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I Have Bipolar Teenagers

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    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

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    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

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    I honestly love this person and I have a lot to learn about bipolar disorder.
    iusedtolovemyself iusedtolovemyself 46-50, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    nunezquinnad nunezquinnad 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    F..ck me! I'm in a serious mania episode! Hyper and extremely irritable! I hate this type! I like the happy hyper! guess it looks like my meds need fixed again! Ugh! I was warned...
    GirLinterrupteD99 GirLinterrupteD99 31-35, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    Bipolar may seem like the end of the world. I believe it's a gift. Without all that depression and despair I would never of given a damn about anybody else. Bipolar disorder I no...
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    I'm really tired of waking up in the morning feeling hopeless and crying half of my days away. I have lost both my husbands because they can't stand the sadness but they sure do...
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    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 4 Responses a week ago

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    My mania left. Havent felt happy mania in awhile.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 Responses a week ago

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