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I May Have Bipolar

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    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 16-17, F Dec 22, 2012

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2012

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    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 22-25, F Jun 11, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 16-17, F Jun 21, 2012

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 22-25 2 Responses Nov 18, 2010

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    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 16-17, F Nov 2, 2012

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    Maybe?

    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

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    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

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    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 16-17 Jun 13, 2013

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    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 16-17, F Feb 14, 2013

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    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

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    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 16-17, F Dec 22, 2012

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    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

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    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 16-17, F Jan 31, 2013

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    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

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    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 13-15, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    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 22-25, F Dec 30, 2010

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    Maybe...

    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

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    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 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 20, 2013

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    I'm pretty sure I do.

    There's no explanation for my sudden emotions, and it really kills me.
    Iamevolved Iamevolved 16-17, F Jun 29

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    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

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    "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

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    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 18-21, F Jun 30

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    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

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    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 36-40 Mar 23, 2013

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    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 18-21 1 Response Jun 15, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have bipolar disorder 1 & adult ADHD combined type. I'm 27, married 7 year son& 6 year stepdaughter. My life seems normal.... On the outside. On the inside it's turmoil...
    mrojas27 mrojas27 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Here are top 10 home remedies for Bipolar Disorder. 1. Fish Oil Fish oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids is one of the few things that can help in the treatment of bipolar disorder...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jul 3

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    Feelings of sadness...lethargy, no motivation, hopelessness, helplessness, trapped...so sick of the constant roller coaster. When is this period of normalcy between episodes that I...
    kiragirl79 kiragirl79 26-30, F 6 hrs ago

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    I feel so much anger today. It's been building. Like just suddenly my medicine stopped working. I somehow lost 40 dollars out of my wallet. Makes me wonder if my mind is playing...
    saviscool saviscool 22-25, F Jun 25

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    I hate it. Some days I just feel angry and almost suicidal. Other days I feel like I'm on cloud 9. And my meds, even with insurance, are so expensive!! I just wish I was normal and...
    Nikki351 Nikki351 31-35, F Jun 26

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    Type II (that Ii in the title just bugs me) Yeah so I don't get crazy manic very often, just hypomanic from time to time, but when I do depression, oh I do it well. Deep deep...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I forget to on and off I had my good days then I have my really bad days where my life gets to be just to much for me so I just hide away
    BrookeDuchanne16 BrookeDuchanne16 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Or, at least, that's one of the things I was diagnosed for, and I don't think it's right. I started taking lithium, and about three days in, I had a STELLAR day. Then it went down...
    DanicaER DanicaER 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    Well, yeah. As my previous posts stated, I do have mental health issues and lately, I've been turning to the bottle. It may be a phase, it may not be an issue yet.. But it could...
    arandomleprechaun arandomleprechaun 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I'm scared i may become anorexic, or have a type of eating disorder. I'm not naturally super skinny but i am "skinny". I have muscly thighs so they are not tiny. I'm confident in...
    blankaspaper blankaspaper 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I was sleeping in a recliner this morning because I could not get up with a bum knee I hurt real bad. Well anyway I leave the front door unlocked all the time and maybe I shouldn't...
    koltan88 koltan88 56-60 6 days ago

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    I'm lashawnda . February 2012 My belly was hurting really bad when I was getting really for school I told my mom and she hurry and took me to my doctor . They said it was a lot...
    shiney015 shiney015 13-15, F Jul 3

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    I feel I have not resolved my mental conflicts for too long because of which I am not who I really wanted to be. Feeling excited what I would turn out to be once I go through this...
    LuverBoy13 LuverBoy13 22-25, M Jul 10

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    I was 11 or 12 and It was the middle of the night I got raped by my own brother how daire he and he got coughs that night and now I'm mentally scared and have issues sum times I...
    darklightcrystal darklightcrystal 13-15, F Jul 11

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    My family thinks nothing of it but I don't remember a lot of my life. I'm 21 years old and I can't hardly remember things everyone acts like I should. They'll tell me things that I...
    RyskerSein RyskerSein 18-21, M Jul 12

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    These words just touch my heart. I feel sad, angry, and hurt today.
    searchingfar searchingfar 22-25, F Jul 11

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    Ill be telling you how happy i am one second and the next ill want to punch someone in the face 😊...Im very loving though that still counts as good right? 😹
    verox3 verox3 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I had a dream in which I was being escorted by an alien. I was walking on a path in a wooded area; ahead was an open field, all I could see were very bright lights. At some point...
    jtony jtony 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    The question is ..... did I like it? ;)
    AldousHuxtable AldousHuxtable 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 10