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I Have Bipolar Teenagers

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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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    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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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I've known since I was 13 years old that I had bipolar disorder. However, it was diagnosed as depression and anxiety for four years. Now, being 17, it took me going through an...
    spiralaxy spiralaxy 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I'm 16 years old almost 17. I have the symptoms of BPD witch is ruining all of my relationships. I don't know what made me become what I call a monster. I know I caused all of the...
    xxcaylaxx xxcaylaxx 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I'm very confused about this... but I may have bipolar depression. or depersonalized disorder? still not sure of the accurate names but.. I might have these.
    lilybunny944 lilybunny944 13-15, F Feb 28

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    I have Bipolar disorder, depression, anger issues, anxiety of all types, PTSD, and ADHD. Hospitalized February 11 for a suicide attempt. It's been hard dealing with all this, the...
    ReannaLee ReannaLee 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I yell at people sometimes for no reason I get mad I cry I feel unwanted I feel like I should be dead I flip out break things when im alone I punch the walls I throw myself at the...
    lostbrokeheart lostbrokeheart 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I was diagnosed when I was 17 after flipping out on my foster mom. I have been on every medication under the sun, have not yet found the right one almost 12 years later. Even after...
    CreatingChristi CreatingChristi 26-30, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    Well I never thought I would be here. But I am. In the start of this year I had a depression episode that scared me so bad. So I turned to my parents finally and ask to go to the...
    AllTheEmotions AllTheEmotions 18-21, M 2 days ago

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    I'm not sure if anyone has shared this but I found Dr.Roger Sparhawks book, calm seas to be extremely informative on bipolar. with years of clinicals under his belt he described...
    AllOutWar AllOutWar 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    I married my wife almost 27 years ago. Over the years she has done some pretty out of character things. I guess the first time was after we were married about 5 years. My daughter...
    shohawk shohawk 46-50, M Feb 26

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    This fear developed after my mother had told me a story about a video she had seen on the internet. This video was in China and depicted a young toddler walking around. She...
    PremiumEdition PremiumEdition 18-21, F 7 Responses Mar 14

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    I was diagnosed with BP-NOS. My story starts when I was eighteen. I went to an out-of-state university on a full scholarship. I was in the top ten of my class and I had a bright...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 1

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    I'm 21 years old. I was diagnosed with Bipolar Type 1, Rapid Cycling when I was just 8 years old. I've been on medication basically since then. I was really lucky as a kid because...
    sweetsmarts sweetsmarts 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Sometimes I think life wants to test me, as this has to be the hardest part in life when the kids you raised become teenagers....you clearly have to have the patience of a saint in...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    so I'm not sure how to cope with this anymore and I am looking for support. . my fiance has bipolar disorder from being over seas... he has recently smashed my cell phone against...
    Ampantlin Ampantlin 22-25, F Feb 27

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    I've been having serious mood swings since I started college. I would feel like I'm on top of the world and I own the place one second, then the next would feel like I'm a...
    HowArtThou HowArtThou 18-21, F Mar 1

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 6

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    I've been dealing with this for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    My inner male ego says i know more. Lmao. Rapid cycling. Meds fail. Seroquel added flaws. Me knows bipolar.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 9

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    I am having a difficult time dealing with my mother whom is affected with bipolar disorder. she often times becomes highly irritated, agitated & abusive because of her disorder...
    girlamongwolves girlamongwolves 18-21, F Mar 13

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    Sometimes I feel like I am living with someone else in my mind. At times who I am seems foreign..I just don't understand though I do try. I can wake up and feel all the excitement...
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    I was diagnosed with bipolar 2 about a month ago and I've been on medication to try to help even things out. And prior to 3 days ago things were going just fine. People aside from...
    tabX07 tabX07 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 16

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    Borderline may be indigo. Or autism. Or aspergers. But bipolar is multipolar too.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 17

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    And I wish I could change it. There is still so much to understand. The guilt of pain caused. Wanting to run and hide. Seeing it unfold before your eyes and can't stop. If...
    complex7 complex7 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 18

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    So my bipolar meds are working really well. I've been on them for 2 months now I think it is, maybe 3. Much more calm not aggressive anymore. I'm much more laid back and easy going...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Yesterday. Was a sad day for me. Finding out that I'm bipolar. Know everyone thinks it's a mental disorder. Was the hardest part.to know that it would be impossible for me to even...
    brokendreamsbrokenhearts brokendreamsbrokenhearts 16-17, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    And this is my subset illness as I call it. My Borderline Disorder is by far the biggest cause of turmoil in my life. However. The depressive states of Bipolar still come and go...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I was recently diagnosed with Bipolar 1 last month. I always knew I had emotional/anger issues, and I can also be a really excitable hyper positive person... But I was kind of...
    beebeexoxox beebeexoxox 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm bipolar and proud of it
    grgbyce978 grgbyce978 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I need to step up and tell myself the truth. I need to face reality. My marriage wasn't a marriage and it took an anonymous app, a stranger to open my eyes. Now they're open I...
    myownbox myownbox 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 28

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    I realise that this is quite a long post for anyone to have to read though; essentially I am asking for advice on a somewhat unusual situation. My stepdaughter Emma has recently...
    LouiseBainbridge LouiseBainbridge 66-70, F Mar 3

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    Not the best song in the world... It's called "manipulation Session" by Shining... Here are the lyrics- Do me a Favor. And kill yourself (repeated). It's all about...
    iamFrightened iamFrightened 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    If I learned one thing trying to get clean, its to never refuse to help your self. I lost my fight because I did not have the proper support and help that I needed to stay clean. I...
    skinbaby69 skinbaby69 18-21, F Mar 17

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    I'm 23 years old but I keep getting mistaken for a teenager :o Ok this was a few months ago now I bearly drink like I only drink once in a blue moon anyway my friends ask me too...
    XDHyperGirlXD1 XDHyperGirlXD1 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 17

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    Last year, I really started to fall for this amazing girl. She was right there in front of my face, and I regret not noticing her earlier. So my school has been really pushing the...
    Squirtles Squirtles 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I get really depressed seeing how bad other people have it. I know someone who's a orphan at 15, I know alcoholics and someone who almost died when he OD'd in 8th grade. I know...
    TheEnduringSunrise TheEnduringSunrise 18-21, F a week ago