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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 23 People

    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    it seems to come and go through out the year, never really resulting from one specific thing or another. I'm a terrible sleeper so I'm sure that doesn't help. anyways it's truly...
    lokokomo lokokomo 22-25, F 5 hrs ago

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    certain people I find hard to talk to not that I don't want to it's nothing to do with how they are it's my issue I just find meeting new friends a bit nervous but want to get over...
    susananngoga32 susananngoga32 31-35, F 16 hrs ago

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    I didn't realise there was a name for it but this sounds about right to describe something I've done for most of my life. I don't "suffer" from it...in fact I rather enjoy it :D...
    Nenmir Nenmir 22-25, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I've always been in denial of experiencing this. I recently just discovered the term for this condition and I was happy to find out that I wasn't the only one. I ALWAYS daydream...
    ilrd ilrd 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    Does anyone else suffer from sleep paralysis?
    Muffin216 Muffin216 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been reading articles about this, and I keep thinking to myself that I actually do suffer from it. I have been talking to close family members and friends about this, and...
    alaniW180 alaniW180 13-15 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Well, I think I do suffer from this and I really need some advice.. It's like a different place like a story and I don't know why I have or might have this. I guess since I read...
    Elizabeth1123 Elizabeth1123 13-15, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    If you really think about it -legitimately sit and think about it- the idea that this unconquered misery of yours is born of deficient chemicals is quite ridiculous- and...
    LittleWhiteRoom LittleWhiteRoom 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    This is nerve wrecking. Umm, I'm new, first time here so.. here goes... I'm sitting in a class, not really a class but idk how else to describe it, I've been here all week with...
    AnxiousMommy4 AnxiousMommy4 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I am currently struggling to move on from my abusive boyfriend. Last year when i was pregnant he pushed me to the floor outside in a heated argument, and smashed up a door in my...
    jen3663 jen3663 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I think I do, anyway. I daydream so much that I just had accepted that I would always have these elaborate fantasies in my head. I'm so glad that there's now a name for this :)
    cuttergurl56 cuttergurl56 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Panic attacks are the worst, most debilitating thing in the world! It deprives one from living life. I know. It started in my 20's. I could not go to the grocery store, drive...
    2bMeAgain 2bMeAgain 41-45 1 Response Jun 27

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    I think I'm developing this again. I'm still eating, yeah. Most people think that anorexia is where people don't eat at all. So far today, the only thing I've been able to eat...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Jun 24

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    I am a 14 year old boy living in Tennessee, I have been a very quiet, shy, and emotional person, these past few years I would stay locked in my room and never come out unless it...
    santana772 santana772 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 24

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    In the past I suffered from depression and every now and then I still get hit with a bad day (usually directly related to the amount of alcohol consumed). I have quit drinking but...
    Mala1718 Mala1718 26-30, F Jun 24

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    I think I suffer from maladaptive daydreaming. but, I don't know really. I Just graduated from high school actually, but seldom was there a day that I didn't daydream in class...
    Lucario89 Lucario89 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    Recently, I started having doubts of whether I suffer from clinical depression. I am stuck in an abusive relationship, I don't have a stable group of friends but other than that...
    mdmrmdmr mdmrmdmr 18-21, F Jun 23

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    I was feeling so much better this year. But I had a really nasty one today. I had feared for months that this would happen. It was... I won't even attempt to describe the pain. I...
    IcedPhoenix IcedPhoenix 18-21, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I'm always suffering from this stuff
    bradley600 bradley600 16-17, M 1 Response Jun 22

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    I find it rude how people with normal fear responses are quick to label themselves anxious. No, you're not. You don't know what it's like. An hour ago at 5AM, my anxiety started...
    Offing Offing 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    Well.. this didn't went as expected.. It all started out so damn well. 2 days ago I was going to my very first dance festival by bus. DefQon 1. A heavy electronic music festival...
    ChocolateMountain ChocolateMountain 18-21, M Jun 21

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    i called in sick to work today, not because i was actually sick but simply because i cant move hardly a muscle without wanting to cry! i love my job as a CNA but i think i am...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F Jun 20

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    High school was a terrible part of my life, and I consider this the point where depression started to affect me. Throughout middle school, I had a couple of friends I could be...
    erinw96 erinw96 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 20

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    My first mental illness was major depression, it began around the age of 6. I would become withdrawn from social interaction and remain in my bedroom. I didn't want people to come...
    CelticBoxingGuy CelticBoxingGuy 41-45, M Jun 19

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    I've suffered depression for many years indeed. For the longest time I would just bottle every screwed up thought that I had. In high school I turned to creative writing doing...
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 19

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    I used to go on and off with anxiety and then depression. However I never had any suicidal thoughts because I have a slight bit of arrogance thinking that I am very needed. People...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Found this site randomly while browsing the internet in a depressed bout. Not sure what I'm expecting, I've sort of given up on the belief that human decency is even a real thing...
    Whitespark Whitespark 22-25, M Jun 19

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    Both my spouse and I suffer from some chronic pain and depression, although his chronic pain is worse and more systemic. I have lower back issues and arthritis and he has ehlers...
    jabl61514 jabl61514 26-30, T Jun 18

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    So why tell a sad person to choose that. If they want to be gone why say okay. Why say they have to choose. Lately on ep i fight both. Staying And going. One member...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jun 18

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    Picture a long, deep, and dark tunnel. In this tunnel is nothing but absolute silence and stillness. Absolute darkness. At the end of the tunnel is a blinding, bright light that...
    littlelostfox littlelostfox 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    I just pushed away the only person who has ever cared about me. I love my bff she has always been there for me and she knows all my secrets, but im only getting worst and if one...
    Janimisha94 Janimisha94 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18

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    I didn't really know that what I had was a disorder. It began in sixth grade and that was the year I lost all my friends. I would sit at lunch everyday by myself reading it doing...
    Leannabj25 Leannabj25 13-15, F Jun 16

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    About 9 hours ago, I took a shower and when I was walking into my room, I reached for the light switch and my finger TOUCHED a huge spider on the wall!! The spider was about two...
    Lcy2472 Lcy2472 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 16

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    I tried to watch a movie called "Side Effects" it was about a women who was depressed and got meds, but they had a side effect of sleep walking. . . well her husband wouldn't leave...
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 15

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    I told my husband as soon as I got honest with myself because my husband has PTSD from the war, and I figured he would understand my own struggles. However, I had to minimize my...
    Angelfacemaggie Angelfacemaggie 61-65, F 1 Response Jun 15

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    The first 4 months of 2015 were quite a hard few months and I suffered from minor depression and barely left my room. Although things aren't as bad I still have those weeks where I...
    Daniellevn Daniellevn 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    not from time to time, but all off the time, not stop, if my mind isn't occupied with something more pressing mind I'm day dreaming about travel, learning, adventure, a real...
    brad13227 brad13227 18-21, M Jun 14

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