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I Think I'm Bipolar

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    Either Bipolar Or Borderline - I have since a child have always struggled with a low-mood. Not quite as severe depression, but just low. I had a normal childhood for the most part...
    sierraxix sierraxix 31-35, F Mar 9, 2009

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    I dont have a diagnosis, but i know there is something wrong with me. Im tired of being so up and down, and confusing and frustrating the people around me. I have one friend who I...
    kendallllll kendallllll 16-17, F Feb 26

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    I have so many mood swings and I looked up symptoms. I think I really am bipolar.
    hn6653 hn6653 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 3

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    I Dident Even Know - for the first few years i was diognosed with major depressive dissorder and anxiety dissorder i spent alot of years in therapy and out patient programs for...
    bobogone bobogone 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 22, 2011

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    What Do I Say To The Doc?? - So I have finally made the appointment to see the doctor but i'm so worried that its going to be brushed under the carpet. I am pretty certain that I...
    sitchin sitchin 36-40 2 Responses Jan 25, 2013

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    I have been alone for almost 5 years now, and my mental state is worsening. I have suffered from some form of depression and later bipolar disorder for almost all my adult life but...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 26

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    My Life Is a Rollercoaster Ride. - I honestly feel like I have bipolar disorder. I have done excessive research on it because my mom suffers from bipolar disorder, but still...
    SmartLady SmartLady 21-25, F 5 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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    Bipolar - So thank you for wasting 2 years on and off of my life . Appriciate it? No. Love you? Yes. Ever since this I have stupid mood swings . I'm happy then sad then hungry then...
    jocie108 jocie108 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2013

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    My Emotions Are Off The Charts - My mood changes constantly. My therapist says that bipolarity is where you're extremely happy for no apparent reason for a couple of days then you...
    Maggotgirl Maggotgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    Lucid, But Drunk - After smoking pot daily for months on end, I've hit a three day stretch while at home from college (I know it doesn't sound like much). But I haven't felt this...
    mccaslin mccaslin 18-21, M Mar 6, 2013

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    I'm Not Quite Sure - I've taken many tests online, and they all say Im extremely bipolar, but I don't want to tell my family. I just don't want them to think like I'm a different...
    WrongfulAngel WrongfulAngel 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    Not Diagnosed, But I Think I Am... - This is how my mood goes throughout the day: Irritable. Numb. Okay. Annoyed.Apathetic. Happy.Bitchy. Angry. Depressed. Hyper.Empty...
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    I'm Unsure - I think I'm bipolar. Lately I've been in a great mood and then anything just gets me to snap. I feel bad because my husband has been getting the worst of it. I'm not...
    AznGirl370 AznGirl370 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    Bipolar?? - I have no idea if I am bipolar or not. At one moment I could be happy and everything is going fine. Then the next a thought from the past will trigger in my mind and I...
    sourcandygal sourcandygal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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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...
    lehbam lehbam 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2010

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    21.01.2013 - Sometimes I can laugh so hard my stomach hurts. The next thing I feel is great depression, like someone dear to me has just been snatched away. This happens all the...
    TeenageBinky TeenageBinky 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 21, 2013

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    Initially I was diagnosed with depression and "adjustment disorder" but now when I think about how on a daily basis I am an "emotional roller coaster" and match up the symptoms of...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    No One Notices. - I have never been diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder. Friends/family have tried to get me to see a counselor, but I refuse. I went to a counselor for...
    frankiewalkingdeadgirl frankiewalkingdeadgirl 16-17, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    What does it means to be Bipolar? The symptoms and everything else...
    TrueLondon TrueLondon 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    So Depressed Right Now - I've been on Abilify and Prozac for 3 weeks now, but I'm depressed again. I say again because last week I was up. Flying high, over the moon, etc. At first...
    DawnKitten420 DawnKitten420 26-30, F Oct 29, 2011

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    I need help. I just don't feel normal at all. All I do is worry about anything and everything. Sleepless nights, poor appetite etc. but my biggest problem is my mood. I can flip at...
    shells1911 shells1911 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I'm Angry At Myself For Being That Way - The sevier mood swings I experience makes life unworthy of living.. I give the people around me HARD times.. I confuse them.. one...
    waitingcocoon waitingcocoon 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2008

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    Me Too... - I am 46 years old, married for 27 years and have 3 kids...for 15 years from the time i was about 28  i was depressed..drank alot and screwup up finances until...
    copper80 copper80 46-50, F Jan 7, 2008

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    I Really Think I Am - This morning I was so depressed over something that happened yesterday. Depression runs in my family but it's more than that. It's hard to explain but I'll...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 15, 2009

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    Not Sure. - My aunty is bipolar and I think maybe I have to too.. I dont know. I feel depressed most of the time, I dont really have a reason, their are just times when I feel like...
    princesskairi princesskairi 18-21, F Nov 13, 2012

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    I Made Something - hey guys, I was here asking questions couple months ago, n I got some really valuable feedback. After 4 month intense production, I finally managed to...
    Niplus777 Niplus777 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    WTH - I just found out yesterday at work that my co-workers are saying that I'm bi polar behind my back. I go in and don't talk to people and I do on occasion have my moods that...
    butterbear001 butterbear001 41-45 2 Responses Apr 13, 2013

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    Trying To Understand Who I Am And Why I Do What I Do ... - I can say that i am very awkward but not a freak. I have friends and we all get a long but i still don't feel like i "fit...
    jennbomber jennbomber 16-17 Sep 29, 2013

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    I Am Nealy Positive I Was Misdiagnosed! - I was felling emotionally unstable and the psych put me on tablets sertraline antidepressant. I was taking them for a week and hardly...
    Justgr8 Justgr8 22-25, F Dec 14, 2012

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    What is it like to live in my head? Everyone thinks they're a special little snowflake and I am no different. I'm sure other people must experience the things I experience and yet...
    taylorC92 taylorC92 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    Confused - im crazy. thats what everyone always says...they dont really mean crazy crazy but ...like hyper crazy...funny crazy.  ever since i was a child i have been the...
    LiLM LiLM 22-25 1 Response Jan 14, 2009

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    I Was Diagnosed As Bipolar, But I Am Unsure If I Really Am Or Not - I was diagnosed as Bipolar by a GP (general doctor) at the start of 2008.  He was not a psychologist or...
    Odileth Odileth 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 27, 2011

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    I Feel Depressed And Bipolar - I think I'm bipolar. I've been depressed but happy at times since I was 14 and I'm turning 16 in 5 days. It all started when I was starting my...
    Allencurtis91 Allencurtis91 16-17, M Aug 10, 2013

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    Feeling Unbalanced - so Ive seen a therapist and he believes i have Adhd and I'm borderline Borderline personality disorder. and I don't know, that doesn't feel like to me. I...
    Samara21 Samara21 22-25, F Aug 18, 2013

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    I Think... - well since i was 8 or 9 ive had phases of three or four weeks of being depressed, self conscious, wanting to end my life, and not wanting to talk to anyone. then i get...
    Betruetoyourselfxx Betruetoyourselfxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    I Hate Myself - I just don't know what's wrong with me. I don't know why, but I just hate myself. I'm like my own worst enemy. All of my life I've been like this. I'm constantly...
    Devin55 Devin55 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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    The Secret Of My Bipolar Boon!! - I had been daignosed for bipolar disorder and what I think is Bipolar disorder is not a curse its in fact can prove to be a boon for the person if...
    freebirdbywill freebirdbywill 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    I'll Probably Never Get Checked - I've always had a really hard time with emotions, I jump quickly, I panic easily, and rarely think before reacting. My mom, 48, recently was...
    Xipyps Xipyps 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    I Know Something Is Wrong(?) With Me But I'M Not Sure What It Is And If It Has A Name - [EDIT: I'm definitely going to talk with a professional as soon as I make some extra money...
    WeTurnToDust WeTurnToDust 18-21, F 5 Responses May 8, 2013

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    I Dont Know - I've never thought of myself as being bipolar until a few days ago, i knew about the illness however i never considered myself ever having it until one day as i was...
    kingimpulsive kingimpulsive 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 13, 2013

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    I'm Bipolar - It's no question for me. I AM bipolar. I was tested. Ihave mood swings so often now. I don't get enough sleep. I always change my mind and when I talk, people can't...
    FalonWolf FalonWolf 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    It Runs In the Family - My Grandma was bipolar so I guess it runs in the family. I'm not sure if it's bipolar or what that I have. I just like being alone all the time and I...
    LiveIt28 LiveIt28 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 22, 2008

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    Since getting alopecia i think i have bi-polar. I easily cry and am depressed all the time. I hate my life and i hate the way i feel. I hate wearing a wig as it makes my head itch...
    AchingSoul AchingSoul 22-25, F Mar 30

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    Long Story Short - there are times where i can be as cool as ice, and with not a single care in the world but a slight change or something i said goes unheard can get me going into...
    cogliostro cogliostro 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2011

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    Im Crying Hysterically Now - i was tried of thinking, " is there something wrong with me or not?" so i went on google and typed 'help me find a quiz to see if i am bipolar' and...
    invisiblegirl904 invisiblegirl904 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5, 2011

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    Im Not Sure - my friends say im am but im not sure. i can go from happy to upset in seconds. could someone help
    Poemer Poemer 13-15, M 2 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    So Confused, Lost, Left Here By Myself. - For the last few years, I have change excessively. I can't control myself anymore nor can I help it. My smile hides everthing that hurts...
    GoofyGoober92 GoofyGoober92 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    Is It Valid? Need Feedback~~ - H ey guys, I am a grad student who is trying to create a public campaign to make people understand bipolar syndrome and people who have it better...
    Niplus777 Niplus777 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    Me Too... - I am 46 years old, married for 27 years and have 3 kids...for 15 years from the time i was about 28  i was depressed..drank alot and screwup up finances until...
    copper80 copper80 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    Just A Note To A Friend I Care About.. - I can promise ill always be here for u but we both know it isn't true I have a enemy within me and we both know who The stronger one wins...
    EmilyLynn21 EmilyLynn21 26-30, F Jul 31, 2013

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    Bipolar II, Maybe? - So, I'm definitely a maladaptive daydreamer, but what I noticed recently was that I have phases lasting several weeks where I have no energy, lack the drive to...
    Thandimanillon Thandimanillon 18-21, F Jul 1, 2013

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    I Have No Resolve, No Motivation. Life Gets Duller Each Day. - I'm Tyler, I'm 22, and im just starting to tire of it all... All my friend's lives are great, everything just comes...
    CaptainSexton CaptainSexton 22-25, M 1 Response Jan 27, 2013

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