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I Spouses Of Unmedicated Bipolar

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    This is the first time I've ever seen anything like this. If someone told me a few weeks ago I'd need to find support, education, and people in a similar situation to mine for...
    EmmaGuerra EmmaGuerra 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm 25, and she was diagnosed about 1 year ago, but is in denial. She admits she loves the mania (she calls it ADD) and proclaims that it's "fun" but can't see that her behavior is...
    ftiofiji ftiofiji 22-25, F a week ago

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    I was seeing psychiatrist that acted as a therapist for a few months and he seemed to believe that I have bipolar. I recently changed psychiatrists because I couldn't afford the...
    ddshaw ddshaw 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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    My bipolar makes me hate everything and everyone. I know it's not really me that hates so much, my bipolar has hijacked my brain and has filled it with so much hatred, anger, doubt...
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M May 9

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    I am bipolar 1. This week I have been manic. Manic episodes are like a break from reality. But once the depression sets in my world just crumbles. The sky is not blue I see it as...
    xdarkangelx666 xdarkangelx666 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I have recently found out that I am bipolar and have been going through several medications to try and treat it but so far none have been right for me. It is very difficult to deal...
    JCP2 JCP2 22-25, M 2 Responses May 3

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    Around the time when I was 8-10, my father was diagnosed with the Bipolar disorder. My father was really depressed and me and my mom started to notice it. Sometime before or after...
    MyBFFLovesTurtles MyBFFLovesTurtles 13-15, F 1 Response May 6

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    Specifically, I was diagnosed with Bipolar Spectrum Disorder; I live with bipolar type two and a borderline personality disorder (BPD.) I first exhibited symptoms in 2002 and...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T May 12

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    My mom is bipolar and when she lashes out I am the only one she does it too and I know that I didn't do anything wrong but the rest of my family looks at me like it is and I feel...
    c715303019 c715303019 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I recently started outpatient therapy in an adolescence mental hospital. I left my former therapist for this and was pretty nervous to meet my new therapist. I've already done a...
    littlebird88 littlebird88 13-15, F May 1

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    I got my diagnosis today. Bipolar with psychosis and mixed episodes. I already knew it anyway. But they won't help me. No meds, months until I can see a psychologist. I'm pissed of...
    animamia animamia 31-35, F 1 Response May 5

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    Bipolar Disorder Type II, anxiety, and adult ADD. I currently see a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist and have my disorders fairly under control.
    n266459 n266459 36-40, M 1 Response May 7

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    Hi everyone, I just found this site. I am 28 and bipolar 2, with symptoms of hypomania, depression, and anxiety, and mixed mania. My anxiety attacks used to be crippling. I also...
    TheMeanReds28 TheMeanReds28 26-30, F 2 Responses May 9

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    I can be fine one minute, and the next I flip into a monster with so much anger inside not knowing why, and then I can start crying for no reason. is either I'm bipolar or I'm just...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 1 Response May 11

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    So an update on my bipolar and meds. I was having small ups and downs. but what bothered me more were the lows. I had gotten up to 900mgs (3x 300mgs a day) of trilepital. up to 20...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses May 12

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    I have been diagnosed with Bipolar II
    nitsyrk18 nitsyrk18 18-21, F May 17

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    I had my second serious manic attack for the past few months. I lost friends but I'm happy to say that I gained True Ones. I am rebuilding my life right now because of the...
    sakura379 sakura379 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    My daughter is bipolar - most of the time she is ok with medication. But when she has a bad day I find it really difficult to cope with
    freefish21 freefish21 46-50, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    It is humiliating. I am so ashamed of my mood swings. It takes away all confidence. One day I'm superwoman then I want to die. How I can I show face? How can I face the world...
    stufy stufy 46-50 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I had a bipolar partner. He was obsessive and needy and lied and lied and lied. We split up almost 2 years ago, but lately we've been talking a bit and the new medications he is on...
    4science 4science 18-21, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    when communicating doesn't work
    Marriedwomanhandsoff Marriedwomanhandsoff 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 29

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    Springtime is especially hard for me. Depression hits hard and antidepressants only make me ultra rapid cycle. My dr has me on a new antidepressant called Brintellix. I've been on...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Apr 28

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    Proximity violence: how much is too much? I've always let things slide and cleaned up messes (physical and emotional), but it's been 15 years and I simply can't not react anymore...
    anoninor anoninor 31-35, F Apr 28

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    I wonder if I am.... I wake up sometimes in a good mood sometimes In a very bad one. sometimes I have the patience to talk to the people I hate the most and sometimes I just don't...
    crazy4love crazy4love 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    Today is a bad day, I woke up feeling very empty and my head was so fuzzy. I have absolutely no energy and can't see the good in anything right now. I have so much work to do and I...
    Tilly95 Tilly95 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    Ugh... im so sick of my mood changing so drastically that I feel like im different people from time to time. It sucks :( I need different meds, but I'm afraid it'll cost me my job...
    WolfOfDreams WolfOfDreams 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    What do you guys do on your down periods/days? i dont feel like spending he entire day crying and thinking about suicide and then hating myself for it today. tips, suggestions...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 8 Responses May 2

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    Diagnosed in 2000. Been one heck of a roller coaster.
    dja811213 dja811213 31-35, M May 4

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    I wake up saying to myself it's going to be a good day.. Then I leave my room and my mood completely changes.. I hate depression!!
    alliegirl1452 alliegirl1452 22-25, F May 5

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    My moods switch quickly I can go from laughing to crying to screaming real quick. For a example yesterday my ex called me a B**** and I started laughing then next thing you know I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 7

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    I have sever bi-polar and anxiety issues. My wife walks all over me. I can't take it anymore.
    bipolarPeter bipolarPeter 31-35, M 1 Response May 8

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    I'm sick of feeling like people R baby sitting me. I feel so trapped in my own life and I just wanna escape. I know they do it because they are worried but I just need some freedom...
    HarrySavage96 HarrySavage96 18-21, M 2 Responses May 9

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    I can remember the first time I seriously considered killing myself. I was 9 years old. All my life I have suffered Insomnia and Bi-Polar depression but this year I have finally...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F May 10

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    The good thing about depression is you save money on food ( no appetite) energy ( no lights-sleep) and gym memberships( you exercise by sleeping) Bwaaahaaa just some thoughts . I...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 3 Responses May 11

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    I feel like I'm worthless more and more these days... I feel like I have nothing to live for and that I am going no where. That I've screwed up everything good in my life... And...
    EmoCinderella94 EmoCinderella94 18-21, F 1 Response May 12

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    I live a strange life. On the outside I try to smile, to be friendly, and to just love the people around me. On in the side I'm angry, I'm frustrated, I'm aggravated, and I'm...
    zerosolution zerosolution 36-40, M 1 Response May 14

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    manias come back hard core tonight...Fun.
    ThatOneNerdGirl ThatOneNerdGirl 16-17, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I was diagnosed when I was 11 I'm 14 now and I'm not sure if I should tell my closest friends. I think they think that I don't like them or something because sometimes I burst and...
    xjazzahx xjazzahx 13-15, F 2 Responses May 15

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    I'm so depressed, I'm going to go lie down in my bed & hide. I hate my life. Depressing, I know... Sorry.
    Bluetangerine Bluetangerine 46-50, F May 16

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    I think at some point we have all felt this picture. No trigger warning or anything, just profound I wanted to share. Robert Frost
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 26-30 May 16

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    I have been keeping a mood calendar, and have been spotty with keeping a journal, but I'm still unsure if I am truly seeing a pattern in my moods. I will be going to go get help...
    oibrulee oibrulee 22-25, M May 16