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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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    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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    “i think the idea of a 'mental health day' is

    something completely invented by people who have no clue what it's like to have bad mental health. the idea that your mind can be aired out in twenty-four hours is kind of like saying heart disease can be cured if you eat the right breakfast cereal. mental health days only exist...
    xXSydneyCXx xXSydneyCXx 13-15, F Dec 9, 2015

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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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    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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    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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    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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    In a bad place right

    now would love to talk to someone who understands
    xteenytinyx xteenytinyx 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29, 2015

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    I Need Serious Help

    I am here for one thing only help. I can't talk to my family I can't find a therapist I am feeling as if in an endless hell. I fail to see a point and happiness in life every morning I wake dreading the day ahead and I think soon I am to resort to death. I reject eating my own...
    Jan 15, 2013

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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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    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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    Normally I am in pain. Being in pain is like a default state for me. I do not enjoy my life. I feel trapped and stagnated almost constantly. My brain cycles through numerous things...
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    I need some advice from other people who have been through the mental health system and have been diagnosed with mental disorders. When I was diagnosed, it did not feel official...
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    I'd like to punch the censors of this site in the face. No mental about it.
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    The stigma surrounding mental health NEEDS to end. I can't believe that mental health discrimination still exists in 2016. Regardless of laws in place, people are still being...
    thisisjuno thisisjuno 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have borderline personality disorder, depression, strong anger & anxiety. I quit my last two jobs because I couldn't deal with people. I signed up for disability, and I'm not...
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    I am not a great lover of those who bemoan the fact they cannot escape from their wall of depression. Obviously it is a great step forward when you enter this virtual world and...
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    Please don't be ashamed or embarrassed about anything to do with your health. It's not your fault, you may feel so but you deserve the care you need. Just because it's not...
    MissQueenB MissQueenB 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have just been diagnosed a couple weeks ago with anxiety disorder and adjustment disorder although i have had anxiety since a kid. I also deal with dissociation due to my anxiety...
    AnxiousNoodle AnxiousNoodle 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I am working on a theory. I believe Multiple Personality Disorder is not actually a disorder but a phenomenon of quantum electrodynamics. I have many documented cases where the...
    sandygene sandygene 41-45, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Mentally healthy, that is... Could you just picture it? No more nightmares, no more unreasonable fear and no more depression... Free at last... Oh, but that's just wishful thinking...
    xXverlorenXx xXverlorenXx 22-25, M 5 days ago

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    My girlfriend has Schizophrenia and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, it has been a big struggle for her. She's one of the reasons I'm so hooked on the subject of mental illnesses. I...
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    I don't get mad or sad anymore. My friend and stepbrothers make me laugh, but that's about it. I have been a hermit or recluse whatever the word is for about 15 years now I have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Man, I wish people would stop looking for reasons why we shouldn't feel. THEN justifying themselves for "knowing better" It's a dominant way to control what isn't meant to be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 3

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    Caridinals21 Caridinals21 22-25, M Feb 3

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    I have a balanced diet of fruits and vegetables together with meat and the necessary. Although I have KFC once a week :D I exercise about 2~3 times a week(inclusive of school PE...
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    I'm trying my best to eat healthy but these gluten free muffins have zero flavor.what I wouldn't give for a jelly doughnut ! Lol
    aaron62 aaron62 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I developed a mental illness while I was at psychological ward that was supposed to help me.
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    I am doing a run in June 2016 for the mental health charity mind. who would be interested in donating to my just giving page?
    pbarn pbarn 31-35, M Jan 31

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    The ones they can't change, or brainwash they call mentally ill
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M Jan 30

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    Went to a Crisis unit, thankfully I am well-spoken in person, I clearly gave every answer "correctly" and coherently...expressed exactly what I wanted, what was wrong with me, and...
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 30

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    My brother & father have a mental illness. Its still not sure what the diagnosis is, likely schizophrenia. I feel that I have inherited something too (depression). The truth is...
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    I don't know if I have a mental illness but I suffer from anxiety and don't like taking tablets for it as it will make me feel funny I have trouble taking medication only ibuprofen...
    Pszkit1990 Pszkit1990 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    This is such an important part of your emotional health...being able to laugh! Life is tough, and we all go through difficult situations. Instead of worrying about things you can't...
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