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I Have Bi-polar

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    The Feeling You Can't Shake

    It's been about 8 months since my "formal diagnosis" but I've been struggling with my own mind for as long as I can remember. Bi-polar, BPD, Major Depression all another way to say your life will never be okay. Medications are awful, you can't live without them but...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 10, 2009

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    Dirty,filthy Love...

    for as long as i can remember the one thing that has always been more important to me then anything else...is Love.i always wanted to have that One person that could make me happy that could make me whole.after a couple of mishaps i found this one person. This person that somehow...
    Luna21 Luna21 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2011

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    A QUICK BREAK DOWN: BI-POLAR TWO It is

    more than just plain depression, but never delusional or psychotic (in some cases) the "up" moods never reach full blown mania. The less intense elevated moods in Bi-polar two are called "Hypomania" or "Hypomanic Episodes". People with this disorder suffer more often...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F Sep 8, 2014

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    Really Another Illness .

    I went to see my new psychs and I knew I was going to get diagnosis this morning but I thought it'd be the usual schizoaffective disorder , depression and BDD but no they have all agreed I have bi polar too . The mental illness gods must hate me .I thought about it driving home...
    Smackhead Smackhead 70+, F 1 Response May 23, 2013

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    After 3+ years of cds-ing on & off,

    my peers have analyzed & fine tuned my personality to being a better responsible transgender person. Not that before I was performing in difficult times or any way's! After some difficult experiences with other member's of public, I have talked about certain issues in order how...
    cross2play cross2play 31-35 Feb 24

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    I Have R C.M.D.

    Hey Everyone, I have BI-Polar. I have ultra rapid cycling bi-polar. It is the Freddy vr. Jason of the BP world. Several severe ups and downs in one day and extreme extended bouts of mania and depression mixed in for good measure. Add some violent mood swings and a little ol...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 2 Responses Aug 18, 2008

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    I Have Bi-polar Too

    Late last year after months of manic episodes followed by depressions so bad I wouldn't leave my room I was diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. Since I started taking the meds my moods are much more stable. I still feel a little manic here and there but the depressions have gone...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 2 Responses Feb 17, 2011

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    It Has Its Highs!

    There are some nice things to be said for having RCMD. I have been on a high for 3 days now. I have had insomnia and mania almost steady for that time. I have managed to get my entire house sorted and cleaned, organized and turned out in that time. And I still have 10,000 volts...
    btrflysfound btrflysfound 41-45 3 Responses Aug 26, 2008

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    Uncertainty

    I try to be open about my diagnosis, but I find it difficult to share with most people I know from college. I went to a pretty 'elite' school, and my symptoms actually started to manifest (at least so that I could not suppress them) mid-way through.  Being a poor girl in a...
    bisectionalthespian bisectionalthespian 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9, 2010

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    I'm a writing this because I want to share my experience with those who may be where I once was and know there is hope. Also some people on this site are genuinely sharing pieces...
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    Everyday I breath is a battle. I am stuck in a world that I am trying to get out. My life has always been a hard one...and lately it has been a hard battle. In a toxic marriage...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a former teen runaway. A long story shortened. My stepmom was bi polar before we even knew the term existed. She was pregnant and married at 14. Because of this she had...
    LAstreets LAstreets 46-50, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have been in a relationship with my boyfriend for a year and a half. When we first met he was charming, charismatic, confident and sweet. Then things took a turn and I thought...
    marie2324 marie2324 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was just curious if anyone here has been out on medication that they don't necessarily like. My precious psychologist put my on Lexapro initially, but then had me start taking...
    anonison anonison 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Before anything, here's a little background about me. I'm an Asian. Born and raised here. my parents are divorced, and I've been living with my mom and my younger brother for...
    bridget08 bridget08 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    Dear black women . How do you deal with me tho ? XD I'm bi polar as hell
    Godofblackclouds Godofblackclouds 18-21, M Aug 24

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    ShadowMgrove03 ShadowMgrove03 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 22

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    Getting tired of worrying about sex and women so trying to take my aching mind off it. Trying to remember all the vehicles i have owned in 51 years of driving. 1963 Plymouth...
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    Bfinally Bfinally 51-55, M Aug 21

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    I have not been diagnosed officially, but both my psycholigist and psychiatrist believe that I have a personality disorder. My psycholigist thinks it may be Bi-Polar II but does...
    Myzery Myzery 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    A quote from Ra. If only more people believed this... “That which is infinite cannot be many, for many-ness is a finite concept. To have infinity you must identify or define the...
    universalsoul13 universalsoul13 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    I do have have manic episodes from Bi polar. So one day I didn't get much sleep at all and was sitting in the office with the teacher (all other kids where gone) and accidentally...
    Lhokw Lhokw 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Dose anyone smoke medical marijuana for Bi-polar disorder?
    Krisco1970 Krisco1970 41-45, F Aug 19

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    I was dx with Bi-polar two years ago. I've been put on many different meds and none seem to help. I can't stand being labeled! I will keep fighting this battle even if know else...
    Krisco1970 Krisco1970 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Have you ever saw or heard a story thst just made you sad without really knowing why? That's what happened when I read about Arturo the polar bear. He lives in a zoo in Argentina...
    sims14fan sims14fan 31-35, F Aug 18

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    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M Aug 18

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    There is someone in my life who needs to go. We have known each other since I was 18 and he was 20. All through the years, we have kept in touch, lost touch, and then found each...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Aug 17

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    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    For a long time, I use to admire people who were extreme. Extremely outspoken, extremely giving, extremely healthy, extremely strong, extremely uncompromising, extremely happy, etc...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 15

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    http://mentalwellnesssummit.com/ This is NOT sponsored by drug companies. Interesting stuff here. It goes for a while longer. Until sometime next week. Perhaps the cracks in...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M Aug 15

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    I have been off all medication for 3 months. I feel pretty rough and can't leave the house. I tried to start a new job this week and couldn't go the second day. I have an...
    aqua3473 aqua3473 41-45, F Aug 13

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    I lost my mother on July 13, 2015 to suicide. Almost exactly a month ago. To start off with, I am 24 years old. I have four siblings. One sister who is 22; three brothers, 15, 14...
    ashleyautumnx ashleyautumnx 22-25, F Aug 10

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