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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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    I have always suffered from depression and severe anxiety (I'm working my way out of that now), but I was diagnosed Bipolar in 2011. The thing is, I'm so aware of my mania and I...
    jadakaii jadakaii 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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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...
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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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    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 1 Response Apr 5

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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 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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    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 2 Responses Apr 6

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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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    I feel like running away. Starting over, and than I think, my bipolar and anxiety will still be there. Dose it ever get better? Its not always my family fault I get like this. But...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 days ago

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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 πŸ˜’) 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 Apr 11

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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 a week ago

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    I can not believe how many similar experiences there are on here. Although I am so sorry you all are going through this as well, I am also glad I am not alone. I just filed for...
    jude36 jude36 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    Human life is pointless. No matter what angle you look at it from, your personal existence is meaningless and will be forgotten. No one will remember you for you 100 years from now...
    WYcowboy WYcowboy 22-25, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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 1 Response Apr 3

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    All right, I know people come on here to either wine, or try to think about nothing but sunshine and rainbows...no offense, being positive and hopeful is good for moral.... but i...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3

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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...
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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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    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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    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 a week ago

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    I think I have Bipolar Disorder (I not consulted a psychologist but I have all symptoms of bipolar ), also i have a bit of a problem with social anxiety. I have so many mood swings...
    Ovidiu91 Ovidiu91 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    Tonight is the first night in a looong time that i feel completely hopeless. I don't know that I want what i have chosen out of life. i want to change my mind. and all of the...
    curveycupcake curveycupcake 18-21, F Mar 25

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    She's always screaming, blaming, emotionally abusing. She'll freak out, kick me out every other week. However, I AM NOT doing anything wrong. I'm trying to focus on my schooling. I...
    powellbrianna powellbrianna 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 12

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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
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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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    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/fiancΓ© 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 4 Responses Apr 13

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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...
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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 Apr 15

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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 a week ago

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    Im a bipolar hell spawned demon ***** but when I'm in a good mood, i like to bake cookies and **** πŸ˜πŸ˜˜πŸ’‹
    MissUnderstoodx MissUnderstoodx 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Is it possible for bipolar meds to just stop working? Has this happened to anyone? Or is it possible that someone can develop such a tolerance to it that it seems to not have any...
    Audrina14 Audrina14 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Remember the Peanuts cartoons where Charlie Brown tried and tried to kick the football held by Lucy? Charlie Brown would approach the ball, skeptical and questioning: "If I try to...
    indianoutlaw indianoutlaw 31-35, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    My wife took depo provera thinking that birth control would reduce the severity of her periods and pms. I don't think she researched the side effects. It did as intended...
    cashubbard cashubbard 41-45, M Apr 9

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    I had breakfast today instead of just coffee. I went to the gym. I completed my assignment for a course I'm doing. I sent in two job applications. I am reading the book "Why we get...
    Arcavala Arcavala 31-35, F Apr 8

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    i am trying to come to terms that i cant become a mum yet due to my health and i am finding it hard to cope with cause i am have wanted to be a mum since i was 18 now i am 23 and i...
    westlife213 westlife213 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I am trying to drink more water. I am a milk addict and its not good. Water just gets so boring after a while but i always get terrible headaches and my friend asked me if i drink...
    Anaaaaa345 Anaaaaa345 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    For a little over a year I have been trying to explain the reasons and motivations behind the way I have lived my life since I married my husband. I have never been able to explain...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    I don't really want to. I'm honestly sick of trying. I want to lay down, give up, and wait for the end. Problem is, I let people in who helped me instead of giving me more reasons...
    Sinaname Sinaname 26-30 1 Response Mar 31

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    Trying being the operative word. It's not easy to change what has become a habit of mine a habit built up over years, negativity it comes easy to me. It's easier to believe, easier...
    acquiredtaste acquiredtaste 26-30, F Apr 1

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