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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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    I have bipolar 1 and I'm going through withdraw b/c I'm getting off adderall. It physically hurts some times when you're going through depression. I feel guilty as I know I should...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Recently diagnosed, still not sure what it all means.
    Mad1428 Mad1428 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    I need some help. Please keep reading. I have very bad anxiety and have had it for a while now. I sometimes feel extremely happy (it's abnormal for me) and sometimes very angry...
    emmaisme123 emmaisme123 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder when I was 20. I'm 22 now, and I know and any one that knows me, knows that there's been something wrong with me my whole life. It really...
    UnstableSammi UnstableSammi 22-25, F Aug 20

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    Robin Williams tragic passing reminds the world bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness. I have bipolar & will answer any question you have in my recovery experience. It ain't...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    You Are 92% Bipolar You have some serious ups and downs, maybe to the point of endangering your own life. Consult a doctor to see if you may truly have bipolar disorder.
    xdarkangelx666 xdarkangelx666 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Basically the only way I can explain how I feel is, There will be periods when I'm happy and just completely hyper and I feel completely fine and nothing bothers me and I feel...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I'm getting better every day, every week, every month, but my heart goes out to those who are still struggling with the aftermath of a full-blown brain injury. It was one of the...
    lizpurc925 lizpurc925 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    I have bipolar yay not yay .
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M Aug 8

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    My official diagnosis is borderline-rapid cycling manic depressive disorder with anxiety. For those who don't understand that completely it means I have borderline personality...
    SeraphineL SeraphineL 22-25, F Aug 3

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    I thought this visually summed up life in my Bipolar kingdom.I believe that "Bipolar" as a definition for this disorder oversimplifies the condition for those who do not have it...
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Aug 8

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    Been with him since we were 17 years old... That's 14 years with him! He wasn't diagnosed until 5 years ago though! I now see that my life is the same as many other wives on here...
    Mytime32 Mytime32 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I found out I was bipolar about a year ago, and was diagnosed with severe depression when I was 15-16. Because I study abroad I can't get my medicine unless I return back home, and...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've had depression and anxiety pretty much my whole life, leading to two hospital stays in my late teens. At that stage it was suspected to be some sort of psychosis, or...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 28

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    Wow!! Check this out. A New Depression/bipolar treatment. Interesting !! http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/07/new-treatment-for-depression-shows-immediate-results/
    Brisco221 Brisco221 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    I told a new potential guy (weve been texting for a few weeks) about my bipolar and personlity disorder. Im very stable now but im just not sure about the future. I get into...
    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F Jul 31

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    Was reading symptoms of bipolar , and everything falls into place nicely .
    Eugenie97 Eugenie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    I was recently diagnosed with bipolar II after finally seeing a therapist after years of weighing the pros and cons. Funny because my questionable decision making and...
    biplanepolarair biplanepolarair 22-25, M 3 Responses Aug 12

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    My depression started early on, in elementary school when the bullying got bad and I had not even one person to turn to. I got diagnosed with severe depression at 13, the...
    morticiamortal morticiamortal 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm getting more experienced with the mania side and seeing how it effects my behavior and attitude. Mania is a high that skews your judgement. You think you can do things...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    irritation,depression , hypersexuality , wanting to badass **** , confidence , energetic, yeah bipolar is cool with me 8)
    Mihkowakayios Mihkowakayios 13-15, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    this is the smartest f*cken thing ive heard in my whole life ! :D now i gotta reason to tell the doctor why i need a pot card ! **** yah man ! marijuana to treat my bipolar...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    So it has been a while now since i stopped taking my carbamazapine for my bipolar. I had decided i was sick and tired of feeling so lethargic and not being able to keep my eyes...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    I'm wondering if there's anyone on here who's able to manage their bipolar while meeting expectations for high-demand jobs or pursuits. I have been unable to work steadily for the...
    howlingfantods howlingfantods 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    I hate when people say "stop acting bipolar" ... BP is an illness. People seem to think that we have complete control over our moods. You would never think to tell someone who...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    My mom means the world to me but when she gets in her moods she GETS in her moods I have three brothers and I am not playing victim when I say they don't get it as bad as I do, I...
    miraguey miraguey 16-17, F Aug 15

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    I was diagnosed with depression when I was 16, but since I refused to talk to a anybody back then I wasn't diagnosed as bipolar until a couple of months ago when I broke down. I am...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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      My name is Marie and I am 13 years old. I have a 15 year old sister that's bipolar. Everyday she is really mean to me and she says horrible things. She hits me, screams at...
    Miragesnow Miragesnow 13-15, F Aug 19

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    My half sis is Bipolar it runs on my dad side of the family.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F Aug 19

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    My dad is bipolar..His mood changes all the time. I know he can't help it. But it just really upsets me sometimes.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 20

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    Hey, guys. I have a little bit of a problem - I've been noticing bipolar symptoms in myself for around a year now. I've practically self diagnosed myself with type 1. Every single...
    faeishere faeishere 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Ok I will throw my **** in. Currently being left by my bipolar wife of 20 years, with our 4 kids...... Did anyone mention roller coaster!!!! And yes I'm open to any questions
    coaster550 coaster550 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I finally have accepted the diagnosis of bipolar disorder 1 after being off my meds for two years..(I thought I could beat it :/) my episodes in the last six months have been so...
    smilecry81 smilecry81 31-35, F 1 day ago

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    I have no idea what is happening anymore. I am not medicated for Bipolar II and I never have been. Recently, I was prescribed Lexapro 10 mg for some depression that was caused by a...
    lizpurc925 lizpurc925 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    It's taken me and my sister a very long time to realise that our mother is passive aggressive. We always thought our mother was selfish and wanted the world to revolve around her...
    Cupcakes95 Cupcakes95 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    One person that came to my mind is Teen Mom's Janelle! She couldn't even take care of the first kid she had and now she's having another one....dumbass! And I hate that some...
    tsg96 tsg96 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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    tessareedy tessareedy 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    Why do teenagers insist on having sex when more than likely they don't know what they're even doing?
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 1

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    I've spoken about right and wrong, the very fine line of vigilantism in the past, but I've noticed something interesting... I call it the BOTB effect. (Bottom of the barrel...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 2

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    I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to go to further treatment for another three weeks. I missed so much school because of it, but I couldn't be luckier...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Sometimes I wish I could be a few years older and get past all these sex-crazed hormonal teenagers.
    SoulWriter17 SoulWriter17 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Are there any gay teenagers in Tennessee?
    Lushxd Lushxd 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    Dear everyone who's done me wrong, I'm not as stupid as I look. You don't think I notice every little look you give me, every little comment you make about me behind my back to...
    BigMak32 BigMak32 16-17, M Aug 10

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    I always loved the smell of earth after it rains. The smell made me search for the taste...of the smell. I found it! It"s dirt, soil, earth, whatever you want to call it. My...
    yummy2mytummy yummy2mytummy 41-45 Aug 10

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