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    My Sister'S Anger

    I have Bipolar Disorder II. My greatest fear in the world is being put in a mental hospital. I've just always sort of known that one day the police would beat me down. Call me paranoid. Everyone else does. Or did. Until last week. Ok, it was a paramedic. I'm not a psychic...
    crazybunnylady crazybunnylady 41-45, F Mar 29, 2013

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    The Worst 5 Days Of My Life

    i just had the worst 5 days of my life nothing but anger and misery i wish these days wouldn't have happend i got scared because it seemed to me like i was putting myself in danger how can one be so angry at the world it made me wonder it all ended with me having an emotional...
    strongwoman101l strongwoman101l 18-21, F May 21, 2013

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    I Am NOT Bipolar

    You see, Bipolar Disorder is a medical condition. I'm a person. But now that you mention it, I do happen to have the medical condition of Bipolar Disorder II. You don't say, "Poor John, I hear he is cancer." I am not Bipolar; I have Bipolar. I will not be reduced to a judged...
    crazybunnylady crazybunnylady 41-45, F Apr 2, 2013

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    Admire Yourself

    This is something I read in a book lately and it left a real impression on me. It's very simple, but powerful especially for someone with a low self esteem like me. It just talked about the fact that one should admire himself if he wants others to admire him. It doesn't mean to...
    kirolos1 kirolos1 41-45, M May 11, 2013

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    Denver

    what is going on with these killings?i don't see these killers as insane.as they go to school and work jobs ,pay their bills and function other wise.not insane,mean and very dark.
    southernstar2030 southernstar2030 61-65, F Jul 21, 2012

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    I have had a lot of bad experiences being

    diagnosed in the mental health field.
    trust77720 trust77720 36-40, M Nov 18, 2014

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    A True Story..inspiring To Me..maybe Sometimes Things Are Really That Simple

    Last year because of some chemical imbalances I spent 72 hours in a behavioral unit at a hospital. I met a young man that was one of the saddest people I have ever seen. He just sat in a corner all day and cried. He had no family and was to be sent to a group home. It became...
    mocking mocking 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    My Bipolar Schizoaffective Boyfriend Up & Left To Denver, Colorado

    Well, my bipolar schizoaffective boyfriend, 'Peter' (not his real name) has now left me & gone to Denver, CO, to live life & have me 'eventually' join him. Well, he was locked up in a state mental hospital for 4 mos., 6 mos, 8 mos., between the periods fr: 1981 - 1983. I think...
    BarLee BarLee 46-50 Jul 15, 2012

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    Chemo And Hearing Voices

    I'm a cancer survivor. :) I had stage 2 cancer. After this I had to go to the psych ward of several occasions. The psych said the chemo may have given me a chemical imbalance in my brain. I don't hear voices, but a voice that torments me day and night. I can't find medicine that...
    missangie missangie 26-30 Aug 20, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I have such a bad reputation I've been denied a service because of reasons my doctor wouldn't tell me. He said it with a smug look on his face. I've been labelled the "worst they...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I have suffered from mental health related issues most of my life. I have been diagnosed with depression, social anxiety, OCD, and borderline personality disorder. I have taken...
    Sickoffakes Sickoffakes 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 24

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    it's the worst. I have ADD which I was only diagnosed with at 19. I was also diagnosed with depression and anxiety, which became an issue after suffering a serious setback. The...
    preeez preeez 22-25 1 Response Apr 9

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    My mother gets social security for some bullshit emotional disability and now my little brother has been dragged into the system and mislabeled because the mental health system...
    sahmmama sahmmama 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 23

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    April 6, 2015  Dear Papa, it's been six months today since you were buried. It's been six months today since my nineteenth birthday. I miss you so much, I think about you every...
    wschneider57506 wschneider57506 18-21, F Apr 9

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    My therapist knows that I have a personality disorder but she probably won't bring it up again. The first time that she even hinted that I might have something mentally wrong with...
    Holmesdown Holmesdown 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    We all deviate from the norm, one way or another. That's the beauty and horror of our wired memory box - lots are yet to be discovered, a labyrinth of deadly and sweet surprises...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 9

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    Hey all,i tried explaning whats going on but was told i couldnt post it. long story short, MVA in 2008 and now im in a wheel chair, heart issues, incontience both ends, major...
    Incontiman Incontiman 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 12

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    I'm pleading to tell mama to save me ..I'm dark skinned helpless lady and I look like a good Muslim lady ..I'm persecuted by white people in the uk and I'm constantly getting...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 6

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    I might seem like a little silly and innocent person but I think I'm not ..I have done lots of things that had upsetted God and led to me experiencing hell at jobs and life...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 5

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    Please can the police help me ...the psychologist from early intervention in Middlesbrough said to me that she will send a man to me with the scarment ... I do not want any thing...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 7

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    Forced to go get help. Going to see a professional for over $100 a session which is being paid for by the welfare??. Was recommended by another chick who said he was "really good...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Apr 8

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    Why see people who don't care about you but just their high pay. They listen but don't LISTEN, tell you stuff they tell everyone else like you are all "one in the same" and send...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Apr 8

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    The stigma can't be more prominent in my life. From my parents, teachers, coworkers... All I hear is "mind over matter," or "go out more" or "it's all in your head." They don't...
    Littlegirlblue22 Littlegirlblue22 18-21, F Apr 8

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    I love all living creatures on earth and this includes rats and snails and I do not want POISIN them ...it pains me to see THEM BEING KILLED BY POISIN ....I ll never ever kill a...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 11

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    In arizona. And california. And oregon. And nevada. And the courtrooms. And in congress.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 13

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    Hi Nirrssa I want to let you know that I had some trouble from my mother's younger sister that it poisoned my blood ..I think she attempted to get money from me while she has no...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Ects should be illegal. theyve ruin lives, including mine. too many people are on antidepressants now, people if your depressed invest your time into a physcologist.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    I think my mum who doesn't sound like my real mum really hate me ... It is a long story but since I existed I feel rejected by her and the way she talks to me and treat me shows...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 20

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    While I was working as a maid at hotel du vin Brighton in 2004 and I was a little odd lady and I sounded very much like a ******* idiot and I had no self esteem or respect for...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 21

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    Hey thanks btw for reading i have thing thing that i dont know what it is, its like im going to this place at night and geting raped Nd i get marks from me and thay message my mate...
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Hey thanks btw i have thing thing that i dont know what it is, its like im going to this place at night and geting raped Nd i get marks from me and thay message my mate but i...
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    From Brighton ,Sussex ,Britain Brighton is one of the nicest and touristic cities in the united kingdom ,I lived in Brighton for whole 8 years from the age of 20 until 29...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Mental health professionals tell their patients that it is healthy to laugh. No, I am not a mental health patient. I have both a brother and sister who are psychologists in this...
    redheadwearinglingerie redheadwearinglingerie 41-45, F 6 Responses Apr 24

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    mental pain is harder than physical, last 17 years of submission and marriage were hard i am divorced now but it seems i can't hide that past life
    fdenna fdenna 41-45, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Would love it if someone would make me a healthy breakfast and bring it to my bed :)
    slowlydrifting101 slowlydrifting101 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    I wanna have a healthy lifestyle and I constantly try to motivate myself.Today I ate apples and vegetables, drank loads of water and excercized for half an hour I felt so good.And...
    xxrxxo xxrxxo 18-21, T 6 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Very much still fear going to sleep every night that I avoid it as much as possible. Health has been ok apart from weird chest sensations/pulsating (throbbing?) which concerns me a...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 11 hrs ago

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    I think the way we fail is because we constantly think this part of our lives as a "diet". It really shouldn't be a diet rather than a change of lifestyle. We fail because we often...
    Galatziaa Galatziaa 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    I'm pretty much healthy.. I rarely get fever, I've only vomited thrice in my entire life, I've never experienced sore eyes.. or other common diseases. Call me lucky? No. Because...
    Seaspiritaria Seaspiritaria 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    The past month has been a huge change for me. I believe in a balance between four different aspects of humanity in order to achieve peace: emotional, physical, mental, and...
    WingsofTime WingsofTime 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Well, lets first give you a bit of background, in October 2010, I planned my suicide for the first time. Living was exhausting, survival seemed unimportant, I felt like no one...
    Girlwhoneverdies Girlwhoneverdies 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I forgive my mom because she has depression and all sorts of health problems that makes her a sad and angry person most of the times. I know she's been thru a lot -she was a raped...
    Tealismyname Tealismyname 26-30 1 Response Apr 22

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