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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 18 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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    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 13-15, F 2 Responses May 14

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    (SORRY IF ITS LONG. I KINDA WROTE A NOVEL HERE LOL) So i rather not go by my first name i'll go by my middle name which is Kayla. I'm 14 and a half and ever since I was in the 6th...
    kaylaa1 kaylaa1 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Almost 2 years ago in August I went to bed normally and woke up with a broken face in the middle of the night. It's hard for me to think about it so that's all I'm going to say...
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    I was diagnosed a few years back by a counselor i was seeing with Avoidant personality disorder. After years of struggling to keep and hold onto a job including two failed attempts...
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    I've always suffered from SSS and Misophonia since I was very young. Recently it's gotten very difficult for me. I have been getting over whelmed or over come with feelings and...
    Danicakes9 Danicakes9 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I have a rare disorder called Loeyz-Dietz syndrome in a bad form. 28 surgeries. 3 open heart. Another coming soon. I can walk and appear mostly normal, but I suffer minimum 8/10...
    longcat4u longcat4u 31-35, M 2 Responses Jun 30

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    it all started in the 7th grade. I was not a very popular person. At the begging of the year I met a boy named noah he was my locker neighbor and I didn't really know him before I...
    wothlessdreamer14 wothlessdreamer14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    When I was younger up to when I was about maybe 14, I suffered from sleep paralysis. I always knew it was coming because before the attack my entire body had a pins and needles...
    Xander8905 Xander8905 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    My husband suffers from chronic wide spread nerve pain. He has been diagnosed with small fiber neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and myofacial pain syndrome. The best way to describe what...
    overwhelmedandexhausted overwhelmedandexhausted 26-30, F Jul 16

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    I have been diagnosed with clinical depression from the age of 15. I guess what got me started was the constant bullying I endured through my school years. At the age of 14, I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    I have been having a particularly hard weekend dealing with the loneliness of living with a spouse with chronic pain so I searched the web and found this site. As I read some of...
    hispainismypain hispainismypain 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 12

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    Frankly, I don't think I'm really "suffering." I love my daydreams, and they help me deal with my life that I am definitely not enjoying. So far I don't think it's really affected...
    rushmoer rushmoer 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    ~*~ I am "re-posting" this, from something I wrote a friend. ~*~ So many folks don't know about this & it's a shame. ( Plz, keep N mind - different things work 4 different folks...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I have a question. How do I know if I have Maladaptive Daydreaming? What makes me think I have MD is because... 1. I daydream a lot. As in even whether I'm just walking from my...
    iridexent iridexent 18-21 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I think this stems from when I was really young. The ages between 2-5. I didn't really live near many children, so I usually just played with my toys by myself. I was told I was...
    Sarahlee566 Sarahlee566 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    I can't even tell if it's unrequited love ,I've been in love with this girls for about 7 months I think or something like that and the two of us have grown really close The...
    Life8227 Life8227 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Although honestly, I might call it adaptive daydreaming in my own case. Like any compulsion (is that what they consider it to be? I can't remember) it can get to affecting your...
    nyysfg27 nyysfg27 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 5

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    It's been pretty easy to cope with for a very long time, thanks to the fact that I stopped self-medicating years ago! But lately, it's been harder and harder to even think I'm a...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M Jul 18

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    Having an eating disorder is so hard, as soon as you start to recover and actually feel better about yourself there's always one thing that triggers you and knocks you down from...
    somewhatbored somewhatbored 16-17, F Jun 26

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    I've been seeing a therapist for just over a month now. I hate talking about sex, it makes me very uncomfortable, but after being with my partner for over 7 years I know that I can...
    ajsmith24 ajsmith24 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    The pain is like a knife, piercing all the way through, burning and melting like magma away inside of me, I just want it to go away! It's spreads like poison... Sometimes, I'm...
    Mimi94x Mimi94x 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Hello I suffer anxiety and deppresion, had it ever since i was 8. It sucks, and I barely have any friends.. I am 19 male in U.S. I just joined to hopefully meet people on here...
    Lambertt Lambertt 18-21, M Jul 8

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    I get really embarrassed when I get anxiety or panic attacks in school because the people might think there is something wrong with me. And that sets off more anxiety. I always cry...
    Isismeow1 Isismeow1 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    Bipolar depression is 25% worse than unipolar depression. That is a powerful medical truth. Any depression layered with suicidal ideation and lethargy and unending sadness is not...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    I don't know if I'm suffering arachnophobia.. I know I'm terrified of spiders so bad that when I see one I can't move and I start to shake and hard to breath... I don't know
    Escapinginsanity Escapinginsanity 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i have an incurable OCD that my psychologist and psychiatrist say will last forever i am on the highest dose of drugs you can take legally (zoloft) and i have gone threw more...
    Simple666 Simple666 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    In the daylight hours it's anxiety. At night it's depression. Rinse and repeat. I'm so tired of feeling this way. You can't tell depression to **** off. Being "smart" is just...
    gravedancinq gravedancinq 13-15, F Jun 29

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    I've had a spike in these daydreams lately, and it was quite disconcerting when I stumbled upon what this was. Sure I daydream a lot, but when I lose a whole days to it, when my...
    MethodinMadness MethodinMadness 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    My boyfriend says I have a chicken brain, Im haddicaped and I'm an ugly *****. I really don't think I deserve all that I never do anything harmless. I said why don't you just love...
    Anna85xo Anna85xo 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I miss you but you don't miss me. I love you but you hate me. I think about you but you could careless about me. You hurt me but I still care. You do nothing but I still fall. I...
    wothlessdreamer14 wothlessdreamer14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Ok so one time I was watching Full House my mom came downstairs and absentmindedly looked up, so I glanced over at her but became worried as she kept her eyes glued to the ceiling...
    Shrugger Shrugger 13-15 Jul 11

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    So I start classes again tomorrow and I can't help but panic over the fact I might not have a single person in any of my classes that I know. I'm freaking out right now and I'm...
    fallout07 fallout07 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    So here I am in a foreign country with no way to escape or have some time on my own. This probably sounds a little weird so let me explain. This year being 21 and officially an...
    21stCenturyEtiquette 21stCenturyEtiquette 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I'm just so sick of everything. I deleted all my written work, especially my novel, because I am so angry at everything. I can't think straight..
    Fortiplex Fortiplex 13-15, M 2 days ago

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    My daydreaming didn't really start happening until a couple of years ago. I became very introverted in school and because of that, I didn't have any friends and was very lonely...
    kbritton97 kbritton97 16-17, F 20 hrs ago

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    When I was a kid at school, a few kids in my class were a bit "slow" if you know what I mean, including me. I think there was about 4 of us and this woman came in and assessed us...
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    Okay, I've daydreamed for as long as I can remember. So probably since I was like 5 or somewhere around that age. I always have daydreamed more than the average person but it didn...
    thoseinsomniacnights thoseinsomniacnights 13-15, F Jul 6

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    I've only recently found out what was wrong with me, and it feels like a huge weight has been lifted from my life that there are other people who do this as much as I do. However...
    quilladin quilladin 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I just discovered the name for what I have and it's overwhelming. I always knew I was different from my friends, but I didn't know there were other people who daydreamed like I did...
    Kiki92471 Kiki92471 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    I didn't even know something as 'Maladaptive Daydreaming' even existed! It started out when I was about 12 (I'm 14 now) and it wasn't very often and didn't last long but as days...
    MariaSophia13 MariaSophia13 13-15, F Jul 5

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    Another Xanax to start my night off at work. I promise there will be a day that comes where I won't need this to keep me from panicking.
    BrittanyErin BrittanyErin 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    More and more I come to the conclusion that anger is the most useless of emotions. It corrupts our actions and corrodes our hearts. Anger breeds hatred and should be cast aside as...
    Lemartes Lemartes 31-35, M a week ago

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    Since I was six years old. It's gotten better over the years, when I used to get it it was so bad I would go into shock and pass out because it was stemming from abuse. I have...
    gardengirl17 gardengirl17 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I've realised that my anger was the reaction to and not the cause of whatever was bothering me. I find it more easy to identify when this is happening, and I try to stop myself...
    mypath43 mypath43 36-40, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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