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I Am Trying To Prove I Am Not Bipolar

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    Overcoming Bipolar Disorder

    Every day I'm going to write more about the expereinces I have gone through over the last 10 years.From teenage years to young adult years....from being reckless and in love to being a mother and in love.I was diagnosed at 16 as being bipolar....about 2 weeks after my 50 year...
    butterflydejavu butterflydejavu 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 22, 2010

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    cainj312 cainj312 22-25, M Jan 18, 2015

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    I have come to accept that I will be on meds for the rest of my natural life. But this disorder, disease, life wrecker, is not stronger than I am. I am stronger because I am...
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    I am a very honest person and like to be upfront with people so when I first meet someone I have to just let them know I am bipolar and why you may ask, because a lot of people...
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    So I landed myself in the psych ward again and recently got out. Never sure what mental illness is. How much control do I really have when things get literally crazy. Probably more...
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    I had this doctor once who said " bipolar isn't so bad. If I had to chose between diabetes and bipolar is chose bipolar because it's very treatable". And I was like firstly, you...
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    The most annoying thing someone can tell me is that I shouldn't take medication for my bipolar. People sometimes say I just need to learn to manage my emotions on my own. I'm...
    AnonymousKCQ AnonymousKCQ 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Every time I open this app on my phone and find that I accidentally left it open my heart sinks. Anyways. So I started my new job as a personal trainer, which is a HUGE career...
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    Proverbs 4:10-13 (KJV) - Hear, O my son, and receive my sayings; and the years of thy life shall be many. I have taught thee in the way of wisdom; I have led thee in right paths...
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    I'm not sure it happens sometimes but one minute im happy next i am sad the turned on then angry I just don't understand sometimes i be sad for no reason sometimes i go over the...
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    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 23

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    My fiance of 8 years is bipolar, so I know what you all are going through. He is the sweetest guy and I know he doesn't mean what comes out. This is a sad illness.
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    Dear D, I made you sleep inside me in ways I knew we both couldn't handle. But I wanted it anyways. I couldn't get close enough. I let your love melt in the crevices of my broken...
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