew 41-45 Apr 4

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    I accept people as they are and wish the same in return. Please accept me, just as I am.
    Blodeuwedd1 Blodeuwedd1 56-60 5 Responses Apr 5

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Ever since this girl first walked into our school for the first time, I couldn't take my eyes off her, and I know I probably wasn't the only one gazing at her beauty. Through my...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I accept responsibility and accountability for my own actions. I wished others did so we could cutout all this BS about bulling and abusing both people and animals alike. It is...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F Apr 7

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    Accept is the correct term, not believe, as it so often incorrectly put. Belief is irrelevant. Evolution is a scientific theory, which means it is supported by an enormous amount...
    Qataram Qataram 36-40, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Honestly I don't understand some people who can't accept others because of their sexuality… No dude! We don't fall in love with boys or girls specifically, we fall in love with...
    Annablake Annablake 13-15, F 10 Responses Apr 10

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    Yup I want to be accept but idk if it could happen !!!!!!! So yeah i am half accepted
    Iamnotperfect Iamnotperfect 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago