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I Spouses Of Unmedicated Bipolar

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    Hi my husband is bipolar type 2, I love him but it's very lonely, sad and frustrating at the same time. I know it's not his fault but being the sole breadwinner and single mum is a...
    linacar79 linacar79 36-40, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    He was an Engineer, workaholic and led a routine family life.Finally the wife decided to say, "I want a divorce". She's bored of their married life.He paused for a while then asked...
    4BlackForest 4BlackForest 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am bipolar takin Lithium 25 years
    raffelle raffelle 56-60, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I hate being bipolar like I love my boyfriend or even being with ppl the next min I hate everyone ugh it's so annoying
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Bipolar disorder sucks ! Every day is an internal never ending struggle, nobody sees or aknowledges that im in pain and nobody understands or cares. I suffer from severe anxiety...
    queenofdarkness83 queenofdarkness83 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    I'm thinking about trying to go medicine free now. I've had a break from the bad depression and I was able to keep myself from committing suicide for 5 years without meds before. I...
    thornedrose thornedrose 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    one of my bff's is bipolar. so yah, I know about bipolar....
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 4 days ago

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    I wanted to post an update here about my experience smoking weed. I do not feel that it is a good long term fix, but it is good to have it as an option. I find that it makes me...
    razielx34 razielx34 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    How do you deal with this when you're stuck in a place where people pretend like it doesn't exist?! I have had some awesome progression when allowed to flourish in my own element...
    WarriorsHeart WarriorsHeart 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    having a bipolar episode and would love a person I can talk to when ever it hits. someone I can build trust with. someone I can go to for emotional support and someone that can...
    0love 0love 18-21 Aug 25

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    I know you are not supposed to self diagnose, but I totally have and now am just sitting around waiting for people to agree with me. I have not felt this certain about what is...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    My boyfriend is on and off painkillers. This has been going on for almost a year. We have a little girl together that's 5 months and I just want my family back. I don't understand...
    wjean1985 wjean1985 26-30, F Aug 24

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    So i have been diagnosed as bipolar by several therapists now but i have never accepted it and i still have my doubts. I know i'm not okay, something is definitely wrong with me...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I'm back on my full dose of Geodon after trying to taper. I couldn't handle it. So I'm still on both Latuda and Geodon an lots an lots of Benadryl and 3 mg of lorazepam to try to...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Aug 22

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    Healing Through Spirituality Despite the “scientific” explanations I have been fed by medical professionals over the years, I have never believed that I am “mentally ill...
    giannaboleyn giannaboleyn 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I am a bipolar and I am proud of it.Sounds a bit crazy but there are two aspects of this disorder.Let me explain them. 1)In a bipolar disorder you experience different kind of...
    gettingmad1154 gettingmad1154 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    my bipolar is acting up right now. its one of those days where I wish I had a different life, different family. a kind of day where I just dont want to be alive.
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Hi I'm on drugs for bipolar and I have a really good therapist I'd like to share my progress with the world is any body interested in hearing about my weekly visits? Maria...
    BeYourBest007 BeYourBest007 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Sigh, yeah, tmr go to the doc for full psych eval. Finally. Cant believe I have never had one -_- considering the past four years of my life... I am like 90 percent sure I am...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Those of you who are on anti convulsants as a mood stabilizer. (seizure meds) Do you find that if ur off with a dose or two you start getting very unstable with ur temper? I find...
    BeautifullySickkk BeautifullySickkk 31-35, F 7 Responses Aug 18

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    I'm by they not even sure where to begin. I feel I could write a book sometimes. I am 37 and very very in love with my husband of 14 years on his good days. His good days are...
    hopelessandsmiling hopelessandsmiling 36-40 Aug 17

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    To those that don't understand bipolarism, there are basically two different "levels"... an extreme one where you can be "down" or "up" for months, where the other is more moderate...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17

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    I was diagnosed with Rapid Cycling Bipolar at the age of 12. I was voluntarily admitted into a psychiatric hospital to receive help during an extremely depressed phase. At one time...
    deepinnerthoughts deepinnerthoughts 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17

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    I was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder Type 2 back in 2007 during a stay at a psychiatric facility. At first I was very reluctant to the idea that I would have to take medication...
    Erizabesu Erizabesu 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 16

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    I went manic when I was 18 and then was diagnosed with Bipolar 1. Was put on numerous medications. Lost all energy, gained over 50 pounds and have been trying to get my...
    Mellomaniac Mellomaniac 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    Hi I have diagnosed myself as being bipolar. I feel it with such certainty. I have had mental issues, not been able to function because of up and down moods for the past 4 or 5...
    mofo33 mofo33 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    And when do you tell your new boyfriend/girlfriend that you are bipolar? I'm not going to blurt it out right away, that usually goes as good as a loud fart, and they will probably...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I don't go for labels, but that's where the docs lumped me in. Anything that is labeled is really on a sliding scale. Who cares about labels i'm just going to chill in the hammock...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    The memory of an episode can be devastating. When I fall into a depression after a manic interval, I find myself obsessing over the stupid and cruel things that I said and did...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    Does anyone disclose to their work place about having bipolar? I'm torn on that since it has never effected my work or school before but it is technically considered a disability...
    alice8392 alice8392 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Anybody else here type 1? I feel isolated even among bipolar people because I don't know anyone else, haven't talked to anyone else who is type 1 and I feel that there is a...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 6 Responses Aug 12

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    My girlfriend of 5 years struggles with my bipolar and I want to help her. She doesn't know what to do, or how to act, or what to say. She is trying and she was the only person...
    plainjane22 plainjane22 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 11

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    Yesssssss they might be wrong thank god
    iamhappy1 iamhappy1 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    It's been 1 year since Robin Williams committed suicide. Robin Williams probably was bipolar. I am bipolar. Robin Williams suicide scares me. If Robin Williams did it anyone could...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    My bf can be sweet and loving and then turn around and be loud and mean. He doesn't drink. I have talked to his friends and his mom. They both say that he has always been this way...
    Lelukiki Lelukiki 31-35, F Aug 10

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    I am a bipolar type II and not too extreme in the highs. I quit taking meds in 1975 and have not taken any since then. This is not for most especially type I where you need...
    Golondrinas Golondrinas 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 10

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    with psychosis or schizoaffective disorder. i hate labels. i also have many other issues like ocd, eating disorder, bdd, bpd, ect. yeah.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 10

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    well I hate the depression part. it feels so empty and consumed me whole. days I can't even find the energy or motivation to get out of bed. i still can't sleep but I just lay...
    ForgetableMe ForgetableMe 31-35, M Aug 9

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    bipolar and ptsd... not sure I like labels unless it helps somehow. Do the meds help or hinder you? sometimes I think I liked it better being depressed at least then there was...
    AltRealityFanboy AltRealityFanboy 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 8

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    I couldn't fine the "I am bipolar and I love it" group so here you go
    IchBinDeutsch IchBinDeutsch 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 8

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