I Have a Bipolar Family

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 63 People

    The Family Curse

    Almost every member of my mother's side of the family has suffered from bipolar or depression. I had an aunt and an uncle who committed suicide because of this, but of course that was back when nobody really knew what bipolar was. Now most of my family has been treated and has...
    howsab howsab
    31-35, F
    Dec 24, 2011

    Surrounded By Bipolar

    My maternal grandmother is bipolar, as are my two maternal aunts, and while my mom hasn't been officially diagnosed, she is almost certainly bipolar as well. This disease has wrecked a great deal of havoc on my family.  It manifests itself in different ways.  I...
    Seraph1m Seraph1m
    26-30, M
    2 Responses May 6, 2007

    Ok I will throw my **** in.

    Currently being left by my bipolar wife of 20 years, with our 4 kids...... Did anyone mention roller coaster!!!! And yes I'm open to any questions
    coaster550 coaster550
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2014

    Bipolar II Hypomania Racing Thoughts

    My mother and brother have been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder... I was diagnosed with ADHD/ Major Depressive Disorder and PTSD.....However this could easily be Bipolar II... I have not really had full mania, but I do have hypomania symptoms... My oldest daughter...
    deleted66 deleted66
    41-45, F
    Apr 25, 2010
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