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I Have Bipolar Disorder But Still Live Life

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    As an Bipolar Disorder

    as I am , I don`t know why I`m feeling the way I`m feeling , again . Just a month ago , I felt full of life, ready to live the life i`m having, felt blessed and now , here comes dark again . Things that used to inspire me , now only hurts . How many times I have to go...
    Angeldown Angeldown 18-21, M May 31

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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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    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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    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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    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 4 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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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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    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 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...
    Angels80808 Angels80808 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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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 have bipolar disorder 1 & adult ADHD combined

    type. I'm 27, married 7 year son& 6 year stepdaughter. My life seems normal.... On the outside. On the inside it's turmoil & medication only helps so much, years of therapy only helped so much. I think therapy is just to learn how to manage it other Than that it's a waste for me...
    mrojas27 mrojas27 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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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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    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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    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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