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I Am Manic Depressive

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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, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I've been in treatment for years and nothing seems to work. I go through my manic episodes so full of energy and wanting to try new things like learn to play piano or go back to...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    So for a few years now I've been dealing with my manic-depression and it's gotten better and worse through time. I began taking mediciation to help when I was 12 though it didn't...
    13nanna 13nanna 18-21, F a week ago

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    My Feelings for them.That beyond description.... They've taught me a lot of things which i've never learned at school or feckin sick mad criminal parents. They were only my savior...
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I really wish I could disappear.. I don't feel good enough for this world and feel too hurt often. sometimes I really don't like myself. I can't explain why, I think its...
    MissWaddles MissWaddles 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    I'm 33yrs old obese and legally blind, I hate my life
    cruzito582 cruzito582 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 11

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    Had a really rough day. Can someone cheer me up or just tell me things you like to do when you feel sad...
    totorolover totorolover 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    They are the best. I've been huge fan of them 17yrs in my life! I saw them at concert...It was one of high light of my life.
    JerryJerryA JerryJerryA 31-35, F Feb 15

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    My username has a double meaning, referring to two ways I could accurately be called a QuadrupleThreat: 1) I'm a musician who is can play four instruments proficiently. 2) I'm an...
    QuadrupleThreat QuadrupleThreat 26-30, M Feb 3

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    I've been married for 15 years. Five years ago my wife was hospitalized for bipolar manic depressive. She has since been hospitalized two more times and has subsequently been...
    NewlyNude NewlyNude 36-40, M 11 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have a constant cycle where I start at a stable-ish mood and then I work up the manic ladder and then crash and im depressed for about a month after which I move back up to a...
    madimase madimase 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    STILL MANIC all these limericks have a narrative line; if you read them all together you'll be doing fine. the man behind them will come into form; bit by bit he'll fit a manic...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    I found this online and wanted to post it To see if it helps anyone "THE DISCOURAGED BORDERLINE – This subcatetory has personality traits similar to the dependent personality...
    cutie7710 cutie7710 36-40, F Feb 9

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    MY LIMERICK OBSESSION these limericks, an obvious obsession, are a form of psychotic expression. it`ll last for a while, and I`ll wear a smile; it`s part of my manic depression...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M Feb 6

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    I'm not sure if anyone has shared this but I found Dr.Roger Sparhawks book, calm seas to be extremely informative on bipolar. with years of clinicals under his belt he described...
    AllOutWar AllOutWar 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It pulls you to so many directions, some days you do not know which way to go......It makes you feel so much at once, or so little at other times, a full mind to an empty mind...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wanna run away, I'm on Long Island. I'm just a depressive child and nobody can help me. I just wanna die any suggestions?
    nicolebnagy nicolebnagy 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1

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    I need help, but I can't get it sadly. My friends and boyfriend think I am either depressed or bipolar in addition to having anxiety. My family can't afford therapy, and so I haven...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 18-21, F Feb 5

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    My friend is going to kill himself when he gets out of the hospital. I've tried to be there for him. I've talked him out of suicide during times where he felt like there was no...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 5

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    A couple weeks ago, 6 days after my 20th birthday, I had had enough with stress and my depression. Granted, I wasn't taking my medication properly, which probably contributed in my...
    KorruptedKid KorruptedKid 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    It's been the simple things that have actually turned my life around for the better again. I've just gone through a depressive / suicidal state these past few months, and I have...
    megmegmeggers megmegmeggers 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 8

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    Do you ever think this is it, over? Or this is it, we will be together? Or nothing will change...we will never see each other again...we have decided to be just friends...my tears...
    foreverWantingMore foreverWantingMore 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    Hi everyone -- I'm here to share my story about how I halted the majority of my depression and PTSD symptoms through diet change. :) I've suffered from depression for my entire...
    annexthecelt annexthecelt 22-25, F Feb 9

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    OMG, I'm so happyyyyy. I want to jump, to scream, to dance... It's so amazing feel like that!!! Maybe I ate the magic toast of happiness. *----* I always feel so depressive, that I...
    imandynation imandynation 13-15, F 8 Responses Feb 10

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    The logic of the Hegelian triad can be perfectly rendered by the three versions of the relationship between sex and migraines… We begin with the classic scene: a man wants sex...
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M Feb 12

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    I've coped with my incredibly talented, gregarious mother's narcissism by disappearing into the background. I'm now x years old. She's now 84. I've had no contact with her for...
    DaughterofWitchypoo DaughterofWitchypoo 41-45, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    I am getting treatment for possible bipolar disorder after a second extremely depressive episode inside of a year. The thing is.. my psychiatrist said that he is not ready to make...
    TheRedsGoMarchingIn TheRedsGoMarchingIn 18-21, M 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Benzodiazepines /ˌbɛnzɵdaɪˈæzɨpiːn/ (sometimes colloquially "benzos"; often abbreviated "BZD") are a class of psychoactive drugs whose core chemical structure is the fusion...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Feb 19

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    I hadn't taken the test until I stumbled on this group. I have already been diagnosed with Major Depressive but lately I've felt way worse than normal. and then my results said...
    mradaroni mradaroni 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I've battled it for years, and there's maybe one person who really understands. My parents don't know because I don't want to tell them, because I don't want them to spend money on...
    a2alexa a2alexa 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Today was one of most depressive moment. I had a friend who used me and threw me away like trash and I thought and give in so much in our friendship and this is how she done to me...
    Katt007 Katt007 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I tell everyone I'm happy being me. But really I want everyone to like me. I don't get invited to parties or to hang out and every time my heart is a little crushed. I just smile...
    aussiegirl2014 aussiegirl2014 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    I am thinking of Charlotte Dawson when I write this... I pray for you beautiful girl. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlotte_Dawson She was just a few months younger than I am...
    Chopinsivories Chopinsivories 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    do you remember the hippie entrepreneur, who seems to have stayed there while others matured. I was one of those, a depressive who chose to go with what seemed was my nature...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 2 days ago

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    Sooo doc put me on Wellbutrin for anxiety and ADHD... The comedown sucks... Anyone on this ever get severe migraines and depressive comedown?
    HalfEvil87 HalfEvil87 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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