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I Have Bi-polar

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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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    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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    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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    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 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2011

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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 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 1 Response 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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    Related Experiences

    I went to the nurse practitioner today and she wanted to put me on 3 different meds and I'm like Jesus why me ! My ******* brain is so frustrating. I have bi polar and I have not...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    So I kind of like this guy and named J I've known of him for awhile but I barley started talking to him last year since we had 2 classes together I always thought he was attractive...
    HouseofDeVil HouseofDeVil 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Family Tree Time Grandmother-Sorta Rich lady that disowned me and my mom -----------------------kids-------------------------- Bubba-Aunt that my mom has a bad relationship...
    KatIsAMermaid KatIsAMermaid 13-15, F Jul 31

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    I have a 20 year old son that is bi-polar 1. He sucks the energy and life out of us. I love him but resent him and what this illness has taken from our marriage. I exercise...
    debbiedee623 debbiedee623 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I am divorced from my children's father. The marriage was difficult and the divorce was worse. My ex stalked me, things got so bad I had a nervous breakdown. I am bi-polar and...
    cwiddi cwiddi 56-60, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Well here it goes.... On the night of November 19th my then fiance and I went out on a date night to mend our relationship. We have a one year old son together. Im 21 and hes 27...
    tbkerfoot tbkerfoot 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 4

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    My wife has been on Prozac for (8) years. It is really bad when she decides not to take them anymore. The early years of marriage were good and we raised (3) great children whom...
    RIDJEMAN RIDJEMAN 56-60, M Aug 6

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    i started having panic and anxiety attacks when i was 9. people thought i was being abused i wasnt and didnt know what anxiety was i was 9! it wasnt until i was 23 that a keen...
    ericseamless ericseamless 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Sometimes it gets so bad with my mom I start crying and I can't stop, no matter what I do. I know she's struggling with her bi-polar right now but it's not an ******* pass either...
    luna1912 luna1912 18-21, F Aug 11

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    My son started seeing his now wife about seven years ago. I never liked her from the start. He and I used to be very close and after she came into the picture our relationship was...
    Plava111 Plava111 51-55 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I still have mine! I love it! :)
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    I still have mine! I love it! :)
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Jul 28

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    Wednesday, House Republicans sued President Obama for acting on his own without approval from Congress. On Thursday, House Republicans told President Obama he should act on his own...
    Mrperfectstranger Mrperfectstranger 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    I have been bald for over 10 years due to alopecia (in lamest terms, not growing hair from somewhat of an allergy to it). I put a lot of effort into my hair when I was 7-13 years...
    threebe threebe 22-25, F Jul 27

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    I saw a psychiatrist last week and he gave me an assignment. Giving me information on both ADHD and Bi-polar disorder, he asked that I look back at my life and see which one fits...
    dynamic71 dynamic71 41-45, M Aug 12

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    Well, my depression has been at bay for awhile, and now, over the past few weeks, its reared its ugly head. I feel awful. I want to die. I want love, but love doesn't seem to be...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 11

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    I met my wife through a Christian dating service called "Equally Yoked." I wanted to meet someone who had the same beliefs and values as I did. She and I hit it off from the first...
    ludix ludix 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I had a bad first experience with college I suffered from depression got better than became bi polar and had to come home. It's been about 4 months taken the time to get better and...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    He makes me feel so bi polar....we've been doing so good the last couple weeks, then one little conversation today has me ready to end it again. When he talks about his kids I...
    ynoTme83 ynoTme83 26-30, F a week ago

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    Well not really, it's just acting weird. It only charges when it feels like it and then it is slow sometimes then other times it is fast! My phone is as bi-polar as I am 0_o
    ciciyoshi ciciyoshi 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I need counselling . I've always had problems my whole life. Been through so much and I tried to be fine and not talk about it by blocking people from getting too close. My friends...
    kellykita21 kellykita21 16-17, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    **** them... 😂 I actually hate my parents. All they ******* do is yell at me, don't care about my opinions, and make me do all the work around the house. My dad just...
    SofieAvina SofieAvina 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 21

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    In not very interesting unfortunately, but anyways, here goes.. 1) I'm 16 2) I'm a Libra 3) I'm half Algerian, born in the uk 4) I love the rain 5) I've been dancing since I...
    Azzyyy Azzyyy 16-17, F Jul 24

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    I have forced my husband to live a life without sex for what was supposed to be the good of everyone. It was not he did not want sex, if fact there were many times he was demanding...
    isis55 isis55 56-60, F 9 Responses Jul 27

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    We've been married for 26 years. I am tall and very fit. I keep myself clean and well groomed. I know men find me attractive. But my husband is very inhibited. He does not french...
    debbiedee623 debbiedee623 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I am a divorce attorney who has represented women and men in countless cases. based on my observations, there are certain truths about marriage and divorce. 1. Marriage is a...
    divorceatty divorceatty 36-40, M 4 Responses Aug 1

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    Me venting... So when him and I were together he told me "stop going rounds with her she's bi polar, she won't stop" he said " you have to stop and then she will and I know your...
    ventingagain ventingagain 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I have just discovered I have a dependent personality disorder and it has me realizing I have been behaving in a less than truthful way. In one way I feel happy to find out that I...
    tttalk tttalk 51-55, M Aug 4

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    I genuinely believe I have b Bi-polar disorder
    nochurchinthewild nochurchinthewild 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    Narconon Vista BayR17;s Alcoholic beverages and drug rehabilitation plans that serve Texas are places that drug and Liquor addicts can discover help and cost-free them selves with...
    Joshua603a4yn8 Joshua603a4yn8 31-35, M 1 Response a week ago

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    She is an alcoholic, sober 5 yes,severely clinically depressed and bi polar. My husband, son and I have, out of necessitu,lived with her in her basement for 9 months. We're...
    Dinagurv Dinagurv 51-55, F 3 days ago

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    How can I help my beautiful daughter stop her obsessive skin picking....she looks like a heroin addict. She say's she can't stop, she sees a hair and has to pick it until she gets...
    jazzygirl23 jazzygirl23 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1- I take a picture of the scenery everywhere I go. 2- I have a polaroid camera but hardly use it. 3- I have a collection of DVD's. 4- I have a cat. 5- I have a collection of...
    Poppy07 Poppy07 18-21, F Jul 25

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    "Cognitive distortions are at the core of what many cognitive-behavioral and other kinds of therapists try and help a person learn to change in psychotherapy. By learning to...
    Aimee17 Aimee17 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 24

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    Nope. I have a tendency to receive extremely polarized reactions from people. You either love me or you hate my guts.
    Plutonianbabe Plutonianbabe 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    I saw it already. The space werewolf episode of Liv And Maddie in the Outer Space themed shows on Disney this past weekend. Yes, it was fantasy, but it was powerful because of...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jul 28

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    Here are few quotes from Mick Jagger that I like. 1) "Anarchy is the only slight glimmer of hope." 2) "The past is a great place and I don't want to erase it or regret it, but I...
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    Music is thrilling and voice's are all different. Each voice and each song was with me in the dark and in the good. If life wasn't going great I had music as a form of therapy...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 7

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    We did it Disneyland, while in the expertise that many of the individuals I talked to assumed It will be a fiscal disaster - closed and neglected in the 1st 12 months.I'm a critic...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I'm tired of the ups and the downs. The bouts of suicidal thoughts the anger why won't it stop. No matter how I try I always feel alone. And it's really getting to me I want to be...
    Dmd3390 Dmd3390 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    Was biology waiting for the failure/anomalous behaviour of physics to happen? The success story of diversity and multitude of life of flora and fauna in marine world tells nothing...
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