Post
Experience Project iOS Android Apps | Download EP for your Mobile Device

I Have Bipolar Teenagers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5 People

    Mom Of A Bipolar Teen

     i have a bipolar son who is 15 and suspended from school we have many problems daily he is ustable on current meds and would love to here about other parents bipolar stories
    hopeful53 hopeful53 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 26, 2009

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My son is almost 15. Years of knowing there

    was some mood disorder and we finally have more clear diagnosis. School is very tough. His bio dad is untreated and undiagnosed but certainly bipolar as well. Step dad doesn't understand and keeps saying I need to be tougher but won't research and listen to me. So hard to...
    redheadinny1 redheadinny1 36-40, F Dec 14, 2014

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    There's this new science teacher at my school, and I find myself so incredibly attracted to him, I don't even understand; I've never had a crush on a teacher, but I have been...
    babydoll04 babydoll04 18-21, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    How do you deal with this when you're stuck in a place where people pretend like it doesn't exist?! I have had some awesome progression when allowed to flourish in my own element...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 1 day ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    having a bipolar episode and would love a person I can talk to when ever it hits. someone I can build trust with. someone I can go to for emotional support and someone that can...
    0love 0love 18-21 2 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Trigger warning. I have been depressed for a while. Right now, the thoughts are under control. But they weren't in September 2014. At that time, I had a "row" with this girl...
    skylar1621 skylar1621 18-21, F 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I know you are not supposed to self diagnose, but I totally have and now am just sitting around waiting for people to agree with me. I have not felt this certain about what is...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    So i have been diagnosed as bipolar by several therapists now but i have never accepted it and i still have my doubts. I know i'm not okay, something is definitely wrong with me...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I have a question about controlling bipolar disorder and ECT. I am currently on a mood stabilizer and two antipsychotics and still stuggle with depression. Has anyone been able to...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm back on my full dose of Geodon after trying to taper. I couldn't handle it. So I'm still on both Latuda and Geodon an lots an lots of Benadryl and 3 mg of lorazepam to try to...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 5 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Healing Through Spirituality Despite the “scientific” explanations I have been fed by medical professionals over the years, I have never believed that I am “mentally ill...
    giannaboleyn giannaboleyn 26-30, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a bipolar and I am proud of it.Sounds a bit crazy but there are two aspects of this disorder.Let me explain them. 1)In a bipolar disorder you experience different kind of...
    silentlover221 silentlover221 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    my bipolar is acting up right now. its one of those days where I wish I had a different life, different family. a kind of day where I just dont want to be alive.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Dose anyone smoke medical marijuana for Bi-polar disorder?
    Krisco1970 Krisco1970 41-45, F Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi I'm on drugs for bipolar and I have a really good therapist I'd like to share my progress with the world is any body interested in hearing about my weekly visits? Maria...
    BeYourBest007 BeYourBest007 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Sigh, yeah, tmr go to the doc for full psych eval. Finally. Cant believe I have never had one -_- considering the past four years of my life... I am like 90 percent sure I am...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Does anyone else have problems with their medication?
    DianeRamsey DianeRamsey 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    i think the teenagers or young adults like myself shouldn't have a baby. if the only thing you want to do is go out and party. and just expect other people to watch your kid for...
    Clb037 Clb037 18-21 4 Responses Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Those of you who are on anti convulsants as a mood stabilizer. (seizure meds) Do you find that if ur off with a dose or two you start getting very unstable with ur temper? I find...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 18

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I'm by they not even sure where to begin. I feel I could write a book sometimes. I am 37 and very very in love with my husband of 14 years on his good days. His good days are...
    hopelessandsmiling hopelessandsmiling 36-40 Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I don't strictly hate them as I know there some decent teenagers out there but I'm often wondering what their problem is. Two of my sisters are teenagers and they're so difficult...
    LewisCollins LewisCollins 31-35 Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To those that don't understand bipolarism, there are basically two different "levels"... an extreme one where you can be "down" or "up" for months, where the other is more moderate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with Rapid Cycling Bipolar at the age of 12. I was voluntarily admitted into a psychiatric hospital to receive help during an extremely depressed phase. At one time...
    deepinnerthoughts deepinnerthoughts 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

    Your Response

    Cancel
    If I were to guess, my "issues" all started when I started taking care of my elderly parents. I'm one of 5 children, the middle kid, and I was the only one that didn't run away...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder Type 2 back in 2007 during a stay at a psychiatric facility. At first I was very reluctant to the idea that I would have to take medication...
    Erizabesu Erizabesu 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 16

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I went manic when I was 18 and then was diagnosed with Bipolar 1. Was put on numerous medications. Lost all energy, gained over 50 pounds and have been trying to get my...
    Mellomaniac Mellomaniac 22-25, F Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hi I have diagnosed myself as being bipolar. I feel it with such certainty. I have had mental issues, not been able to function because of up and down moods for the past 4 or 5...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    And when do you tell your new boyfriend/girlfriend that you are bipolar? I'm not going to blurt it out right away, that usually goes as good as a loud fart, and they will probably...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 15

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Ok so I just realised something and these days teenagers are stereotyped, people say they are stupid because they drink and smoke and I use to think they were stupid because they...
    smileyfacebaby smileyfacebaby 13-15, F Aug 14

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am struggling with the black lows, I feel super sensitive, irritable, I can't relax without feeling such a damn failure. I'm ******* my family off just by being so down and...
    nimnom nimnom 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 13

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Does anyone disclose to their work place about having bipolar? I'm torn on that since it has never effected my work or school before but it is technically considered a disability...
    alice8392 alice8392 22-25, F Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Anybody else here type 1? I feel isolated even among bipolar people because I don't know anyone else, haven't talked to anyone else who is type 1 and I feel that there is a...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 12

    Your Response

    Cancel
    To all my friends without children who love to give me advice about how to handle my child: Not everything u say is wrong. In fact, you're right about most things, but do not...
    VioletMerryweather VioletMerryweather 31-35, F Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My girlfriend of 5 years struggles with my bipolar and I want to help her. She doesn't know what to do, or how to act, or what to say. She is trying and she was the only person...
    plainjane22 plainjane22 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    It's been 1 year since Robin Williams committed suicide. Robin Williams probably was bipolar. I am bipolar. Robin Williams suicide scares me. If Robin Williams did it anyone could...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 11

    Your Response

    Cancel
    My bf can be sweet and loving and then turn around and be loud and mean. He doesn't drink. I have talked to his friends and his mom. They both say that he has always been this way...
    Lelukiki Lelukiki 31-35, F Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hello, I have cystic fibrosis, bipolar disorder, asthma, diabetes, only one working kidney, and now MAC. I was diagnosed in May with this infection and I was started on treatment...
    tracy3379 tracy3379 36-40, F Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I am a bipolar type II and not too extreme in the highs. I quit taking meds in 1975 and have not taken any since then. This is not for most especially type I where you need...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    with psychosis or schizoaffective disorder. i hate labels. i also have many other issues like ocd, eating disorder, bdd, bpd, ect. yeah.
    amazedbygrace amazedbygrace 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 10

    Your Response

    Cancel
    What took years to know most teenagers feel they already know. I am happy to say I was not like that when I was growing up. I always was taught to listen and respect people older...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 8

    Your Response

    Cancel