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I Believe Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F May 20, 2013

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    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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    The Daily Show Demonstrates That Even An FBI Hostage Negotiator Can’t Make A Deal With Republicans (video)

    The Daily Show Demonstrates That Even An FBI Hostage Negotiator Can’t Make A Deal With Republicans (VIDEO) Not she has no real answers as to WHY she wants to defund obamacare All she says it would be disastrous the worse,that they don't need government in healthcare, but no...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 4 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    A Special Kind Of Crazy

    Zeeda Andrews is co-organizing a trucker rally and she’s a special kind of crazy. She thinks Obama is secretly Osama bin Laden and she’s gonna arrest him. You may have heard about the trucker rally that is being held in Washington, D.C. on October 11th. But you may not...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 10, 2013

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    Who Better To Represent NRA Values Than This Guy

    News from The Onion....FAIRFAX, VA—Saying that he embodies the organization’s core values and beliefs, members of the National Rifle Association elected Aurora, CO mass shooter James Holmes as their new president Monday, sources confirmed. “Mr. Holmes is not only a...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    33 Quotes About Conservatives, Republicans That Liberals Should Know About

    33 Quotes About Conservatives/ Republicans That Liberals Should Know AboutWe all know what conservatives/Republicans are like. It’s just unfortunate that they don’t know it themselves. And if they do, that’s just sad. Many things have been said about conservatives...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 20, 2013

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    Kicking The Beehive Conservative? No. Radical, Regressive, And Reckless? Yes.

    Like so many trained parrots, Democrats, Liberals, Progressives, and others on the left side of the political spectrum have acquired a bad habit of repeating the well-researched and well-tested catch-phrases of the Republican disinformation machine. This allows the Republican...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M Jul 3, 2013

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    Why Is The Conservative Brain More Fearful? The Alternate Reality Right-Wingers Inhabit Is Terrifying

    Walk a mile in your ideological counterparts' shoes...if you dare. Photo Credit: ShutterStock.comMay 1, 2012  |   Consider for a moment just how terrifying it must be to live life as a true believer on the right. Reality is scary enough, but the alternative reality inhabited...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Truly Psychotic!

     The Three Most Disgusting, Psychotic Things from the NRA Convention Picking up where I left off the existence of the Second Amendment offers a patina of nobility, entitlement and providential sacrosanctity to psychotic behavior. The Second Amendment enables the gun culture...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response May 7, 2013

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    Sociopathy, Lack Of Empathy, Hypocritical Personality Complex, Authoritian Personality, asperger's syndrome, borderline personality disorder

    How could anyone seriously believe that the corporations are a-ok and pay their fair share of taxes (see all of the offshore tax havens that add up to over a trillion in tax dollars, enough to reverse the deficit and create a 200 billion dollar a year surplus) and yet the poor...
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 10 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    The Conservative Crackup: How The Republican Party Lost Its Mind

    ( Credit: AP/Isaac Brekken)How a major, diverse political party became so dependent on the Tea Party's narrow range of strident voices In a recent article, I argued that the Republican Party has been captured by a faction whose political psychology makes it highly intransigent...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Aug 31, 2013

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    God Gave Us Guns: Rick Santorum - Proof Positive Conservatism Is A Mental Illness

    ''Yes, God and the Constitution are all about the right to buy products. Speaking of which, I wonder which gun would’ve been Jesus’ favorite''? Says Rick Santorum God Gave Us Guns, Says Rick Santorum Rick Santorum on Friday told the National Rifle Association Institute for...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F May 6, 2013

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    It Is

    Conservatism today is fear of others who aren't just like them. One example is many of the homeschoolers that I've met. They are afraid their kids will be exposed to non-Christians, blacks, Hispanics, Asians, mixed "race" (what ever that is) and anyone else who isn't part of...
    CrazyWaterSpring CrazyWaterSpring 51-55, M 5 Responses May 26, 2013

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    Insanity Of The Right Wing

    The specter of mental illness does indeed loom large over creationists, but they are not alone. Signs of psychopathology can also be seen among their political bedfellows, conservative Republicans, especially when you consider a wide range of illness indicators. In his award...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Feb 15, 2013

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    We Petition The Obama Administration To: Designate The Republican Party A Terrorist Organization For Repeatedly Threatening The Full Faith & Credit Of The U.s.a.

    https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/designate-republican-party-terrorist-organization-repeatedly-threatening-full-faith-credit-usa/vy1cgtk5please sign.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    are these mental illnesses caused by genetics or loneliness? when u are mentally ill do u feel very naive?
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    This is my testimony of having a mental illness - obsessive compulsive disorder. It does get better, I promise you that! Well I might as well start at the beginning, growing up I...
    chelseystorys chelseystorys 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    "Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", illness becomes wellness."
    JesseVicious JesseVicious 22-25, T Oct 20

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    I have a mental disease ... Today I was walking on the street,and the sky turned into darker...I felt depression and I wanted to cry on the street...Totally loneliness and scary...
    Farmerwork Farmerwork 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    An emotionless void. Endless pain. Doubt. Fear. Misery. Insecurity. These have been my constant companions for so much of my life. Joy. Happiness. Love. Laughter. What are those...
    dawnzerleelight dawnzerleelight 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    I thought this would be people with actual mental illness not this depression hippy bullshit
    WeSeeWeJudge WeSeeWeJudge 13-15, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    when you are mentally ill do you feel like you have a "weed" mind or are having irrational thoughts? or are you doing impulive things or having irrational fears?
    unlovednbroken unlovednbroken 18-21, F 18 mins ago

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    Back-story: I met this guy (we will call him D) in January of 2013 while I was going through a divorce. D and I were just friends at the time, after my divorce, we became more than...
    ritycan ritycan 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Since I was little I had a huge fear of talking to people. I'd always been labelled 'shy' by people. I always thought it was shyness that I couldn't talk to people out of fear...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Oct 24

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    Hi can spopme1 helppppp me I'm suffering 4rm a mental conditioppn my mind is creating a illness in me that's nopt there like they say its all in the mind. My mind create nuasea all...
    mentalslavery mentalslavery 26-30 Nov 1

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    The situation or series of situations we find ourselves in will bring us to a crossroads. They will shape us into who we will become, what we will believe in, and will either...
    WarriorPrincess862 WarriorPrincess862 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    My father had schizophrenia. I have not been diagnosed with schizophrenia, but I have been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, OCD, schizoaffective disorder, and...
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 23

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    Sometimes people cannot help themselves. To an extent they may, but the great (and crappy thing) about being human is that sometimes we need someone to rely on. To support us. If...
    NeverForgeIt NeverForgeIt 16-17, F Oct 22

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    I was diagnosed with depression & psychosis at 15. Then at 17 bipolar & psychosis, then schizoeffective disorder then paranoid schizophrenia. I don't believe it but I have bad...
    GeorgiaAlicee GeorgiaAlicee 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 25

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    I recently found a suicide note I had written when I was at my worst with my eating disorder and depression. Although I'm still struggling with both of those things, I can...
    kaylxlynn kaylxlynn 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Both my children off meds... Grand daughter frightened and being hurt. Illness or not, it's on!!!! Bring it!
    WarriorPrincess862 WarriorPrincess862 36-40, F Nov 3

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    Just been discharged from being in a mental hospital for 4 months clinical depression ednos BPD suicidal tendencies childhood trauma insomnia anxiety dsh (deep self harm...
    chazstella chazstella 13-15, F 4 Responses Oct 29

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    Your lack of compassion drives me to the edge of insanity.. You are my mental disorder
    rachelbeth6 rachelbeth6 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    My son snapped at school again today. Threatened to jump out the window and kill himself. Councilor told him that wasn't an option because the window doesn't open enough obviously...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 7 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. (GAD) I think I may also have borderline personality disorder. (BPD)
    imJboy2001 imJboy2001 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 20

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    Round 6 for my son at the hospital? Maybe...I don't know. Just got a call from the school saying he tried to strangle himself with the blind cord because it became too noisy and he...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 20

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    I was diagnosed a couple of years ago finally with depression although I've pretty much been depressed all my life. It's definitely a struggle at times but I guess I'm still here...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 20

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    Interagency meeting tomorrow at the school, so we can discuss how to keep him safe. How to make him get on the bus. How to make him do his work. HA!! This should be fun!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 23

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    I suffer from Bipolar Disorder with rapid cycles. I become suicidal, extremely happy, irritable and homocidal. Im sick of my emotions and wish i didn't have any
    Danae102 Danae102 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    I was officially diagnosed with depression, social anxiety, general anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder. Over the past years OCD has been in remission, depression has turned...
    kandieekainee kandieekainee 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 25

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    Diagnosed with Bipolar, BDD and PTSD. And all of them developed because of my mother. Man must be great not being able to move out and stay with the woman that triggers you and...
    weidenkaetzchen weidenkaetzchen 16-17, F Oct 26

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    Depression seriously sucks. I've been battling this for as long as I can remember. Some days I feel like I'm winning, other days I feel like I'm losing. Ugh!
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 27

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    People think I'm a freak. I've lost friends and I can't make new ones. I don't know what to do anymore. I wish I could go back a year before meds and therapy. Just let Emerald live...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 27

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    Been thinking now to ride my bick just around the block but part of me is afriad what if I want to "voment" I must admit I haven't evan gone out and my mind is already telling me I...
    mentalslavery mentalslavery 26-30 Nov 1

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    Y can't I be normal again like the way I was ppl start to judge u if they no about u iv hide my ilness well 4 5 to 6years but its worse now what now?
    mentalslavery mentalslavery 26-30 Nov 2

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    Just take the world day by day so it doesnt seem to overwhelm you or make seem like its so big of a world that cannot handle living in. If you take it day by day life will be more...
    lenee323 lenee323 22-25, F 3 Responses