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I Am Manic Depressive

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    Any Body Shared the Same Experience??

    hey! im 13! my dad went into hospital in january this year! we had been on holiday and because of the family that came with us,, my dad went on a high.. the holiday was a nightmare! the other family were rowing and very lazy! we had gone on holiday for a rest but when...
    bananapuff bananapuff 13-15 Aug 13, 2009

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    Fired After Four Months

    My first manic episode happened to me during my first professional job after graduate school. I felt so happy and fulfilled in life and was working very hard to establish a career. When I moved into the city (2 months after starting work), I noticed that I was starting to...
    CW1715 CW1715 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2011

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    Where Do I Go From Here?

    I have been battling with manic depression for some 20+ years now.  Just the other day I started going back to Therapy with a Therapist that I had seen many moons ago.  The reason I wanted to get back to Therapy is because I had a my uterus removed this past March. ...
    texas2005 texas2005 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    Semantics: I Call It Life

      Hmmm...what to say about bipolar. In true manic depressive fashion, both bipolar and the contemplation of it leave me hopelessly ambivalent. I can’t detach from it and simultaneously, I seem unable to reconcile bipolar with my self, with who I am. I guess my...
    LickingStamps LickingStamps 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 5, 2009

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    I Now Have Adhd As Well As Bipolar

    I WAS TOLD I HAD ADHD BECAUSE I FORGET WHERE I PUT THINGS AND I CAN NOT SIT STILL I HAVE TO BE IN CONSTANT MOTION.  I WAS OFF OF THE VYVNASE WHICH I TAKE FOR THE ADHD FOR 2 WEEKS AND I CAN TELL THAT I HAVE NOT BEEN TAKING IT.  I PICK UP THE PRESCRIPTION YESTERDAY AND...
    texas2005 texas2005 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 27, 2010

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    I just need someone to sit in my room

    and do drugs with me all night. I need to be anaesthetized and placated. I want to blast music while so high I no longer recognize my corporeal form. I need to know that I am in the presence of something with a pulse. I feel unreal.
    WithoutChemicals WithoutChemicals 18-21, F Feb 8

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    And PTSD. Which basically translates into, when I'm high, it's cloud 9 baby but when I'm low, it's the bottom of a bottle. And, from what I've discovered, it doesn't get better...
    littleblackbuckethat littleblackbuckethat 22-25, F Jul 6

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    So the diagnosis isn't official, but I'm being 'monitored' for it by a therapist, some creep who can't even work in a real office. My parents don't get it. This guy is a MARRIAGE...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    If you will then tell me what color you will use
    Madditheboy Madditheboy 13-15, M Jul 15

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    I would love to be taken to a nail salon
    Shannongirlyboy Shannongirlyboy 46-50, T 1 Response Jul 16

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    When I had some disposable cash I use to get them all the time dam I have to find some money
    kendra247cd kendra247cd 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I think it's happening. That familiar rise. I'm sleeping less and less. Starting new projects. Saying yes to everything. Thinking I should start my own business. Drawing...
    UpsideOut UpsideOut 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Even though I am completely miserable. I never turn down a chance to laugh my *** off. I never hide a smile and I never force one. I'm not hiding my emotions, it's just that the...
    ThisIsNormal ThisIsNormal 26-30, M Jul 7

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    Here are top 10 home remedies for Bipolar Disorder. 1. Fish Oil Fish oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids is one of the few things that can help in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Here are top 10 home remedies for Bipolar Disorder. 1. Fish Oil Fish oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids is one of the few things that can help in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jul 3

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    Here are top 10 home remedies for Bipolar Disorder. 1. Fish Oil Fish oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids is one of the few things that can help in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I Love Somebody Who Has Bipolar Disorder Nineteen years ago - at about this time of the year - my brother made a suicide attempt. Thank all the gods, he had second thoughts and...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    It is not so that I hate my mother in law because she in my mother in law. No, no, no. I hate her because she is a bad person. At the begining I wanted to be a friend of hers, but...
    emikolic emikolic 26-30, F Jul 3

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    I'm 36 and living with my parents. And no, I'm not a parasite like being living on my folks expense. Actually I have been the bread winner, the only on since I turned 21. And no...
    Goddessofmercy Goddessofmercy 31-35 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Disabilities can be very tough to deal with, though they can certainly be defeated to allow us to build our dreams in life through dedication, determination and repetition. This...
    SteveHulseyGroove SteveHulseyGroove 41-45, M Jun 26

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    I suffer from "mild depression" I go through the motions in life but I don't have a zest for it. I like the real me and who I was growing up but I've lost that from things that...
    ashdee645 ashdee645 22-25, F Jun 28

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    Is there anyone I could talk to? I'm feeling very lonely. I have step siblings and it doesn't feel like I have real siblings we are just not even close and I've been diagnosed with...
    lonelinessneverfades lonelinessneverfades 13-15, F 5 Responses Jun 29

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    It started just some months ago... I lost weight and tried to eat normally less systematically, but avoiding sweet food and unhealthy too, nevertheless family and environment...
    JamyAn JamyAn 26-30 1 Response Jul 1

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    I had a friend with African roots who grew up with her single mother in the capital. She had huge insecurities about her skin-color, was incredibly pessimistic and generally just...
    13qk 13qk 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I hate everything about myself. Each day I'm reminded that there's something wrong with me. I have major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, not to mention gay but with a...
    MachineEmpire1985 MachineEmpire1985 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I've noticed that it's the best antidepressant I've ever had. It makes me feel free and relaxed. I have major depressive disorder and as I no longer believe in pills, pot helps me...
    BrittanyErin BrittanyErin 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 7

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    I wish I was one of those people that just put everything to the back of their minds and just enjoy life instead of being a depressive ***** all my life
    maddieXxx maddieXxx 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    I suffer from major depressive disorder and I am going through a downward spiral right now. My wife says I just need to make up my mind to not feel this way but if you know this...
    ejditz3 ejditz3 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 9

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    1) I have major depressive disorder and social anxiety. 2) I'm a lesbian... 3) I'm 14 4) I always have headphones in 💗 5) I self harm.... Have been for 3 years.. 6) I have...
    BulletForMyBlackVeil BulletForMyBlackVeil 13-15, F Jul 10

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    Hi. I've been reading posts from this app everyday and finally got te courage to write a post. My name is Jeremy and I am an extremely sad teenage kid. Everyday I force myself to...
    jullunety jullunety 18-21, M 12 Responses Jul 10

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    4 months ago I began spending time with a boy who changed the way I look at everything. 3 months ago we officially started dating and I've never been happier. We both fell in love...
    eternalfrisson89 eternalfrisson89 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Well, this is my story. I have no friends, only classmates and ex classmates. I don't know why I can't have long-term frienships. I have nobody to tell my secrets or my deepest...
    paupaam paupaam 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Don't you just hate it when people tell you to simply "Get over it?" Well obviously those people have no clue what it is like to have a clinical mental condition DIAGNOSED mind you...
    Mousetrapreplica Mousetrapreplica 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Don't you just hate it when people tell you to simply "Get over it?" Well obviously those people have no clue what it is like to have a clinical mental condition DIAGNOSED mind you...
    Mousetrapreplica Mousetrapreplica 16-17, M 5 Responses Jul 12

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    Used to years ago. Same with keeping a diary. Got too depressive in the end so I stopped.
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M Jul 13

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    Thing is, once a person has had multiple depressive episodes, the more likely it is to keep recurring. I accept that I have a possibly life long condition and I may need to stay on...
    jenzy42 jenzy42 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I am blessed with a beautiful family. I'm 21. I feel horrible because I have been given so much and did NOTHING with them. I briefly tried a job bagging groceries and got fired for...
    retardedgenuis retardedgenuis 18-21, M Jul 17

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    I know I've said this before but if anyone is suffering through depression, suicidal thoughts or just negatory altogether, my inbox is always open. I'm just one person but I will...
    EmeraldLynn EmeraldLynn 16-17, F a week ago

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    I need answers!!! First experience here. Be gentle :P I have bpd. However I don't experience depressive states (other than a few situational in my life) whats that bout' ?
    cj911 cj911 26-30 6 days ago

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    I have had a long section of depression. It's been caused by quite a few factors, but it's really been compounding and it has been a difficult thing to deal with. I guess it was...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I have MPD/DID. It's hard to live a real life. I can't focus enough. I don't have distinct personalities that I know take over. But I know I'm more than one person. How do other...
    Ludavin Ludavin 46-50, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    My best friend is going to college and i had to repeat a year of high school because of medical issues. I am going to miss he so much. I dont know what ill do without her. She knew...
    balletbeauty balletbeauty 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I used to be happy and cheerful about 6 years back. 2 years later, i became quiet and reclusive and distant from most people and my family sometimes. It got worst and worst as time...
    Letsdothiss Letsdothiss 18-21, M 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have major OCD and depression. This summer has been one major depressive episode for me. I need my friends around me but they are bailing. I feel like I have no one. I need all...
    hawksfan84 hawksfan84 18-21, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I am 28 years old divorced with two children and now remarried to my current husband almost 2 yrs now. He has a son that resides with us and had a daughter together so makes 4...
    nmstrunks nmstrunks 26-30, F Jun 26

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    Don't let the title fool you, I don't know much about this site but I've explored this site and I feel people do share my same boat amazing isn't it?. Have you ever tried to find...
    Dantierx Dantierx 18-21, M Jun 28

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