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I Have Bi-polar

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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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    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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    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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    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 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 8, 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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    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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    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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    As some of you may know, I am a published author. I work from my home; therefore, I must practice time management. I also have Bi-Polar I and Severe Anxiety Disorders. Through a...
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have been with my partner for almost six years.. at first he was the quintessential knight in shining armour, galloping in after two years of me being single. I had a then one yr...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am tapering off Zoloft and it's not fun.
    athenaslantern athenaslantern 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    I am a card carrying member of the 'Bi-Polar Club??. Thanks to a wonderful Psychiatrist, Therapist, and a proper and effective medication regime, as well as self help programs, I...
    Olivia1962 Olivia1962 51-55, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    myself,.. in a very strange way. It's sentimental and I'm comfortable , reflecting and even a bit of fear of the unknown , ......I am old , I earned owning that...I can love...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 5 days ago

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    I wonder what goes through everyone's minds here when they read my stories or look at the groups I'm in. I wonder what first impression I give. Most people see one thing they like...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    "If you're not embarrassing your kids, you're not spending enough time with them." ---Mark Ruffalo I just heard him say this during an interview while promoting his new movie...
    Cinnamongrl Cinnamongrl 46-50, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    One day I'm so angry and sad, but the next I'm so happy. I think I'm bi-polar but to scared to ask mom to take me to therapist
    Sevrin77 Sevrin77 13-15, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Hi I would like to vent a little bit about a few things.I cant always express things on my mind.I try to explain a lot of to my spouse and few friends.But there is certain things...
    Fruitypunch15 Fruitypunch15 31-35 a week ago

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    Perry menopause, bi-polar depression, anxiety, my son at his father's most of the summer, same thing every day pretty much, afraid to go outside b/c my neighbor's a nut, afraid to...
    ShivaBrainard ShivaBrainard 26-30, F Jun 28

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    Have you ever loved someone you know is not a match to you,.. I do.. I love my wife very much but she dislikes everything that I like, and vice versa. It seems like we can never...
    Someone6687 Someone6687 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I hate being alone, but I'm a walking nightmare to be with it seems. I wish I could just relax sometimes. Not be so f'ing anxious and happy/sad/happy/sad/. I've been getting...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M Jun 26

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    Emphasis of the 'feel'. I'm not saying they actually don't. I had to move back home after finishing an art degree so I could build up my career to go freelance. It's been hard...
    EleanorPainting EleanorPainting 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I am a 14 year old boy living in Tennessee, I have been a very quiet, shy, and emotional person, these past few years I would stay locked in my room and never come out unless it...
    santana772 santana772 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    Notes To My Children: Things I Want Them To Know.This book is dedicated to my children, Odarely Monserrat, Sharon Paulina and Alan Gabriel: mi alma, mi cielo y mi luna...
    puckit600 puckit600 46-50, M Jun 23

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    Hollywood. California It was a day that was a turning point in my life , I left Texas , for San Francisco in a 1948 Caddie with a steer head tied to the front grill. I was already...
    MsOracle MsOracle 66-70, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I have had a backwards relationship with my dad. He was a great "kid dad" but has become a selfish bully since I became an adult. That is not to say events happened when I was...
    ChiChi816 ChiChi816 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    >Before coming to Australia, there's something you need to know about oozies:they value "toughness".You've got to be seen as "tough" or else you won't fit in.Several posters on...
    boganbait boganbait 46-50, M 28 Responses Jun 21

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    Rather sad to have come here because I think this time is for real. I can't even begin to describe what I have been through during my 17 years of marriage. My wife has...
    DeepVoice999 DeepVoice999 41-45, M 3 Responses Jun 18

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    I honestly don't like to talk to people who aren't close friends, and I the amount of close friends I have, I can count with only both of my hands. A lot of my acquaintances happen...
    TheGuyWithChocolatePie TheGuyWithChocolatePie 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I am 44 years old I have experienced Bi polar with mixed episodes, Mania and depression Anxiety and panic PTSD and Scizophrenia. never diagnosed but clearly have dealt with...
    smalltownwitch smalltownwitch 41-45, F Jun 18

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    I'm so tired of living where i live and its not a bad city. Its actually a huge city, nothing compared to new york or cali, but its big enough. Ive dealt with soo much **** here...
    Tristechica22 Tristechica22 22-25, F Jun 17

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    I'm in a relationship with someone I love. It was a perfect relationship except for one small thing. Which isn't really that small and keeps growing all the time. My partner's...
    deathshark deathshark 31-35, T 2 Responses Jun 17

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    So I have an update on my polarizing post from couple days ago. Today he came home from work and said: "I've got to start caring about my health and fitness again. Today just...
    evolvinggirl evolvinggirl 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 16

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    I had an affair years ago with a younger man. I was 27 at the time and he was 20 when we started our affair. I still think about him. Not because I miss him. I do sometimes miss...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Jun 16

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    I guess I didn't realize until today that I've had bi polar disorder. for quite some time I've denied it. Trying to prove that I wasn't like my mother. That I was "normal". I HATE...
    mrosa94 mrosa94 18-21, F Jun 16

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    My episodes usually start out with an extremely happy goofyness which is VERY outside my normal misanthropic attitude, within about an hour or two it switches to an almost...
    tlc556x45 tlc556x45 22-25, M Jun 15

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    I don't think that they are polar opposites in the explanation of creation and evolution. I'm a Christian and I'm proud to admit that. But a lot of the myth behind the Old...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 14

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    so me and my dad never get along. At one point in my life I didn't speak to him for 2 years. Well Finally we made up and now like, 2 or 3 years later we are at each others throat...
    angelexondra angelexondra 22-25, F Jun 13

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    I am planning to kill myself today. I'm not here to be talked out of it, just to express how I really feel to someone. my husband is convinced that I have ruined his life... and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 13

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    HOMOSEXUALITY, MARRIAGEWed Jun 10, 2015 - 4:21 pm EST Why the 14th Amendment is no mandate for same-sex ‘marriage’ Herbert W. Titus and William J. Olson June 10, 2015...
    jopava jopava 56-60, M 5 Responses Jun 11

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    Here I am, Hindolo, a teen boy who has suffered the hells of the ghetto for 8-10 years, had a plethora of bonds with people and maintained a relationship with his beloved...
    SpiritualStoner SpiritualStoner 16-17, M 4 Responses Jun 10

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