I Have a Brother Who Is Mentally Ill

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    My Twin Brother

    me and my brother were always close. we always were very much alike, liked the same things, did the same sports, etc. he was my best friend for so long. until he met my best friend from school. long story short(er), he got obsessed with her. ended up stalking her, broke into her...
    sandfordfuzz sandfordfuzz
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 19, 2008


    it runs in the family. we just have different illnesses. i've been told i should be able to handle him better because i "understand" but like i said, we have completely different issues. he doesnt understand my problems, i dont understand his. i'm sick of everyone...
    gypsysoul gypsysoul
    22-25, F
    Jan 11, 2009

    It is a very hard thing to deal with day in

    and day out. He can be very sweet, and helpful, or he can be a mean SOB. I feel bad that he has to live with this horrible illness... Live is so unfair
    1SpunkyWoman 1SpunkyWoman
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 14, 2014

    Danny has LOTS going on.

    He has a few disorders, OCD, ADHD and depression and he has some other weird things going on from doing bad drugs. The ocd he doesnt like clean everything, but he has to follow a routine or he freaks out. He flicks the lights on and off 3 times before they go off so that he...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 23, 2014

    My Bro Is Mentally Ill ...

    My family has been through a lot the past 4 years and a lot of the stress comes from my brother. I have just come to terms with him being mentally ill, things he does make sense now. He can be extremely violent and I have been victimized by him multiple times. He is majorly...
    sarahsthebest sarahsthebest
    4 Responses Nov 10, 2010
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