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I Battle With Manic Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 57 People

    Diagnosed...

    Manic Depressive--caused by severe PTSD, in my 30's!  I hope we find the right mood stabilizer to treat it cause it is literally hard to keep it together.
    darkenedheart darkenedheart 31-35, F 4 Responses May 6, 2009

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    when I was 22 when I was diagnosed with manic

    depression and PTSD. I battle with it ever day moments when I am so happy then out of no where a total ***** dont know how to act or feel sometimes
    angeleyes8710 angeleyes8710 26-30, F Dec 9, 2013

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    Dysphoric Mania?

    Any of you guys ever had this before? It's basically a mixed phase. Crazy ****. Depression and mania. It is characterized by yours,frantic energy, but it's said to have the agitation, paranoia, and pessimist qualities of depression. It's what set the wheel in motion for John...
    xylazam xylazam 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19, 2013

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    Out Of 'depression' And Understanding 'mania'

    I have a blog on mania and depression with personal experience and daily handling of different states. visit: http://foxonline.blogs.experienceproject.com/
    foxonline foxonline 26-30, F Oct 17, 2010

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    Unsure.

    so ever since i was in about 5th grade i have always had massive periods of depression, self hate, and self mutilation. i am usually the last person u would think that but for years i have kept it to myself thinking everyone is like that but just dont say anything. my mother has...
    loveme92307 loveme92307 18-21, F 3 Responses May 24, 2009

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    The battle still rages, both depression and anxiety allied themselves to fight what still remains of who I am. I am in no position to give up however I am weak, I am broken.
    MrIndeed MrIndeed 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    First of all.. How old are you? 2nd have you talked to your dr? Meds can help you.. If you use them right. 3rd anxiety is no fun. I deal with it too. I have been battling...
    InspireMeZilly InspireMeZilly 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I hate when people say, "Why can't you just get over depression?" Can you get over me knocking you the **** out??
    texan75 texan75 36-40, F Oct 28

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    If you're facing depression please check out the YouTube channel douglas bloch it will save your life please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 29

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    Please check out the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch if you are facing depression. Please it will help
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 30

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    Nothing happens until you take action. Please checkout the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch for depression. there is a way out.
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Oct 31

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    If you're going through depression please checkout the youtube channel douglas bloch it will save your life man
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Nov 18

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    I was feeling so up for a couple weeks there, but now I've just plummeted right back down. Why is this so difficult? I'm getting so frustrated with myself because I can't even...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F a week ago

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    I sometimes have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning. It's a problem that's been getting better with medication and time, but it's messing up my college career. And then...
    spiffyoctopus spiffyoctopus 18-21, F Oct 28

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    Hi, I really need your advice because I'm a bit confused and rattled. I was with my boyfriend for about 6 months when we first met everything was great, we laughed so much and had...
    Rainrebel Rainrebel 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 28

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    I've done some research on the benefits of Choline so I started taking 2000mg a day. It has definitely improved my mental state! of course.. I still have troubles sometimes. my...
    trmhippygirl7 trmhippygirl7 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 29

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    Redo: People say you should love yourself to be happy but I can't seem to find love left in my heart. Only emptiness and loneliness filling my whole body and the only reason I...
    tagmepurple tagmepurple 18-21, M Oct 30

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    It's hitting me hard tonight. My dads in the hospital with congestive heart failure and I'm hurting deep. I must be strong though for my sisters. Hes not my biological dad but has...
    riddlesmile riddlesmile 31-35, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I used to fight my weight as i did my sexuality. I am now at peace with both. So I am writing this for you. A few months ago, I accepted my sexuality and this allowed for me to...
    SecretlyBiRightNow SecretlyBiRightNow 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 29

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    So I just joined a biggest loser competition at the local gym. I've worked out a few times and I've been watching what I eat. But I think I'm becoming obsessed with my weight. I...
    tenderheart92 tenderheart92 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 1

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    I really need help. I don't know what to do about my bi polar iv tried everything and just wanna give up,
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    This is going to kill me if I don't get help.
    trinoctal trinoctal 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Except when sleeping. Or pleasing.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 15

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    Please checkout the YouTube channel Douglas Bloch if you are suffering. It will give you hope please just take one minute
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Oct 27

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    I have been there. Ask for help do it for yourself, your worth it. 🌺🌺🌺🌺flowers for you !!
    Sonny02 Sonny02 41-45, F Oct 28

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    sometimes i don't see the point of living anymore
    intoxicatingxmuke intoxicatingxmuke 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 28

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    I'm scared. The problems at home make me want to never be like any of them. I hold in my anger, and that just makes me numb. I lost track of time and everything around me just was...
    JumpUpOnceYouWontComeDown JumpUpOnceYouWontComeDown 13-15 2 Responses Oct 28

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    I feel like i was mistake being born in the world I've done so much ****** up **** but my past is pretty ****** him itself nobody knows how it makes me feel . I was laying on my...
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M 3 Responses Oct 29

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    People always say you should love yourself before you can love someone else but it's hard to love myself when I feel so empty. I have no real friends, people tell me I'm a great...
    tagmepurple tagmepurple 18-21, M Oct 30

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    Please check out the YouTube channel douglas bloch please it will save you and give you hope
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Nov 14

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    Please checkout the youtube channel douglas bloch it will save you please
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I been clean for weeks. But today I cut and I did not want to but I did not know how to get the stress out.
    wisdomgirl wisdomgirl 16-17, F Nov 10

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    I dont eat because I dont want to get fat. It all started in middle school. I was a semi-fat girl who only had a few friends and no body paid attention to me because fat people...
    Lostinspace45184 Lostinspace45184 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 12

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    And twice on sad days. Sometimes three times.
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M Nov 15

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    Every second. Every nanosecond. Suicide most of the time will appear near knives or high places.
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Nov 16

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    Don't cater to negative thoughts. Counter your thoughts for example: Thought: I'm not going anywhere in life, look at what I've done and where I'm at. Me out loud: I'm not dead...
    dashuria dashuria 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    Behind my smile is a hurting heart Behind my laugh I'm falling apart Look closely and you will see the person I am...... Isn't me...
    notsosweetcookie notsosweetcookie 13-15, F Nov 16

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    I was told by my friends at work that I have been so unhappy since October 15. I couldn't tell any difference but apparently they can. Don't know what to say to that.
    RememberingSunday22 RememberingSunday22 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    my wife and I have a 6 yr old son and have been trying for over 3 yrs now to conceive another she was found to have low progesterone levels but refuses to do the hormone...
    sleepless1786 sleepless1786 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    it's really weird how our thoughts can affect in our life.. my life in the edge ... and I'm gonna fall down ... fighting them needs alot of time, which is not available everytime...
    lilmemeunique lilmemeunique 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    so i ate a piece of pizza... i purged. sorry if this triggers...
    LessFoodLessWeight LessFoodLessWeight 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Waivering between self pity and self hate. Feel like I'm back 10 squares.
    Incognit05 Incognit05 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Oh god today has been a hard day. I feel so low... I've battled with PTSD, depression and anxiety for the past four years but holy **** today has been bad. Felt as if it's been...
    chipstickz chipstickz 31-35, F 10 hrs ago

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    Everyday in my mind is an endless battle. think of it as the 300 spartans, they never gave up but in the end they didnt win the battle. I'm slowly losing my battle with depression...
    Palavo88 Palavo88 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was thinking a bit more about the optimal times to use one's mind to counteract depression. In my experience the absolutely best time to do that is before one is depressed as a...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 31

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