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I Have Bi-polar

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I feel like I have seen a whole new world in manic episodes like I am psychic and read people and I don't even know them it's wild. I smoked pot and I swear I could elevate and...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    I have recently received a promotion at work - nothing noteworthy, just team leader at a fast food place. I am worried that my little condition will become more noticeable due to...
    haydenbuddy haydenbuddy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    So I am in the midst of receiving a promotion, and quite frankly I am worried that my disorder will be more noticeable (due to more hours at work). My boss on countless occasions...
    haydenbuddy haydenbuddy 18-21, M Jul 14

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    I've never been officially told by a doctor if have bi-polar disorder but I have a lot of the symptoms and pass family members have had it. I feel depressed someone msg me to help...
    Mendex Mendex 13-15, M Jul 10

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    Well I've had bi-polar for yrs now...I was diagnosed at 19 when I had my first break down...I've been on a lot of different type of medication over the years. I found that Abilify...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F Jul 8

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    My friend has stopped talking to me!!? it was my birthday on the 16th July and I planned to stay at home but she invited me over to her house... she said why stay at home? Come...
    DepressedGirl22 DepressedGirl22 22-25, F Jul 19

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    On another high after a low yesterday. Weee.... 🎢 XD Now if i can just channel that energy into my responsibilities without breaking anything today!
    Stefunie Stefunie 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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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 9 hrs ago

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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 19 hrs ago

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    Well I've had bi-polar for yrs now...I was diagnosed at 19 when I had my first break down...I've been on a lot of different type of medication over the years. I found that Abilify...
    dmlongobardo23 dmlongobardo23 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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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 4 days ago

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    Just under a year ago I revelled in believing I had discovered the equation of the meaning of life: 1 + (2+2) = 2 which I believed would cure cancer. I also believed I had found...
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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...
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    My best friend and I always ask each other "if we were at a party and you were drunk would you kiss a girl?" And I would say "Yes." We would make up this word called "quickie". It...
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    Vulnerable by Tinashe She did the voice of the little girl in Polar Express
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Jul 18

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    I still have mine! I love it! :)
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I still have mine! I love it! :)
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    People have to understand that there are opposites to everything. Cause and effect. Everything can't be the same otherwise it wouldn't keep the world going. It's one of the laws of...
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F Jul 20

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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...
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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...
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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 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I hate seeing other people cry, as soon as they do I start boo-hooing! I find it odd because I am rough on the outside but soft on the inside! am i Bi-polar
    CAMBRIA22 CAMBRIA22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Shinedown - Sound of Madness Ahh music...it's the drug of choice for MY soul! Yeah, I get it, You're an outcast. Always under attack. Always coming in last, Bringing up the past...
    justnanl justnanl 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    The world had not gone crazy. It's just bi-polar.
    alejandro924 alejandro924 41-45, M Jul 6

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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 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My sister always lived with my mother and, when she was young she was very pretty. However, our home life was so dysfunctional and I ( the plain Jane) was the one who ended up...
    Catrunner60 Catrunner60 61-65 Jul 1

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    I was diagnosed as a kid... So many people say their bi-polar yet they have no I sea
    Thatgy Thatgy 18-21, M Jul 4

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    It took me until my late thirties to figure out that the very people who have been telling me I am my whole life - ARE! They're alcoholics, drug addicts, bi-polar, emotionally...
    DaisyMe1975 DaisyMe1975 36-40, F Jul 12

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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 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 a week ago

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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 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    With myself.. I'm so bi-polar, one minute I feel inspired and want to conquer the world and the next I just want to hide in my room and shut out everyone... Tonight I almost...
    LostEbonyGirl LostEbonyGirl 18-21, F Jul 19

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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...
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    **I feel like I'm in an AA meeting.** My name is Chris and I'm... ...the youngest of 8 kids. I was born in to a strictly religious home. My father was a military officer, a...
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    Every day that I have no contact with my crush, I'm going to upload a song. :-)"Hey Ya" by OutKast[Intro]One, two, three, uh!My baby don't mess aroundBecause she loves me soAnd...
    TheTruthIfItKillsMe TheTruthIfItKillsMe 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 11

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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...
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    The use of LED in lighting applications is overwhelming. The traditional light sources using either incandescent or fluorescent have been shifted to the solid-state’s due to...
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    You wanna play, you wanna stay, you wanna have it all You started messing with my head until I hit a wall Maybe I should've known, maybe I should've known That you would walk, you...
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    Q: What do you get from sitting on the ice too long? A: Polaroids! Q: What's an ig? A: A snow house without a loo! Q: Why does it take longer to build a blonde snowman than a...
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