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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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    Hi my husband is bipolar type 2, I love him but it's very lonely, sad and frustrating at the same time. I know it's not his fault but being the sole breadwinner and single mum is a...
    linacar79 linacar79 36-40, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    Well it's more like trying to try to make a change I'm aware that my current mental and physical state won't really change lol so I'm trying to change little things. First I...
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    My dearest friend is sick, I was trying to be there for her but my impulsive personality got in the way and caused her pain. I'm torn by the agony of guilt. We both thought by...
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    I am bipolar takin Lithium 25 years
    raffelle raffelle 56-60, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate being bipolar like I love my boyfriend or even being with ppl the next min I hate everyone ugh it's so annoying
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    Bipolar disorder sucks ! Every day is an internal never ending struggle, nobody sees or aknowledges that im in pain and nobody understands or cares. I suffer from severe anxiety...
    queenofdarkness83 queenofdarkness83 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I'm thinking about trying to go medicine free now. I've had a break from the bad depression and I was able to keep myself from committing suicide for 5 years without meds before. I...
    thornedrose thornedrose 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    one of my bff's is bipolar. so yah, I know about bipolar....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    I'm seriously trying to accept I can not change her mind. I'm trying to accept I'm a failure as a husband and father. I'm trying to accept the fact she was never really attracted...
    heartbreakhurts heartbreakhurts 36-40, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wanted to post an update here about my experience smoking weed. I do not feel that it is a good long term fix, but it is good to have it as an option. I find that it makes me...
    razielx34 razielx34 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I'm trying to accept that I can't ever been friends with my ex best friend, it's hurts and awkward but trying my hardest.
    mblan11 mblan11 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    How do you deal with this when you're stuck in a place where people pretend like it doesn't exist?! I have had some awesome progression when allowed to flourish in my own element...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    having a bipolar episode and would love a person I can talk to when ever it hits. someone I can build trust with. someone I can go to for emotional support and someone that can...
    0love 0love 18-21 Aug 25

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    I know you are not supposed to self diagnose, but I totally have and now am just sitting around waiting for people to agree with me. I have not felt this certain about what is...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Each day is a struggle. For me, trying to find happiness is like trying to find gold. I have NO friends and no confidence. I can't even talk to girls because of how nervous I get...
    ChrisTheHero ChrisTheHero 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 24

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    You say you wander your own land But when I think about it I don't see how you can You're aching, you're breaking And I can see the pain in your eyes Says everybody's changing And...
    yahooabcd yahooabcd 26-30, M Aug 23

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    So i have been diagnosed as bipolar by several therapists now but i have never accepted it and i still have my doubts. I know i'm not okay, something is definitely wrong with me...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm back on my full dose of Geodon after trying to taper. I couldn't handle it. So I'm still on both Latuda and Geodon an lots an lots of Benadryl and 3 mg of lorazepam to try to...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Aug 22

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    Healing Through Spirituality Despite the “scientific” explanations I have been fed by medical professionals over the years, I have never believed that I am “mentally ill...
    giannaboleyn giannaboleyn 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    Finally, after like three weeks of sucky up and down I could feel the calm coming on... and today I woke up calm and have remained so for the today. Still a bit tired but...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I do not think trying to change the world or others will improve ourselves. Thing is that more and more people is concentrated in trying to place the change they need to do in...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M Aug 20

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    Trying to cut down on my dosage because I hate feeling drowsy/sedated all day. But the withdrawals are doing my head in... Determined to push through.
    Lotusflower80 Lotusflower80 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 20

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    I am a bipolar and I am proud of it.Sounds a bit crazy but there are two aspects of this disorder.Let me explain them. 1)In a bipolar disorder you experience different kind of...
    gettingmad1154 gettingmad1154 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    my bipolar is acting up right now. its one of those days where I wish I had a different life, different family. a kind of day where I just dont want to be alive.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Hi I'm on drugs for bipolar and I have a really good therapist I'd like to share my progress with the world is any body interested in hearing about my weekly visits? Maria...
    BeYourBest007 BeYourBest007 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Sigh, yeah, tmr go to the doc for full psych eval. Finally. Cant believe I have never had one -_- considering the past four years of my life... I am like 90 percent sure I am...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Those of you who are on anti convulsants as a mood stabilizer. (seizure meds) Do you find that if ur off with a dose or two you start getting very unstable with ur temper? I find...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm by they not even sure where to begin. I feel I could write a book sometimes. I am 37 and very very in love with my husband of 14 years on his good days. His good days are...
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    To those that don't understand bipolarism, there are basically two different "levels"... an extreme one where you can be "down" or "up" for months, where the other is more moderate...
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    I was diagnosed with Rapid Cycling Bipolar at the age of 12. I was voluntarily admitted into a psychiatric hospital to receive help during an extremely depressed phase. At one time...
    deepinnerthoughts deepinnerthoughts 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I have come a long way from the person who couldn't imagine living, this helps me believe that things can get better. I wasn't trying to become strong at first, I was just trying...
    lovetodraw19 lovetodraw19 18-21, F Aug 16

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    Whatever your choices in life, Stay away from Depo Provera
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    I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder Type 2 back in 2007 during a stay at a psychiatric facility. At first I was very reluctant to the idea that I would have to take medication...
    Erizabesu Erizabesu 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I went manic when I was 18 and then was diagnosed with Bipolar 1. Was put on numerous medications. Lost all energy, gained over 50 pounds and have been trying to get my...
    Mellomaniac Mellomaniac 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Hi I have diagnosed myself as being bipolar. I feel it with such certainty. I have had mental issues, not been able to function because of up and down moods for the past 4 or 5...
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    And when do you tell your new boyfriend/girlfriend that you are bipolar? I'm not going to blurt it out right away, that usually goes as good as a loud fart, and they will probably...
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    Trying to quit cussing. It's such a natural way of talking for me now, it's bad. I find myself slipping when I hang out with those who curse as well. But I am really trying
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