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I Spouses Of Unmedicated Bipolar

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    I apologize in advance because I know this will be a long post. My fiancé and I have been together for a little over a year,she was diagnosed with bipolar1 with psychotic features...
    Suzuki437 Suzuki437 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 16

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    My mother has bipolar and sometimes admits it. Most of the time she won't. Two days ago she threatened to kill herself if I didn't give into her demands. She puts herself in...
    rudereplica rudereplica 31-35, F Jan 7

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    The road to my diagnosis was a long and rocky journey. I've had problems with depression since I was a teenager. My parents just wrote it off as me being a moody kid. During my...
    Imagine20 Imagine20 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    So, I've been really reluctant to post anything here but I'm just taking a leap of faith I guess. Two years ago, I was extremely depressed and was getting suicidal and I wrote a...
    BryannaC BryannaC 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I have never posted a blog entry in my life but I need support from people who understand mental illness. I cannot stand being bipolar. I ******* hate it! It is exhausting and...
    Bipolartype2 Bipolartype2 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 16

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    I'm fully aware what bipolar is but is it possible to think that you actually have it ? I have been diagnosed with depression but I believe there is more to it.. Has anyone been...
    demie18 demie18 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 11

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    I really hate being Bipolar. I honestly don't really know anyone who likes it, but who knows. I am someone who likes know why and why not for almost everything. like everything has...
    AfraidOfMyOwnMind AfraidOfMyOwnMind 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    Here I sit in a dilemma I often do to myself my ambitions have outweighed my capabilities.(if you're a grammar nut pls stop here) I'm bipolar and currently not medicated which has...
    tater08 tater08 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 21

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    The VA can't afford for all veterans to be diagnosed with PTSD, so before finally caving and giving me this diagnosis, which is more acceptable for a veteran, I was accused of...
    Stella30 Stella30 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I didn't want to write this, but I guess it's going to help me deal with what I'm thinking and feeling this past week. I'm bipolar, that is a fact. I can't be so violent anymore...
    InnocentPigeon InnocentPigeon 70+ 2 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    It's hard to admit you're bipolar, nobody seems to believe me when I tell them. I don't take meds, I'm not sure I believe they really work, not for me anyway. They seem to kill my...
    Katree7 Katree7 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    Does anyone else feel as if they are judged for their illness? Sometimes I feel as if I have to keep it all a secret... I don't let many people in, especially not about my past or...
    behindthesegemineyes behindthesegemineyes 18-21, F Jan 1

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    I dont know if this qualifies as being Bipolar but I share ma body with "myself". Meaning- its like I have to make decisions but I fight with maself. And when I make up ma mind...
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I go through a roller-coaster of emotions everyday, sad than happy than angry to joyful. I'll have days when I can't stand the idea of people being around me or even getting out of...
    irishblackwolf irishblackwolf 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    The crazy thing about being bipolar and having people that care about you is the over analyzation. The why you woke at 4 instead of 5 is something wrong with you. Why are you...
    dburger dburger 26-30, M Jan 5

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    Experiencing bipolar symptoms. Ive been great for a month or two, lately these past few days ive been feeling depressed. Tonight i cried for the first time in a year. I was...
    TonyMontanah TonyMontanah 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 8

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    This is the time when my depression got the best in me! It's been so long from my last depression! I thought i am all cured until the beginning of this year! I had a huge fight...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jan 13

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    I have been reading people's stories with no energy to write at all. I have been seeing a guy for 4 yrs. at first it felt like we were soul mates. we clicked n he was so...
    zamalishas zamalishas 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Bipolar Sucks The one day that I'm feeling sick I can't be for fear my girls will make daddy mad because he's feeling "off" today. This sucks so much and makes me want to cry. So...
    Cilly32 Cilly32 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    I feel like my bipolar is ruining my relationship. I never know if I want to be with my gf or if the feelings are even there anymore and it's driving me mad. Anyone else been thru...
    HarrySavage96 HarrySavage96 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 19

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    So the last few days have been hell for me because i don't know where i am with my bipolar, all i know is i have spent money i did't have which got me in trouble with my husband...
    BrokenWildChild BrokenWildChild 36-40, M Jan 19

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    I suffer with bipolar type 2 . For the last 3 years it was diagnosed with just pmdd. It's been so hard writing about it makes me want to tear up. It's hard to talk to someone about...
    final666 final666 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    I find it exhausting have so much going on in my mind, but no words or energy to express. I feel crazy with every thought that passes. I feel judged with every stare, pat or...
    honestcloud honestcloud 26-30, F a week ago

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    So for the first time in my life I sought treatment for bipolar. I was put on meds. I gotta say. Damn I wish I'd of done this yrs ago! I feel calm. I don't feel that rage or...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I think I am bipolar. I feel depressed and angry easily over thoughts in my head, 99.9% on how people have treated me with rudeness, betrayal, indifference and unfairness. In...
    Ssslm Ssslm 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I get mixed episodes a lot and my doctor told me that I have mixed bipolar and I was wondering what do your mixed episodes feel like? mine feel like extreme agitation like I can't...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    i have moodswings that are not normal and one day when some kid bothered me about my shoes i almost killed him and then i suddenly turned manic with happiness of what i've done and...
    stella2b3 stella2b3 13-15, F 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Bipolar 2 here, overcoming or at least dealing :)
    Stufy Stufy 46-50 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Here comes the low!!! Don't how long it will last this time but every time it shows up I hate it!!! Makes me want to leave but I can't leave my boys here with it.
    Myck85 Myck85 36-40, M 21 hrs ago

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    for the past five years I've been living with my husband's drug addiction everyday...so much damage has been done...feelings of abandonment and neglect because let's face it we...
    justcarolyn justcarolyn 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I'm expecting my first baby and married to an addict...any advice would be wonderful.... My husband and I have been married for about a year and a half now and are expecting our...
    wej2915 wej2915 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 19

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    I've gone far this time, to far. I'm losing grip on reality again. I've been here before, and I've felt the varnings signals for a while now. I know I should ask for help, but I...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    Last night and this morning I thought about dying. I wanted to die. Nothing seemed worth it, worth living for. I don't want to meet someone new I don't want romance I don't want...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Dec 30, 2014

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    I can't have a romantic relationship because I literally love/hate my bf/gf I get into useless fights only to apologize later and then get angry over something else. And most...
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2014

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    its rough and i feel out of control all the time
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Does anyone get obsessive, racing thoughts and depression at the same time? I don't know if this is mixed or not. It's so frustrating. Yesterday I thought I was high but it didn't...
    animamia animamia 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    no im not yes i am no im not
    thejoyprovider thejoyprovider 26-30, M Jan 1

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    Sometimes I read people's stories and think wow that's really bad but I'm no better my "craziness" if you will is just in different arenas of my life or acted out different we are...
    doglovverr56 doglovverr56 22-25, F Jan 1

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    This is my first post here, I may sound a little boring, but I have been depressed for a while. I'm 21, female and unable to analyze my feelings and state of being right now. I...
    Springbreakdown Springbreakdown 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I had a major breakdown a couple of days ago and my family had to call the ambulance cause I was completely out of it. We were almost at the hospital when I began coming back to my...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Jan 3

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    Does anyone know what episodic mood disorder is or ever heard of it?
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 5

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    I haven't been this depressed in awhile I hope i get out of it
    doglovverr56 doglovverr56 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 7

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    I am in a manic state. I have been for what seems like forever. It started as feeling great ready to take the world head on. It has progressed into a state where I have no control...
    erraticallycomposed erraticallycomposed 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Hello. I've been having some revelations nearly. I've worked out somethings. I'm planning to go to college to become a clinical psychologist. I have been stuck in the past for...
    InnocentPigeon InnocentPigeon 70+ 1 Response Jan 8

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    Everyday is worse than the last. Ever second worse with each breath. No one is here, I am completely alone. My mother is in love with being intoxicated with alcohol and her...
    xmoonxchildx xmoonxchildx 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 9

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