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I Have Bipolar Disorder But Still Live Life

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    ☺really ?? How Does Bipolar Disorder Stop You From Living ?

    please Id love any comments or messages talking about how bipolar disorder changed your life and what you noticed was different thank you for any comments
    PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD PRETTYGIRLHATESTHEWORLD 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5, 2010

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    I Hate Having This

    I hate having this I don't understand it either, I got a dui, then was commited and evaluated by a psychiatrist, and he diagnosed me with bipolar, I was then put in treatment, and put on anti depressants and that made me worse and more unstable so much that i had to go back in to...
    Sweet2free Sweet2free 22-25, F 8 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    Wtf!?! Please Help

    Im soooo lost, I hate having this disorder but I have come to terms that I have this disorder but I dont know what to do anymore, Im a single mother to a wonderful 4 month old son and I want to be a great mother to him but, I cant seem to fight off the depression, anger and...
    lostforever21 lostforever21 22-25, F Oct 31, 2009

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    A Bad Moment....i Need Help And Advice

    Sometimes I would give anything to see things in shades of gray. I wish I could find the in-between of something stressful or wonderful. I wish I could take a deep breath and react the way normal people do. I wish I knew what normal was. My brain does not allow that. I do talk to...
    imokcuziknowimcrzy imokcuziknowimcrzy 36-40 1 Response Dec 19, 2011

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    By Love And Grace

    Im bipolar but by the love of God i can wake up every morning and thank him for his grace is sufficient enough for me!I love you all my heart goes out to people hurting out there with bipolar as well....may the Lord bless ur life richly and wth love and tenderness sorry for my...
    Riderz4Christ Riderz4Christ 31-35, M May 9, 2012

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    Trying To Keep From Falling Face First Into Depression, Seeing How I Survived A Manic Episode

    I have considered writing a memoir that revolved around my bipolar disorder. I have had multiple psychiatric professionals say that I am a textbook case and "would be good for a college student to talk to". I was diagnosed in 2009 when I was 20 and hospitalized several times...
    RedHotCrazyPerson RedHotCrazyPerson 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    Wtf!?! Please Help

    Im soooo lost, I hate having this disorder but I have come to terms that I have this disorder but I dont know what to do anymore, Im a single mother to a wonderful 4 month old son and I want to be a great mother to him but, I cant seem to fight off the depression, anger and...
    lostforever21 lostforever21 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Hi, I'm New!

    Hi Everyone, I'm Ruby and I'm new here. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder a couple of months ago. I had been struggling with mood swings and severe episodes of depression and mania since I was 15. When I was 17, I was hospitalized twice and misdiagnosed with schizophrenia...
    RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos RubyInTheSkyWithCheetos 31-35, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    Better Than Ever

    I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder in the 8th grade. I was put on medications for it....but I felt, not like myself. I didnt like the idea that the medication could be altering my moods, it was just a strange feeling. I took the medication for three and a half...
    WraithformsLovelyAngel WraithformsLovelyAngel 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    Psych Meds: Advice

    Hi! My name is Thom. I am a volunteer here on Experience Projoct. I am Bi-Polar w/Borderline Personality and Histrionic Personality Disorders. I have a fairly extensive knowledge of Psychiatric medication. I myself have taken many from SSRI's and their subsets, to Benzodiazepines...
    ThomVincenzo ThomVincenzo 36-40, M Aug 28, 2013

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    I Recently Posted This Good Advice In A Group Called "want To Find Strength To Kill Myself" to try to prevent suicides

    Killing yourself is giving up. Letting them defeat you. Yes I understand you have intense pain and suffering. To keep going in spite of it is to be tough as nails, the toughest ************ alive. I have resolved to never commit suicide, ever. I have several attempts in the past...
    SummerWind18 SummerWind18 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 18, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I've been experiencing a broad range of emotions for the past four to five years. They first became apparent in 2009 and never really went away but instead have been exacerbated by...
    lacklongafter lacklongafter 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Everything bad happens when I sleep horribly at night. Today has been horrible. It's hard enough to apply for jobs after dinner but the added haziness and scatter-brain and no...
    chaoticallycosmosme chaoticallycosmosme 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 8

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    I don't think I'd ever tell anyone but I might as well. I have Schizoaffective Disorder which, in a basic definition, it's like Bipolar and Schizophrenia, some people have...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mother was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder when she was my age and I live with it every day. Hers seems to follow the lunar cycle, but we live with it.
    SurpriseMeToday SurpriseMeToday 18-21, F Mar 23

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    I think I have bipolar but I'm scared to find out
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 6

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    I have Bipolar. Medication is needed just to maintain the title 'normal'. Average teenager? Try, average Bipolar teen. If I accidentally mix a dosage of my medication I will go...
    morganmavina morganmavina 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Here is a very sad story. I have bipolar. I am allergic to all bipolar medications and they cause me to have an adverse reactions. Lithium caused me to act insane and created...
    ruanbe ruanbe 18-21 1 Response Apr 5

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    I feel like I have bipolar but I have no idea. There are times where I'm so happy for periods of weeks or months then go straight to depression a severe one. Then I'm happy at...
    juliaek1 juliaek1 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    As I sit here thinking about my life, I feel I still have to live so much and do so many things that I love the most.You've only one life and therefore you have to live it to the...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 10

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    Just had my biggest fear come true I completely lost control of myself and went crazy.. All I remember is I was laying on the bathroom floor cause I was feeling a bit nauseous then...
    Mayleehawkeye Mayleehawkeye 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    i'm in HS and i get good grades and have my circle that i hang with and i don't listen to most of the crappy non sense music by future or chief keef ( dumbest rap name I've ever...
    storylover6 storylover6 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I love big butts and have a big butt. No, you don't understand. Seriously, I like HUGE Butts.
    FatExplodingBelly FatExplodingBelly 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 5

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    I was fofortunate enough to get a nice set of recessive genes from grandma. While my mom and all her other female relatives seem to be curvy and endowed in both the chest and hips...
    montezia93 montezia93 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 13

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    So at the age 20 I was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. I have been diagnosed with a chemical imbalance since the age of seven as they did not want to label a seven year...
    justwanabe justwanabe 22-25, F Apr 5

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    My boyfriend is 17 and is bipolar we have a long distance relationship and I love him so much he is the first guy I have ever felt this strong about. I am bisexual so to fall for...
    deadspiritied deadspiritied 13-15, F Mar 30

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    I feel like running away. Starting over, and than I think, my bipolar and anxiety will still be there. Dose it ever get better? Its not always my family fault I get like this. But...
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    As usual I don't know where to start this, but I have to find relief somehow and writing always seems like the best solution. My husband and I have been married for 7 years (it'll...
    factsarefacts factsarefacts 26-30 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I have been diagnosed with BP disorder and it's getting worse- especially as it's causing others to think less of me and leave me out of things because they believe i'm "unstable...
    Gerald6 Gerald6 18-21, M Mar 23

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
    mystiquebelle mystiquebelle 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    Never knowing how the next day will be, when it'll turn and how I'm going to put up with it. None of my friends get it, my family supports me but they don't get me either. How is...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    I feel terrible about my mood swings and how much trouble it must cause for my boyfriend. He knew from the begining that I have constant mood swings but I was diagnosed just...
    harjotmehesh harjotmehesh 16-17, F Mar 24

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    This Is The Soundtrack Of My Life Living With Schizoaffective Disorder Every song I post is an excellent representation of what I went through living with Schizoaffective disorder...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F Mar 24

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    i been having bipolar since i was 14 im 23 now and i been in and out of hospitals more than 6 times. i recently been diagnosed with schizophrenia as well. i really want to die. i...
    starfire0 starfire0 18-21, F Mar 31

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    Well, I new here and heck I may even be too young. But excuse me if i'm doing this wrong but, I have recently lost the will to live. I have a high case of social anxiety, a sleep...
    MatthewNS MatthewNS 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    As many of you already know, I have lost both my mother and my best friend to cancer. The thing about cancer, specially in the final stages, is that you know the end is coming, and...
    diablesse34 diablesse34 46-50, F 20 Responses Mar 28

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    I dont know what to say to be honest. I have never been much of a conversationalist unless i'm in a really good mood. Ive been through some hectic psychotic episodes that lasted...
    youngozziman youngozziman 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I have had this come and go through life, I remember being about 8/9 years of age. I was standing in a shop and I was looking at of the door window and suddenly it was like I was...
    BrokenAngel35 BrokenAngel35 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I must be one of the strangest persons on this earth. Diagnosed with this disorder at least several years ago, I am on disability for this and also PTSD. I have many hobbies and am...
    4k5dii 4k5dii 46-50, M Apr 14

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    I have Female Orgasmic Disorder. I don't have *******. My therapist at the time tried everything to help me but nothing worked. It sucks so much. I've never had a ****** but...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 14

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    I knew something was up with me! I kept having a change in perception after exercising or times I was relaxed and it felt so good. It was like seeing for real the first time. I...
    reenab29 reenab29 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I've had this for a long time, but up until this year I never knew what it was, or whether or not other people experienced it. I remember being quite young, probably 7, when I...
    LeavesOfSunshine LeavesOfSunshine 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    I keep wondering when I will completely break. I have bad dreams. I don't remember when I last showered. I volunteer at church because it worked at the time. Now I don't believe...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    We all want something that is unattainable .Something we could flash off to others to get validation that we exist.The world we live in is sick and inhumane.With every story of...
    jayseca jayseca 16-17, F a week ago

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    I think I have PD but I'm not entirely sure. I tried to explain it to my family/friends but they don't seem to get it. I'm frustrated half the time and it seems to get worse with...
    hani91 hani91 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I'm only 14 years old and it started about 4 months ago but it wasn't serious then it started to progress it's making me fail school not do any of my work and it ruined my trip to...
    jayyr jayyr 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 29

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    life is short,life is full of memories...i want to enjoy each moment the good bad and ugly.
    BicurMe BicurMe 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    "You've got to dance like there is nobody watching, Love like you'll never be hurt, Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth!!"
    Sandyshaw13 Sandyshaw13 36-40, F Apr 3

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    Change the way you think, change the way you live. Attitude is everything. Don't hate people just because they're people, give everyone a change and let go of the negativity for a...
    ruberbandball ruberbandball 22-25, M Apr 4

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    So I have a girl friend now wich is really cool for me but also at the same time it makes me aware of how difficult it is for me to have normal relationships with people. It's...
    twoface88 twoface88 22-25, M Apr 5

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    Synesthesia. I think that 'depersonalization' and synesthesia are related. It occurred to me though that I never specifically inquired about other peoples experience on this...
    AerinK AerinK 36-40, F Apr 7

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