I May Have Bipolar

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    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449
    22-25, F
    Mar 27, 2015

    I Just Dont Know

    i dont know if i am. there are days when i just yell and get angry and i dont know why or its for the stupidest reason. other days i am hyper and cant stop my thoughts they are all over the place. there are more things but i am never sure how i feel, what if i am bipolar.  maybe...
    stuckinreality stuckinreality
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2012

    How Do You Know?

    Sometimes I don't know what's wrong with me. Sometimes I am so angry that anything could set me off screaming and ranting. And then sometimes I am so sad that I don't know what to do anymore and the tears come. Then other times I am bouncing off the walls, giddy, happy and yes...
    BigMomma81 BigMomma81
    26-30, F
    Jun 30, 2012

    I Mean, How Can You Be Sure?

    I was diagnosed bipolar, but I was never told if it was I or II. I feel as if it were the vaguest diagnosis I've ever been given. I went to four different psychiatrists because I just couldn't believe it. Three of them said I was bipolar and one said I had a psychotic disorder...
    girlinthesky girlinthesky
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 28, 2012

    Mood Swings

    For a long time, I just figured that I was depressed. I would fall so far that I considered killing myself multiple times. At times, I would just shut down. But then I realized something. At other times, I found I was fine, pretty decently happy. Time went on and I mildly...
    AverageLiar AverageLiar
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2010


    from what i have read i seem 2 have a lot of the symptoms. i could have it. my mood swings are up and down several times during the day. i go through depression and have manic episodes. i haven't been diagnosed tho.
    nikkiluv1 nikkiluv1
    26-30, F
    Oct 17, 2009

    Am I Bipolar?

    This always happens...I feel great about my life everything is perfect, then suddenly nothing is as it seems. Everything is wrong. Sometimes I can feel the depression washing over me, like a huge wave crashing over me as I just sink. After it happens, I just want to cry. I want...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27
    18-21, F
    Dec 22, 2012

    I Have It

    I have that diagnosis and I can remember having symptoms even in my childhood. And, by the way, I can remember some very early incidents of my life. My situation has newer been extremely bad and I have not even ate any pills for about two years. I also don't have very clear...
    txava txava
    Mar 23, 2013

    Falling In And Out Of Depression.

    I am pretty convinced that i'm bipolar. Throughout middle school I have had my ups and downs, which I know that everyone has had, but mine has been kind of extreme. It's like I can feel it when i'm going through it. I don't know why i'm so negative or sad. Maybe its depression...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27
    18-21, F
    Jun 21, 2012

    I Just Don'T Know

    Sometimes, I'm super depressed and I just cry all the time and nothing seems to work. Then, other times, I'm super happy, off the walls with creativity and way overjoyed. But I never have delusions or anything. I don't know what this is.
    Adadastralgi Adadastralgi
    Jun 13, 2013

    What Do You Think?

    For many years I have had emotional problems. Lately it is getting to the point where I can't take it anymore. I KNOW things are not right with me. I can feel it. I act in ways I do not want to and I think about things that I do not want to. I have been doing research and am...
    kayz91 kayz91
    18-21, F
    Dec 22, 2012

    Am I Bipolar?

    This always happens...I feel great about my life everything is perfect, then suddenly nothing is as it seems. Everything is wrong. Sometimes I can feel the depression washing over me, like a huge wave crashing over me as I just sink. After it happens, I just want to cry. I want...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27
    18-21, F
    Dec 22, 2012

    Don't Know If I Have Bipolar Disorder

    So i don't know if i have bipolar disorder or not. I tend to have pretty drastic mood swings. One moment i might be really happy convinced i can do anything, then someone might say something and i'll feel really bad, my confidence just totally gone. It happens really...
    Godito5 Godito5
    26-30, M
    Dec 18, 2012

    Everyday Struggle

    Everyday seems to be a struggle for me. Well, half the time it seems. Somedays im super happy and I think that everything is perfect and that i'm beautiful and rainbows and butterflies. But other days, it's like my life is just a total waste and all I want is to quit. I feel ugly...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27
    18-21, F
    Nov 2, 2012

    Undiagnosed - Opinions?

    I've had depression on and off since I was 14 (now21) with a few episodes of severe 6 month long periods. In one I didn't leave my paremts house, even to the garden for the entire 6 months. Over the course of about 4-5 weeks I gathered a stash of alcohol and tablets and planned a...
    Jonquille Jonquille
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 12, 2010

    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living

    abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family told me to seek medical help, and finally gave me the courage to take a step forward. I've dealt with severe depression and bipolar for as long as...
    lily449 lily449
    22-25, F
    Apr 26, 2015

    Not Sure What To Think About This...

    I'm not sure if I'm bi-polar or just have lots of mood swings, One time I feel like as if I'm better than everyone and treat them like a jerk, or the next I feel shy not sure of anything I do and clumsy, or sometimes I just feel like killing everyone I know in random times, or...
    1WillSurvIve 1WillSurvIve
    13-15, F
    May 19, 2012

    I Know I Have Bipolar And Depression.

    I know deep down inside of me that I have depression and bipolar. My mom knows it too, but she is in denial of it and refuses to admit I do have it. She KNOWS I'm bipolar. She KNOWS it. Yet, she refuses to admit it. She says things like, "No, you aren't bipolar" or, "No, you don...
    spillmyguts97 spillmyguts97
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 20, 2013

    I took an online quiz

    for bipolar disorder and I got 100%. My older sister has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I remember all my life I would have periods of hyperactivity, talkativeness, acting out on impulse, doing dumb illegal things, etc. Then I would go through other phases where I would...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 23, 2015

    Intoxicating Ups And Intense Downs

    I have always been a really sensitive and shy person. I feel that everything around me has a much stronger effect on me. If something is wrong it's really wrong. If something is wonderful the world is like a fairy tale. I've been seriously depressed two times. I'd cut my...
    Jonttura Jonttura
    26-30, F
    Jun 11, 2012


    A million questions... No answers... My curiosity is taking over. Can someone tell me the answer, please? Is it bipolar, or not? I can't imagine it being anything else. Schizoprenia...possibly...not really.
    TheBookNerd101 TheBookNerd101
    13-15, F
    Jul 5, 2012

    I Just Want To Know What My Problem Is

    I dont even know what to say any more. I feel like im always typing how I feel at the moment in a more dramatized version. I just feel like i'm done with that, i've done it before. But yet I am still looking for what's wrong with me. Clearly i'm not going to figure that out from...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27
    18-21, F
    Feb 14, 2013

    "i May Have Bipolar"

    I am Bipolar, have been all my life and I just found out and I hate that. I never knew why I loved harder than most and why heart touching movies can jerk a tear or two out of me but I can snap on you before the dime even gets dropped. All my life my family has thought me to be...
    bigayedawg bigayedawg
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 8, 2012

    I feel like I have bipolar

    but I have no idea. There are times where I'm so happy for periods of weeks or months then go straight to depression a severe one. Then I'm happy at times and just suddenly I'm mad or sad. Like I don't know what's wrong with me. I have extreme mood swings
    juliaek1 juliaek1
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 8, 2014

    Sometimes I feel empty,

    like I just want to sit/lay around and stare into space, alone and isolated. Sometimes, more so lately, I get violently angry, harshly angry. It scares me. I hate entering those places. Sometimes, the good times, I feel happy and productive. And impulsive. There is a great boy...
    jess1994 jess1994
    22-25, F
    Jun 30, 2014

    Unsure If Im Bipolar

    I have a good idea that I may be bipolar. However, I never have overconfidence or an extreme manic side. My ups for me are when I get extremely angry and have this short seizure like thing. Then I can feel extremly depressed and think I have no hope and start believing...
    Jokine Jokine
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jul 21, 2012

    How Do I Tell My Mom?

    I think I am bipolar. It's something I was guessing about a few months ago Sometimes I am overly confident, sometimes I want to die. How do I get tested and tell someone?
    flawlesswonder16 flawlesswonder16
    13-15, F
    Nov 3, 2012

    Bipolar Or Moody?

    Im not sure if im bipolar or what? Im 18 years old and exactly one year ago I moved an hour away from my family to move.in with my boyfriend. For the first couple months we were.always so hsppy and laughing and smiling all the time. that ended a couple months later and i dont...
    PleaseHelpMe2818 PleaseHelpMe2818
    1 Response Jun 15, 2012

    Hate U Casey S

    I txted casey to get my dads shock collar back bc our dog baby willnot stop barking and we work at a shop in the middle of town we csnt have a dog barking the hole time and I asked him for our callor back and he's goes not until I get my linksys router back r u kidding me...
    krissypoo420 krissypoo420
    18-21, F
    Sep 6, 2012

    Is This Bipolar?

    When I was 11 I became seriously depressed for about a year. I seriously considered killing myself several times. I would cry so much I made myself sick and I just gave up and let myself fall into a spiral of depression. I stopped trying at school and put on loads of weight. I...
    blackmoggy blackmoggy
    13-15, F
    Dec 8, 2010

    I've Never Been Diagnosed

    But i've always thought there was something wrong with me. I am extremely emotional. When i say extremely emotional, i mean it. I think i have some chemical imbalance in my brain or something, ha. My mum has said it could be bipolar, and so have a number of other people. I...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    I'M (Not) Okay

    I've spending the last few nights crying, it comes so randomly. Everything from my life that made me feel bad just floods back into my memories and I can't help but cry. Life seems so miserable when it happens, and then five minutes later, (or wake up,) and I'm fine. I can't even...
    daydreamer27 daydreamer27
    18-21, F
    Jan 31, 2013

    I Am Such A Mess

    I'm overtly emotional and I'm constantly tearing myself up. I am super insecure, super angry, I feel like I don't know who I am, like I am living a lie. I'm super awkward socially, and I try not to be, but underneath this persona and facade of "cool", I'm really just a dorky...
    funnylittlefrog funnylittlefrog
    2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

    Out Of Control!

    I don’t know what is wrong with me. I believe I’m bipolar (haven’t gone to the doctor yet to confirm but I’m pretty sure I am) and the littlest things will set off my moods. I alternate between sad, angry, and just there all the time; occasionally I have an EXTREME happy...
    yamihirugashi yamihirugashi
    26-30, F
    Dec 30, 2010
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