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I Think I Suffer From Cyclothymia

A milder case of bipolar. http://www.cyclothymiacollective.com, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclothymia 21 People

    Im Not Sure If My Symptoms Match...

    Okay im not looking to be diagnosed on here but merely for some advice. I have know there to be something wrong with me and my mood swings. My new therapist has said exactly the words that I have cyclical mood changes where my moods go up and down, up and down, even by the...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2010

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    I haven't been properly diagnosed

    but it lots of research on the internet and in books about symptoms and I have pretty much all of them. I tried talking to my parents but they said I am fine and just dismissed it. My friends don't know anything about it, no one at school I can go to. I've been sad, upset...
    BlueMoon797 BlueMoon797 16-17, F 2 Responses May 14, 2014

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    Sad, Mad, And A Little Bit Of Crazy

    I am a teenage girl looking for advice. I live with only my mother who doesn't believe in mental disorders. About a year and a half ago my mother suddenly out of the blue decided to move us 1000 miles away from home. Over the first year I started to lightly develop some bizarre...
    Beautyisinme Beautyisinme 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 29, 2013

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    Lots Faster Than Bi-polar

    I go up and down a lot faster than the typical definition of bi-polar... My doctor has not diagnosed this, I dont think there is a questionaire that fits....Red Wine has helped me with less side effects than meds.
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F 3 Responses Mar 25, 2009

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    And its getting worse, I know people are going through the same thing I am but well.... I made my own fantasy world and I go to it every day its mostly involves anime because I...
    pinkkitten100 pinkkitten100 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 9

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    Okay so it seems I don't write enough here, so this will be the start into my world and mind. For the first edition I'd like to talk about a girl from my childhood. This girl was...
    Hoboetic Hoboetic 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Hi i am 15 and i suffer from anxiety and panic attacks. i have been suffering anxiety for 3 years and i have been suffering panic attacks for 5 years and i hate it so much
    cortneylily1990 cortneylily1990 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't know how to explain how I am currently feeling. I suffer from OCD and depression but I have never felt quite so bad in my life. I feel as if I am surrounded by blackness. I...
    nathancrofton nathancrofton 18-21, M Dec 31, 2014

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    Hi I'm In my early 30's and I have suffered from HS since 1997. It started in my armpits in which I had a surgery to remove my sweat glands in 2000. I had no more problems under...
    SocialButterfly1980 SocialButterfly1980 31-35, F Jan 8

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    This is a pretty sensitive topic for me to talk about, a few days ago i realized that i need all the help i can get. I feel like i started daydreaming when i moved here and people...
    jennixlo jennixlo 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My anxiety and panic attacks got so bad, to the point where it caused a lot of physical problems, such as breathing, swallowing, sleeping, etc. I finally went to see a doctor about...
    BananaSmoothiee BananaSmoothiee 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am tired. I grew up in a disfunctional middle class family. My mother is manic depressive bipolar, and my dad dealt with his problems by working and drinking. I never understood...
    EnglishBrand EnglishBrand 22-25, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every since i was very small ive suffered from migraines ! They cause my right eye to swell completly shut and sometimes ive even passed out ! I feel one comming on ... I wouldnt...
    dizzyupthegirl1 dizzyupthegirl1 31-35, F Jan 1

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    Panic attacks and agoraphobia are the worst things ever. This has really hindered my life. . Anyone else suffer from panic attacks? What awful symptoms and after-symptoms do you...
    EmiKuma EmiKuma 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    its terrible to suffer from anxiety and depression....i have social phobia and a huge depression.
    dragonshine dragonshine 22-25, T 2 Responses Jan 14

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    Hi! I've been married for 16 yrs to a man who has suffered chronic pain for 32yrs of his 44yrs of life. We now have 2 children 8 and almost 5. There are days like today I want to...
    mariahswind mariahswind 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Sometimes it’s sad to think about the fact that I have more ‘memories’ of fictional characters I’ve created through daydreaming than I actually do of my own life. I’m not...
    Clenastia Clenastia 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 12

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    I have a high pain tolerance, but chronic pain just wears you down. I constantly push it down and get on with my life and hide it from people. I still do things I shouldn't, but I...
    Bushmanoz Bushmanoz 51-55, M 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Not too long ago, I read my first article on maladaptive daydreaming and immediately realized that it was the "quirk" in my brain that I'd never exactly found a fitting term for...
    shemeantyonoharm991 shemeantyonoharm991 22-25, F Jan 1

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    so basically I was always really imaginative as a child I don't remember doing it as a kid cause I was very active and into sports and I also used to write a lot of stories. then...
    myownconsultant myownconsultant 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I really need to talk to someone and just vent. I feel like my depression has completely taken over. I don't feel the same anymore. I use to be so happy, funny, loving and caring...
    ArtisticLife ArtisticLife 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    Lately I've been struggling with my depression, it's been getting to a point where my suicidal tho have kicked back into high gear. I've never felt quite as hopeless and useless a...
    EpicChick22 EpicChick22 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    A time before I was truly depressed, I was worried about depression. I thought I was happy, bubbly, I liked living. Those moments where I would stare in the bathroom mirror with an...
    BridieNM BridieNM 13-15, F Jan 1

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    Last night I was having this really vivid dream. It was night time and I was in a garden by a river and it was snowing. I had a hairless cat and it was either a French Bulldog or a...
    Khaleesi92 Khaleesi92 22-25, F Jan 10

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    I have been having almost constant pelvic pain for about 3 months. Since I have PCOS, I just chalked it up to that. I finally broke down and went to my GYN, who thinks I have...
    manibobsmom manibobsmom 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    My friends think that i am happy because i am always laughing. When in reality I am crying myself to sleep wondering if this pain will ever end. It used to be worse I used to cut...
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I find it difficult to go to malls at times, they're so overwhelming. I can't make phone calls, my heart beats so hard and I feel sick and nervous. I also get really nervous when...
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 3

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    I've had elaborate daydreams and fantasies for as long as I can remember. (I'm 49 now). I instinctively knew it wasn't "normal" and have never told anyone. On the outside, I...
    secretspaces secretspaces 46-50, F Jan 16

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    I'm not sure what to do anymore. My husband has two slipped discs and sciatica and I'm slowly losing patience and compassion for him. We have been married for almost 10 years and...
    freckledlady freckledlady 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    A little over a year ago I suffered a lower back injury at work. I have seen several Ortho Docs, Physicians, and Ortho Surgeons. I have had multiple MRIs, X-rays, Myelograms, and...
    sadeyeboi sadeyeboi 36-40, M 17 hrs ago

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    I was actually rather surprised when I found out about "Maladaptive daydreaming" since originally I thought I was spiralling into some form of psychosis yet I knew I could tell the...
    whatsnewpussycat whatsnewpussycat 18-21 2 Responses Jan 3

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    My dream is to prove everyone wrong. My goal is for everyone's eyes to be wide open with their expressions on their faces full of surprise and their mouths wide open. I'll...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    I'm actually at a point where I am content with myself. I'm starting to see some light... A little. I'm doin my thing tryin to stay busy and staying in school. But I lie awake at...
    kpweant1 kpweant1 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 12

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    The left side of my head hurts. I think I know why but I'm so scared I'm going to die. My anxiety is kicking my but right now any help?
    sydneycaroline sydneycaroline 18-21, F Jan 14

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    i think i have maladaptive daydreaming, at first i really dont believe that i have but when i started reaserching about this behaviour i changed my mind. It started when i was 5...
    superjac superjac 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 17

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    What kind of mental disorder is this? After many research, I'm sure it's MD... Ok so I pretend that I am a celebrity re-acting their movie lines as them. I've been doing this since...
    Heaven360 Heaven360 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I haven't slept in 3 days but lately I sleep 4 am sometimes at 5 am because I can't sleep I don't know if it's over thinking or my stress or depression idk
    yalzaga yalzaga 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    If I had one wish; I would wish for everyone to have a good life. To not have to worry about paying their next bill, or to go out or stay in, or to deal with any negatively...
    torr62 torr62 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    Important notice: Don't take anything of what you read here as medical advice. I'm not a doctor, but simply a person affected by this thing since almost when I was born, so all...
    mat4 mat4 18-21, M Jan 10

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    Currently in the middle of an episode as of the moment. It is so bad it actually woke me up from the intensity. Everything in my life is **** right now and I feel like the worst...
    CutttieBaby CutttieBaby 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    i have been daydreaming like this for as long as i can remember so i cant really say if it stems from a trauma or some sort of repressed memory but when it happens the dreams are...
    cose cose 16-17, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The anxiety started when I was like 11 and from there it progressed to depression. I didn't know how to cope with it so when it kept getting worse I then got OCD. The OCD is...
    bregood bregood 13-15, F Dec 31, 2014

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    and through my last 2 years it consumed my life. I have lost everything besides my passion for the restaurant busines. im from south jersey but am honestly just looking to make...
    callmeCheffy callmeCheffy 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    hello I just feel like posting today bout the fact im still very depressed. I have meds for the depression. I takke them I just dont know why or what's wrong.. I feeel okay most...
    Lookingupalways Lookingupalways 26-30, F Jan 5

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    In 2014 I have been fighting depression. Towards the end of the year I've been healing from it. But through the whole process I've developed social anxiety. I didn't realize how...
    Diamondgirly Diamondgirly 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    When I'm forced to go to town and be around people. I put my headphones in blare my music and pull my beanie down and my hoodie up and walk with my head down. It helps but I know I...
    buggalue00 buggalue00 13-15, F 2 Responses