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I Live With Bipolar Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 10 People

    It's hard to believe

    that a former Varsity cheerleader in high school has gone from prom queen court to the bottom of the barrel. I am on multiple medications and it's sad to know that I will have to be on these medications for the rest of my life. I wake up in the morning and instantly want to cry...
    ek2465 ek2465 22-25 1 Response Aug 12, 2014

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    I miss the old me. The hyper me,

    go out and have fun me! I'm so tired of looking at four walls. There are days it takes all I have to get out of the bed. Feeling like my legs are weighted down with lead, thoughts running rampant inside my head. Dwelling on this thing here, and that thing over there. I'm...
    zanyzoey zanyzoey 36-40, F Apr 15, 2014

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    Specifically, I was diagnosed with Bipolar Spectrum Disorder; I live with bipolar type two and a borderline personality disorder (BPD.) I first exhibited symptoms in 2002 and...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    This is the first time I've ever seen anything like this. If someone told me a few weeks ago I'd need to find support, education, and people in a similar situation to mine for...
    EmmaGuerra EmmaGuerra 22-25, F May 20

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    I used to live with my mom and dad but my dad was sent back to Mexico (for certain reasons), and then my grandma got very sick a few months back so my mom went charging back to...
    mmanuel69 mmanuel69 16-17, M 1 Response May 24

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    Im 26 and i still live with my parents. They still think they have control over me by not letting me see my friends and not letting me go anywhere. They don't treat me like an...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    I have learned to live with my incontinence and have just got used to wearing a nappy all the time. For me accepting and embracing the problem was the way forward. I wet my bed...
    Stillwetshisbed Stillwetshisbed 46-50, M 2 Responses May 9

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    edguy save me pearl jam alive metallica nothing else matters staind so far away verve lucky man manic street preachers design for life puddle of mudd blurry micheal boulton how i...
    cmbryan316 cmbryan316 26-30, M 2 Responses May 14

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    any linkin park song cant live without linkin park
    flamenskall flamenskall 18-21, M May 14

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    Here's the 2nd song in my list of my 10 Songs I Can't Live Without. Dare to sit still while this is playing. Go on. I dare ya to try. Get Up Offa That Thing
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F May 19

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    I live with a family member. I recently told her I was moving in June. She asked me for rent in May knowing that I told her I am moving in June. There is also a family member...
    LadyHeyward LadyHeyward 41-45, F May 21

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    I really could live without TV, but do not take my music away. Music is my escape from reality when I need a break from my life. Music has helped me through some rough times.
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 3 days ago

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    I can remember the first time I seriously considered killing myself. I was 9 years old. All my life I have suffered Insomnia and Bi-Polar depression but this year I have finally...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F May 10

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    My bipolar makes me hate everything and everyone. I know it's not really me that hates so much, my bipolar has hijacked my brain and has filled it with so much hatred, anger, doubt...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M May 9

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    My daughter is bipolar - most of the time she is ok with medication. But when she has a bad day I find it really difficult to cope with
    freefish21 freefish21 46-50, F 1 Response May 22

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    I have been together with my partner now for 18months. She unfortunately is a widow. Her husband died tragically 4 years ago. I know of her past before we got together and she was...
    Lostman84 Lostman84 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I've always ended back with my parents for what ever the reason , my brother and sister hit the ground running although my brother lives not far , my sister has moved all over the...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 1 Response May 25

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    Few years ago my life were taken from me by a Mafia Ring. Once they found me again, trying to live about 3 years ago; they started to STALK me. On line Off Line. I have been living...
    kslilacs kslilacs 31-35, F May 21

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    My mother is a hoarder we live is a 3 bedroom house with my room being the only room with a bed you can really sleep in. Everything around me is filled up with useless items...
    ksmith94 ksmith94 18-21 May 24

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    I moved in with my boyfriend 2 years ago and right when we moved in I found out I was pregnant. I've been with him for 5 years and now that we live together have our daughter I...
    lailabunni lailabunni 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    after 18 years, I was told by a guidance counselor that I am autistic, now I am left to cope with it alone...
    omss omss 18-21, M May 3

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    After a day in the ER. I lay in bed with 10 million thoughts running through my head. How can I be mad or frustrated and show my emotions when I know it will only hurt his feelings...
    lovewillkeepus2gether lovewillkeepus2gether 36-40, F 3 Responses May 6

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    I love my wife. I must or how could I stay with her during her twelve years of illness and virtually no sex during that time. We no longer hike, bike or swim together. There are...
    greyballs greyballs 56-60, M 1 Response May 9

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    This is my life. He just got a new job and found out today that he had lied about calling his old boss and talking to him about quitting. Before yesterday he lied about using his...
    armstrong7984 armstrong7984 31-35, F 1 Response May 9

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    I'm 24 years old now, and I'm making steps to separate from my parents. Don't get me wrong, I love them very much, no unit of measure can fathom my love for them. I love them to...
    Sylphhound Sylphhound 22-25, M May 11

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    Joan Jett & The Blackhearts I Hate Myself For Loving You Aerosmith Dream On Guns N Roses Sweet Child Of Mine Queen Dragon Attack Otis Redding Sitting On Dock Of Bay...
    ForbiddenFruitLove95 ForbiddenFruitLove95 18-21, F 3 Responses May 13

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    1) Kansas city- The New basement Tapes 2) Ghost- Halsey 3) Young folks- Peter Bjorn and John 4) Melrose Diner- The Wonder Years 5) Cute Without the 'E' (Cut from the team...
    aclockworkmegan aclockworkmegan 13-15, F May 13

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    1. Who You Are - Jessie J 2. Titanium - David Guetta 3. Chandelier - Sia 4. Nobody's Perfect - Jessie J 5. Thousand Years - Christina Perri 6. Lose Yourself - Eminem 7. King For A...
    pyrodexx46 pyrodexx46 16-17, F May 13

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    That's what i'm going to call it. It's hard living with someone who has problems comprehending certain things, and sometimes i forget it's out of their control and i become...
    SaintInHell SaintInHell 18-21, F May 13

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    I need a phone with 500% battery
    BeautifulDayDream BeautifulDayDream 22-25, F 2 Responses May 15

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    Can't make it without this dude right here; he's my best friend, my counselor when I get crazy & my bro from another mo haha
    TyranFarted TyranFarted 18-21, M 1 Response May 18

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    Music is the blood that pumps through my veins that keeps me alive. Without it, I may as well die. It is the one thing that keeps me calm when all is wrong. It is the one thing...
    Majesticscribbler Majesticscribbler 16-17, F 1 Response May 18

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    I just want to say thank you for everyone who is posting their experiences on this website. Until today I thought I was alone. My husband who is a truck driver has gone through a...
    klchipman klchipman 51-55, F May 23

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    I've been living as an incontinent person for 8 years. I'm used to wearing diapers and dealing with all the extra cost and work it involves. I prefer cloth diapers. I finally had...
    westway westway 61-65, M 1 Response May 25

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    I've grown up around boats and absolutely can't imagine life without being on the water!!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    The Spoon Theory... An excellent read for anyone dealing with a chronic disease or diseases. Or a family member or friend who suffers from chronic illness. http://www...
    PiercedBBW PiercedBBW 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    When you leave, maybe you think I'm okay. But really, I'm just waiting for you to return. You are constantly on my mind, and my day will totally be ruined with talking to you, at...
    evreno evreno 13-15, M 1 day ago

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    I have bladder incontinence I am living with it for my life now names john
    jehumphr jehumphr 31-35, M 1 Response 10 hrs ago

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    Yes, imagining my life becoming ten times better is what keeps me alive. When I do not, I become sucked into the black hole. Imagine, by John Lennon.
    DustontheOliveLeaves DustontheOliveLeaves 31-35, F 1 Response May 4

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    DustontheOliveLeaves DustontheOliveLeaves 31-35, F 4 Responses May 4

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    my imagination usually keeps me out of trouble. I sit there and imagine punching people in the throat so I don't actually do it.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F May 5

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