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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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    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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    I am suffering from manic depression.I have been depressed for almost my whole entire life it is destroying important relationships.I have too many mental illnesses I was in denial...
    xxsadisticbitchxx xxsadisticbitchxx 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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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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    I have Bipolar. Medication is needed just to maintain the title 'normal'. Average teenager? Try, average Bipolar teen. If I accidentally mix a dosage of my medication I will go...
    morganmavina morganmavina 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am not sure I like the title of this experience. I do have bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed at 21 with bipolar disorder, and have been struggling with my diagnosis, and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 23

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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 a week ago

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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 3 days ago

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    During childhood I felt alone, different, and anxious. Later I became moody. I never exposed my real feelings but rather hid them away. To friends and teachers I was a happy...
    Jal172 Jal172 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20

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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 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 3 days ago

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    I am bipolar and i haven't been a relationship i a long time because the mood swings were to much for me to handle so i couldn't do that to anyone else. I've been on my meds for...
    UnexpectedSuspect UnexpectedSuspect 26-30 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My mother was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder when she was my age and I live with it every day. Hers seems to follow the lunar cycle, but we live with it.
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder
    justagirlsb justagirlsb 18-21, F 3 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 3 Responses 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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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 3 days 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 19 hrs 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 5 days ago

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    If you've played the game, you accept to Fifa Coins be accustomed with the rules administering it. A bagful of FIFA 14 bill will be your alone admission to acquirement...
    johe988 johe988 22-25, M Mar 20

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    Being accepted is a common issue in many generation now. As much as i have not been accepted for who i was, it never drove me to not accept who "you" are. Down the road there are...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    Can you really accept your fate? Could you accept your fate if you knew what fate had in store for you? Would you try and change yours or someone else's fate? Our do we have no...
    bioshock22 bioshock22 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 20

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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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    If you accept for the weird, non-normal person I am, than I have no reason not to accept you
    ash5698 ash5698 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    why blame someone or try and get out of something you have done, accept the wrongs and start to right them yourself through first accepting what you have done
    Hemanwar Hemanwar 18-21, M Mar 23

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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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