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I Spouses Of Unmedicated Bipolar

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    My mother is a dragon. No one escapes her fire. Everything in life is everyone else's fault. Professional victim, whining about everything to her wine glass. She has a growing...
    bottledhaterade bottledhaterade 22-25, F Feb 18

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    I was diagnosed as Bipolar in October 1997. As a young child I had been anxious and prone to make myself sick at the least provocation. In my late teens I finally found some...
    abscuramma abscuramma 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 4

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    I'm not sure if anyone has shared this but I found Dr.Roger Sparhawks book, calm seas to be extremely informative on bipolar. with years of clinicals under his belt he described...
    AllOutWar AllOutWar 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I married my wife almost 27 years ago. Over the years she has done some pretty out of character things. I guess the first time was after we were married about 5 years. My daughter...
    shohawk shohawk 46-50, M 4 days ago

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    I had to see many diffent psychiatrists psychologists and counselors, all of whom having different approaches and opinions and different meds for me to take. I was diagnosed with...
    jayciedubb jayciedubb 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 6

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    I'm not sure what being bipolar is but my friends say I'm bipolar.
    Adridee Adridee 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm 21 years old. I was diagnosed with Bipolar Type 1, Rapid Cycling when I was just 8 years old. I've been on medication basically since then. I was really lucky as a kid because...
    sweetsmarts sweetsmarts 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was diagnosed with BP-NOS. My story starts when I was eighteen. I went to an out-of-state university on a full scholarship. I was in the top ten of my class and I had a bright...
    InsaneFlowerGirl InsaneFlowerGirl 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Hard one this morning, getting up but it's about self control ...remind myself my brain chemistry is damaged....can't trust my negative illogical feelings. Today is a combination...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 3

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    And today I have won....not entirely but I am smiling now . Wrote last post about 3.5hrs ago ...it's just a shadow that I can't get rid of but...bipolar depression... Can't keep me...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M Feb 3

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    I've been getting these really intense mood swings, like one moment I'll be really angry at my friends and never want to see them again, and the next I'll love them and never want...
    LopsidedLollipop LopsidedLollipop 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I have always been smart. I never really had to try in school and even though my symptoms began early on, I was always able to compensate for them. Then came 8th grade. I had...
    julesgray julesgray 18-21, F Feb 10

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    Honestly I have no idea if I am ...I just know that sth is wrong. Every few months I just get really depressed for at least a week or two. I have no idea what triggers it , it...
    ladymerylin ladymerylin 18-21, F Feb 13

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    I am getting treatment for possible bipolar disorder after a second extremely depressive episode inside of a year. The thing is.. my psychiatrist said that he is not ready to make...
    TheRedsGoMarchingIn TheRedsGoMarchingIn 18-21, M 6 Responses Feb 18

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    I'm struggling. I think I have Bipolar disorder. About 2 months ago, I finally plucked up the courage to get help as it was getting to much for me. Long story cut short, for a VERY...
    dte21 dte21 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    I'm starting to believe that the doctor might be right about me having bipolar disorder. I had a really good 3 weeks and then today I crashed for no reason. I hadn't been suicidal...
    thornedrose thornedrose 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    I have a constant cycle where I start at a stable-ish mood and then I work up the manic ladder and then crash and im depressed for about a month after which I move back up to a...
    madimase madimase 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    I've been in treatment for years and nothing seems to work. I go through my manic episodes so full of energy and wanting to try new things like learn to play piano or go back to...
    angelique422 angelique422 22-25, F a week ago

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    so I'm not sure how to cope with this anymore and I am looking for support. . my fiance has bipolar disorder from being over seas... he has recently smashed my cell phone against...
    Ampantlin Ampantlin 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    I've been having serious mood swings since I started college. I would feel like I'm on top of the world and I own the place one second, then the next would feel like I'm a...
    HowArtThou HowArtThou 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I am facing a real challenge, I know in reading this you may say well the choice is easy. But I find myself just thinking about it over and over. My husband is a drug user...
    cristina2169 cristina2169 31-35, F Feb 22

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    I am 31 and my husband is 31 as well?we are a gay couple? for the last 7 years My husband has been aware of his Aspergers Diagnosis and I, Have done a very extensive amount of...
    KnightOfTheMadHatter KnightOfTheMadHatter 31-35, M Feb 22

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    So glad to find this group. My husband and I have been together for 10 years and married for the last 4. He is a wonderful, loving, caring person but he is also an addict and it's...
    nothingandno1 nothingandno1 26-30, F Feb 23

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    I need advice on dating a male with aspergers. I want to better understand him and what's going on with us.
    littlemisspoe littlemisspoe 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I go through terrible mood swings and tend to lean towards the negative. who am I kidding, half the time I'm emo hulk. I'm wondering if anyone else out there has any tips for me to...
    ianbrewman ianbrewman 26-30, T 1 Response Feb 3

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    I am so sick of being in a manic stage I just want to sit still and watch a 30 minute program I missed the Super Bowl because of it
    Jungle46 Jungle46 46-50, F Feb 3

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    I lay in my bed staring at the ceiling. Everyone's voices sound so far away. My eyelids are heavy and I am curled in a ball. I can't move. I have go be still. If I am still nothing...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 5

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    Beginning to feel wound up...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I haven't been on here for so long, I used to be here everyday every moment almost. I had nothing, I had broken into so many pieces that I had nothing left to break. I had no hope...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I haven't been on here for so long, I used to be here everyday every moment almost. I had nothing, I had broken into so many pieces that I had nothing left to break. I had no hope...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Feb 6

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    I'm trying to stay out my feelings but it keep stirring up like please just for once can I control myself ?!
    shoptillyoudrop1997 shoptillyoudrop1997 18-21, F Feb 6

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    Well the new meds they put me on had a very serious side effect, extreme excessive thirst. Which if I didnt retain fluid and took it off like a normal person it would be no big...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    I've hit my low point again I don't think it's been this bad in a while Every time I'm alone I start crying I'm losing my head right now I can't take this anymore
    LuiGina LuiGina 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    It feels like i´m 2 different people bottled inside on a single body....i feel depressed 50% of the time and in the other 50% i just feel angry,sadistic and crazy....
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 13

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    both my mother and step father were diagnosed bi polar. it was like living on a roller coaster.
    simplyafriend simplyafriend 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    It's like a war in my head...i start being suicidal and then fir no reason i switch to a hyperactive state ...idk what the hell is going on...idk who i am....
    anderlr anderlr 13-15, M 3 Responses Feb 18

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    I am bi-polar 1 with anxiety disorder as well. Does anyone else have Anxiety disorder along with Bi-polar? My mania triggers my anxiety and causes me to hyperventilate. I also have...
    Mulhollandrive Mulhollandrive 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Hello hypomania! It's nice to see you again. How long will you stay this time? How heartbroken will your departure leave me?
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    Maybe it wouldn't be so bad if I didn't end up depressed every time I turned around. I sometimes wonder if I'm ever going to remember what happy feels like... because I can't from...
    Koriyan Koriyan 31-35, F Feb 19

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    I hate to take my medicine I don't remember the last time I took it but I really don't like to. I have bi-polar and I get really mean and depressed and have break downs wen I don't...
    LostUnderSubmission LostUnderSubmission 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    there are a lot of types of people in this world. but there are some types I can not stand. I have my days when sarcasm doesn't tick me off, but at the drop of a hat, I can get...
    ThatOneSomaliGirl ThatOneSomaliGirl 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 20

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