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I Have a Bi-polar Friend

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    It's really, really, time consuming

    and draining to be friends with someone bi polar. Especially having clinical depression myself. My friend is currently not speaking to me because I only talked on the phone to her for 1 hour 47 minutes today. I hate talking in the phone and never talk to anyone as long as I do...
    Cg1772 Cg1772 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    My friend has stopped talking to me!

    !? it was my birthday on the 16th July and I planned to stay at home but she invited me over to her house... she said why stay at home? Come over and lets celebrate! i got a phone call from her saying her boyfriend may not be happy with me coming to her house because of the...
    DepressedGirl22 DepressedGirl22 22-25, F Jul 19, 2014

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    I Have a Bi-polar Friend

    I have a friend who has bi-polar and I known him for a few years.  I met him at my old school back in 2004.  I didn't know he had bi-polar until he threaten another kid on the school bus with a knife because he was being teased and he had a violent outburst...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 26, 2009

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    Bi Polar

    For some reason those friendships never seem to last very long...
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 9, 2010

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    Mildly Bi-polar

     One of my best friends and her mom for that matter, are both Bi-polar.  She was giving me a ride home from school one day, and somehow we got onto the topic.  She actually told me that she isn't currently taking medicine to control it, but if it becomes a...
    LadyAlera LadyAlera 18-21, F 1 Response May 26, 2009

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    yesterday I saw a shrink about my depression and anxiety only to be told I have had the wrong diagnosis all this time, I have bi- polar disorder and borderline personality disorder...
    tracycox tracycox 26-30 4 days ago

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    does it get worse as you get older? I'm praying that it's not bi polar, i always just thought that i was just sensitive and emotional, but the symptoms are starting to become more...
    alxvii alxvii 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3

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    I have a best friend who I am extremely grateful for and have been friends with for around four years. But, he is a guy, and we hang out allllll the time, which makes everyone...
    bradfordbadboi1 bradfordbadboi1 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have had best friends in my teenage years, high school, but we've grown apart or I just cut them off or vice versa, which is good. Used to bother me but I don't believe in the...
    SentimentalMood SentimentalMood 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    Why Do I Always have to text friends First like for real though I've come to a point where I don't consider any1 especially any B*tch a friend cause they always change on me.. I'm...
    NamzyNayNay NamzyNayNay 16-17, F May 2

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    I used to have a close friend here. We're so close to the point that I told her my very own secret. I trust her but due to some weird and unexplainable circumstance we stopped...
    SaccharineRose SaccharineRose 13-15, F May 3

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    I have many female friends that are very close, but nothing more than just friends.
    aderth60 aderth60 31-35, M May 12

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    I wonder if I'll ever have a best friend again. I haven't been able to give someone that title in years..
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 2 Responses May 3

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    I have this one friend that is pretty bad to me right Jesus ? She LITERALLY FORCES me to do it her way and I JUST HAVE TO OBEY HER. Oh and Oh my she is a narcissist my God , Jesus...
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F May 4

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    My bestfriend is my step cousin and we have been best friends for 7years now. It feels like much longer than that though.
    Anastie Anastie 18-21, F May 12

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    I... i really don't know what to expect here. i am 33 years old and i want to have a best friend. and i don't even know if at this age i can still have one.
    rmbmh7 rmbmh7 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Not too long ago I had been friends with a group of girls. Before i had became friends with all of them i had a best friend since middle school. I noticed that once i got into a...
    dfe213 dfe213 18-21, F May 13

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    This is the way to go not having one person as your best friend only. I find (have just learnt) that having one best friend could ruin your friendship later on and you can loose...
    FriendshipQ FriendshipQ 13-15, F Apr 28

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    9 years of friendship and still counting. Our friendship is exactly what I imagine friendships should be like. It's the simplest things that make me realize how much I love her n...
    candles700 candles700 22-25, F 1 Response May 2

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    I'm not friends with many girls because they all feel sorry for themselves, because of things THEY caused themselves. And most of them are compulsive liars who actually believe...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 1 Response May 4

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    Heyyy, just venting lbvs! I don't have any friends, nor family! is it by choice mmm yea in a way but not really! I tend to block people out and keep a tough guard! Why, because I...
    TewTewLove TewTewLove 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    About 7 years ago I had the task of house sitting at my friend's house while they enjoyed a family holiday. Paul and Anita were two of our best friends, and amongst the first...
    AmandaCarrington AmandaCarrington 56-60, T 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I used to be very happy and friendly, and I had a lot of friends. I don't really know how but I kinda got depressed and then stopped liking people. I find it hard to cope in with...
    Yuppierobo Yuppierobo 16-17, F May 4

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    I have like 2 female friends and like 8 guy friends whoop
    SammiSakura SammiSakura 13-15, F 1 Response May 4

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    Yes I am a girl so obviously I still fall under the categories of being a girl and don't get me wrong I have some amazing girl friends and still think girls rock but I sometimes...
    dabc12 dabc12 18-21, F May 4

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    I have a LOT of guy friends cause girl friends are a lot of drama
    kayeheyII kayeheyII 13-15, F May 5

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    I have a lot of friends but in my friendship circles the males out number the females.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 1 Response May 5

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    I seriously have to vent about this today because of the fuckery that went on today. Today really just proves how fake alll my "friends" are. So i guess I won't use real names but...
    DeepBlood DeepBlood 13-15, F 1 Response May 6

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    It's true, and it seems to me the majority of my guy posse ends up falling for me... I don't want to come off as an ego-maniac and stuck up *****, but I don't understand why.. Sure...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    I thought I had a few best friends... in the last year I've come to realize I was completely wrong. I was fooled... how can you fake a friendship for 10+ years ??? now I would...
    kcov88 kcov88 26-30, F 1 Response May 11

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    Everyone on this subject posting your experiences, think about this: You can't call anyone Your best friend. You have to actually know what that is. Don't go call anyone your best...
    AmaniBurton AmaniBurton 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So we have been friends for about a year now. I met him in a multiplayer game. Lately we've wanted to deepen our relationship, so we were trying to setup Skype and/or TeamSpeak...
    Supercat8835 Supercat8835 13-15, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Ive never really had much gay friends and ive always wanted to hang out with other gay guys like me and recently i made some and i thought it was going to be awesome but its not as...
    IsmaelAlejandro IsmaelAlejandro 16-17, M 1 Response May 2

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    My fake friend "Jada" So basically Jada invited me to prom to go with her even though she has a date. She really wants me to go with her. I insist on not going & that she doesnt...
    DeepBlood DeepBlood 13-15, F May 6

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    So then theres "rose" and "ana". I really shouldnt use fake names for these people. I should write full names & give links to their social media so you guts can be mean to them xD...
    DeepBlood DeepBlood 13-15, F 2 Responses May 6

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    It's just a feeling inside. Besides my family, lots of my friends are not real friends. Unless I call or text them. None of them will "remember" me until they have problems and...
    Lonely90s Lonely90s 22-25, M 1 Response May 8

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    My friends are all equal. From a kid down the street to my senior class friends
    pardax pardax 13-15, M 1 Response May 8

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    I have actually known him since he was born (he is three months younger than me) and we have been friends since I have known him since he was born and we literally tell each other...
    alexlovesfashion alexlovesfashion 13-15, F May 12

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    mainly cus i was super shy as a teen not a kid but teen yrs when i moved to a new school, so i loosed all my besties...21 and super outgoing talkative annoying lol and few friends...
    apperentlyicanthavemynameagain apperentlyicanthavemynameagain 18-21, F May 16

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    This is quite funny but most of my opposite gender best friends' names contain 'Steve' in it; a lot of Stevens and Stephens and one Stefanus some Steves some Stephan one Stefano. I...
    ariettaxsydney ariettaxsydney 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Her name is Reem, she's actually here on EP. She have been my best friend for 4 years now, when I realise that she's leaving for university I wonder what will happen to both of us...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Not romantically, but he's been with me through my best and my worse. I met him a call of duty: black ops lobby when I was 15. I basically just added anyone on Xbox, and he was no...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago