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I Have Bi-polar

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have just ended my relationship with my partner after 6years It never started out great in the beginning But he was drinking a lot and we put the fights and abuse down to that...
    lissjane13 lissjane13 41-45, F Apr 12

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    I struggle with my energy most of the time. Every few years I go into a hostile mania. I take apart electronics thinking I am an electronic engineer. I am like a tweaker getting...
    Muzeam13 Muzeam13 31-35, M Mar 25

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    Spring time usually gets me manic. I am kinda manic right now. I stopped taking meds bc I wanna control it but it's so hard :(((
    piperweant piperweant 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    At first I was upset with the diagnose, yet now I realized the importance of helping myself get better with my new acknowledgement and to grow from it Instead of dwelling so I can...
    MyDoctorLove MyDoctorLove 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    My ex messaged me told me his on a dating site cause I was (which I was not) So I added the dating site and sent him all the messages! I know it's childish but I want to be left...
    lissjane13 lissjane13 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    I am bi-polar what ever term involves both genders please visit outcast-all.com :)
    cross2play cross2play 31-35 Mar 29

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    I HAVE HAD A FRIEND FOR 25 YEARS. HE HAS AN IQ OF OVER 150. HE ALSO HAS SCHIZOID PERSONALITY DISORDER, BI POLAR TYPE 2 AND PTSD AMOUNGT SOME OTHER YET UNIDENTIFIED NEUROLOGICAL...
    cavedweller2 cavedweller2 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For as long as I can remember I've ruined most "now" moments because they remind me of other " then"moments from my past. I can be walking through a load of silver birch trees and...
    Blondiex15 Blondiex15 36-40, F 19 Responses Mar 30

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    Could perhaps be phrased better.. but.. I spend alot of time alone + dont know where I want to go in life really. ... There is a book called "Polarities of Experience...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M Apr 6

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    My mother raised me alone since i was 10 because my father left us,i have no siblings and i understand raising a child alone is difficult but i dont think she really understands me...
    Tessa3 Tessa3 22-25, F Apr 4

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    Learning about your pattern of thinking can help you match, modify, or change any distortions or negative thinking errors. Since our thoughts have a strong impact on our feelings...
    EmptyBlack EmptyBlack 31-35, M Apr 4

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    So I actually so have two people who are basically fathers to me. But neither are my biological father. Basically my mom was knocked up in high school and had me a week before she...
    FurryChickenNuggets FurryChickenNuggets 22-25, M Apr 7

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    there's someone I work with who is the polar opposite of anyone I've ever been in a relationship with. I'm hooked, and it's because this girl can make you laugh AND make you think...
    Spooky224 Spooky224 22-25 Apr 9

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    OMG !!! My life is so full of hilarious crap that I do. So after going to great lengths to get all done up pretty (I'm gender variable) and heading out for a meeting, I suddenly...
    JessicaDale JessicaDale 51-55 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    I have Bi-polar disorder and I tried harming myself, instead of comforting me he hit me, choked me, pulled my hair and threw me against the wall and yelled at me "You are f***ing...
    GrownPup GrownPup 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm totally new to this because I feel I've got know one to talk to. My wife thinks I'm crazy and doesn't want to discuss serious issues I've got. I assume she is right because I'm...
    Trex12001 Trex12001 56-60, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    In just 11 days I will no longer be engulfed in a sea of debilitating negativity and hatred spewed from my MIL. The first time I met her she gave me this awful uncomfortable and...
    LGLlove LGLlove 31-35, F Apr 5

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    My bi-polar girlfriend of two years got herself and I caught up in a tangled web of lies, deception, and control. I suffer from clinical depression myself. It's hard to really...
    VKdesire VKdesire 22-25, M Mar 28

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    So 1alwaysdreaming comes to save Experience Project? Cool idea, you guys should probably be familiar with me, but for those who are new, my name is Hindolo and I came out the...
    DragonAcid DragonAcid 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    The anti-discrimination laws will not remedy the severity of the widespread practice of discrimination and intolerance as it currently exists in Utah. Discrimination, despite...
    EmeraldCross EmeraldCross 26-30 Apr 1

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    Dear She Pups or Omega Wolf Children, Hear Ye Hear Ye.. Young pups poised on the precipice of 'Championship of The World' -- No Pressure..at the beginning of the spectrum of...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    I was raped at 14 didn't give myself till I was 20 and he lied said he loved me then ran off. I got a bi polar disorder and had sex with 10 guys after that. I'm 21 now and I am now...
    piperweant piperweant 18-21, F 15 Responses Apr 7

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    It scares me to read all of the postings by members under 18 or under 25 - about their depression. I have to wonder what your lives will be like in 30 or 40 years. I never seemed...
    Bilbeaux Bilbeaux 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Side ONE: My point of view is neither right or wrong. However, it's educated, relevant, and born of individual thinking. So go F yourself. side two....... You can't be funny and...
    SvveetKiester SvveetKiester 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    I am a self diagnosed bi-polar. Sometimes I like the extreme sides of me because that makes me feel unlimited but we are living in this world where we have what we call deadlines...
    amayaamadea amayaamadea 22-25, F Apr 11

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    I want to drop out of highschool because of it. I am sick and tired of going in and out of hospitals for depression. I haven't been in school for a full school year science 7th...
    animelover1212 animelover1212 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    I'm bi-polar so when I get close, most people leave me in a heartbeat.. If they don't understand me.
    TenderBeauty TenderBeauty 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    is it normal too feel kind of bi polar? one second i'm happy and taking on the world then the next minute i want too cry because i miss him so much and cant talk too him at all...
    aussienavygf aussienavygf 22-25, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    There are two things in the universe: energy; and, information, which is the conformation of energy. This conformation, differentiation, of energy is in closed circuitry, that...
    mpereira1112 mpereira1112 66-70, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    "Joy is not being in love and not being bitter. It is agreement. It is friendship. Joy is a polaroid army crawling its way into life. It is being beautiful without a man telling...
    SapphicMinion SapphicMinion 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    When I go to sleep in my bed, I think really hard, and imagine his arms wrapped around me, giving me little kisses, telling me he loves me. He's mine! And I know we can't be...
    Felipster Felipster 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    1.) I like guys. 2.)I like Polar Bears. 3.)I love the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy. 4.) I'm an introvert. 5.) I hate 75% of reality. 6.) I have no friends besides the ones on EP...
    CaptainShiromaru CaptainShiromaru 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 12

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    The entire side of mom's family, minus mom, are a bunch of obnoxious, flag waving, conservative Republican, foreigner hating, poor/homeless hating, Bible thumping, know it all...
    anonymouslymysterious anonymouslymysterious 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 30

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