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I The Bipolar Support Group

This group was started to help folks who are Bipolar, but family and friends of Bipolaristic folk are welcomed. Anyone suffering from any mental illness is also welcomed here for SUPPORT & KIND WORDS 139 People

    My Friend Is Bipolar - Could someone tell me more about bipolar disorder? A very good friend of mine recently told me he was bipolar. Normally he is a very friendly outgoing guy...
    mirapaege96 mirapaege96 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 1, 2013

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    From Sue Bergeson - President For Depression and Bipolar Support (for the Lgbt Community) - From the Outside Looking In: Depression in the LGBT Community I’ve been doing a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    I Scare Me - Its hard enough being black or female where I'm from.  Being bipolar makes it worse.  I went to this doctor ten years ago and he told me that I was bipolar...
    raeanne79 raeanne79 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2010

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    A Terrible Night - I've been in the process of switching meds. I was on paxil for over 15 years and it had "pooped out". I'm also on Wellbutrin and Ativan as needed. So I'm...
    RunningSkye RunningSkye 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 6, 2013

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    Mother - My mother is bi-polar, manic depressive...  I've dealt with her depression and her anger "temper tantrums" She just woke up, I am 19 I live with my parents...
    breezybumblebee breezybumblebee 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 6, 2009

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    Not Bipolar - I'm borderline and GAD in fact. But I know what bipolar is, and I want to support people in that group, that's all. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 2, 2010

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    Some Things To Keep In Mind --- Copy And Print/save This - I got this from my first bipolar doctor some years ago.  And every chance i get to pass it around, i do. ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 12, 2010

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    I Feel Like I Am Two Different People - The last 9 years have been different experiences of suffering in a variety of forms. Life really sucks for me. What kept me going the last 9...
    hippojack hippojack 36-40 3 Responses Sep 28, 2010

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    Ia Not Bipolar But My Partner Is. - I'm really not sure what to say. I just need someone out there that knows what I'm going through by being a caregiver to someone with Bipolar...
    dotster22 dotster22 46-50 2 Responses May 2, 2010

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    Here for anyone that needs to talk! I was diagnosed with post partum depression after I gave birth to my son, then clinical depression, and then bipolar disorder. I was on...
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F Apr 5

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    I Stopped Apologizing For Being The Bipolar Me - Long ago.Feeling like i was wrong for being me - who i am.  I think if more people with any affliction can find peace within...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 14, 2010

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    I Don't Know What To Expect......... - I don't know where to begin, about a month ago I found out that I was pregnant. I was diagnosed with bipolar when I was 25 years old. And...
    UNCluv UNCluv 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 1, 2012

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    Recently I posted a story about my bipolar friend and wondered what I could do to help him. After he told me he was bipolar he was missing from school for 3 weeks. I started to...
    mirapaege96 mirapaege96 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    So Unsure Of Everything. - okay so i have fallen into being depressed and it seems i cant get up. it has taken over everything and i hate it. im a senior in high school and this...
    ashleyolsen1919 ashleyolsen1919 18-21, F 6 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Just Wanted To Share! - I was thinking this story could enlighten our thoughts about the Bipolar disorder... I hope I am right. :S http://www.alternet.org/story/79290...
    FreeyourSoul FreeyourSoul 22-25, F Nov 8, 2012

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    Bipolar Statistics Written By Jim Korn - Bipolar Statistics Written by Jim Korn  Do you know who is affected by...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    I Feel Like Such A Phony. - While I have to put on an act when in public and at work and around my son, I feel like such a phony. Things aren't ok. I'm not ok. I'm sad and...
    Stelagtite Stelagtite 51-55 1 Response Apr 2, 2013

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    I Was The Problem, Not Bp (bi Polar) - I was.  I became an outcast in my own life after i found out i was BP.  BP was never the issue, i was.  I had been me everyday...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 23, 2010

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    The Bipolar Book - I have this one in particular called "the Bipolar Disorder Survival Guide." It has stories from others who have bipolar and how they got thru it. It gives tips...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 12, 2010

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    Personal Experience 1 On My Life and Living With Bipolar - the Funny Farm - Boy oh boy, lol, the Psych Ward was something else. There were three floors and i was on the second...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    Womens' Issues - Made Me Manic As Hell For The Past 2 Weeks - Wow.  Just wow.  Nervous system shot as well.  At least im coming back down from the mania. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 28, 2009

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    Bipolar Support And Self-help - Still Talk To Your Doctor !!!!! -  Although bipolar disorder tends to be a lifelong, recurrent illness, there are many things...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    The Day I Told Bird - Bird called me one day.  I told her that i had something to tell her that would more than likely determine the future of our friendship.  "Im...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 9, 2010

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    Being Bipolar Doesn't Have to Ruin Your Life - Personal Message to Those Who Join This Group - "Come again?" "Excuse me?" Being bipolar doesn't mean it's...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 26, 2009

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    Here Is A List Of Famous Folks With Bipolar Disorder - Famous People with Bipolar Disorder Much of this list was obtained from the Internet.Actors & ActressesNed BeattyMaurice...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 12, 2010

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    Being Unable To Explain Is What Gets Me -   Not being able to explain my problems is what gets me the most. These waves that keep occuring much too often finally took a...
    lehbam lehbam 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 30, 2010

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    Hope Theres Someone - Hope there's someoneWho'll take care of meWhen I die, will I goHope there's someoneWho'll set my heart freeNice to hold when I'm tiredThere's a ghost on the...
    completleyconfused2 completleyconfused2 31-35, F 6 Responses May 24, 2011

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    Factsheet: Bipolar Disorder and African Americans - Factsheet: Bipolar Disorder and African Americans Every person, regardless of race or ethnicity, should seek help if they...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 25, 2009

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    Regarding "Flowers for Algernon" by Daniel Keyes Some days I feel like Charlie from "Flowers for Algernon" in that I consciously recognize my intelligence is waning. Today has...
    jenvice jenvice 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 27, 2013

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    Most days, when I was younger, I knew I was different in many ways. Right now I'm diagnosed with four mental disorders(yay me not 😒) and bipolar was the last one I found out...
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    My boyfriend is 17 and is bipolar we have a long distance relationship and I love him so much he is the first guy I have ever felt this strong about. I am bisexual so to fall for...
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    I am not sure I like the title of this experience. I do have bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed at 21 with bipolar disorder, and have been struggling with my diagnosis, and...
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F Mar 23

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    Since getting out of prison, I am more supportive of LGBT's...✌OUT!!!!
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    I have Bipolar. Medication is needed just to maintain the title 'normal'. Average teenager? Try, average Bipolar teen. If I accidentally mix a dosage of my medication I will go...
    morganmavina morganmavina 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I am suffering from manic depression.I have been depressed for almost my whole entire life it is destroying important relationships.I have too many mental illnesses I was in denial...
    xxsadisticbitchxx xxsadisticbitchxx 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 23

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    I'm bipolar and it sucks major ****. I'm limited to what I can and can't do because of the way I feel all the time. My mood changes so rapidly and its taking over my life. My...
    bxttlebxrn bxttlebxrn 16-17, F Apr 6

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    I have a bipolar partner. We are both 19 and in 6th form. Its difficult to describe the disorder and how its taken a toll on our relationship. But I can try, this is not a self...
    anonymous1104 anonymous1104 18-21 6 days ago

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    I am bipolar. I see a doctor these times to make me diagnose and my father is also bipolar. I am certain of being too. Unfortunately, I had drugs problems in the past which have...
    thinordie thinordie 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm a bipolar sufferer. It can be extremely difficult at times, especially at school when I'm around so many people at once. It has affected many aspects of my life and I'm sure...
    SoKLe SoKLe 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I just recently discovered that I had bipolar disorder I was feel really down and having issues with my meds and my mom decided to take me to a phycyatrist, I'm so thankful to this...
    Ginger387 Ginger387 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 24

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    i was diagnosed when i was only 13. but i dont feel any different from other people. well maybe i do... i knew other people didnt constanty feel depressed, or so hyper they thought...
    BlankCanvas22 BlankCanvas22 13-15, F Mar 29

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    Here is a very sad story. I have bipolar. I am allergic to all bipolar medications and they cause me to have an adverse reactions. Lithium caused me to act insane and created...
    ruanbe ruanbe 18-21 Apr 5

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    Can someone help me understand what a manic episode can be like? I understand manic episodes can vary widely depending on the person. I have a great friend in high school who I met...
    LovesWarrior LovesWarrior 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    Never knowing how the next day will be, when it'll turn and how I'm going to put up with it. None of my friends get it, my family supports me but they don't get me either. How is...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Back to Square One (deep sigh) I just told another boss about my condition. I usually don't do that unless it's beginning to affect my work. Granted, I just began this job, and...
    SaturnSenshi SaturnSenshi 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    A QUESTION I'm not sure I can answer. It's this. Please think about it. Bipolar disorder can be and is so disruptive and crazy and wild - and so suicidally depressing at times...
    frankiegee frankiegee 46-50, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The only reason I am any amount of okay is because of the support of my husband and mom. Without them, I would have lost my kids, my mind and probably my life. I am all doped up...
    iamnothing99 iamnothing99 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago