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I Think I'm Bipolar

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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 the battle each day But where they gain their strength I wish I could say The fearless side of myself I wish I could stay But it's my enemy...
    EmilyLynn21 EmilyLynn21 26-30, F Jul 31, 2013

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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, three weeks ago, I was so happy to be feeling better after months of depression. I was exercising, happy, motivated, but...
    DawnKitten420 DawnKitten420 26-30, F Oct 29, 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 freshman year of high school. My best friend had a girlfriend who recently dumped him, and I decided to go against him and date his ex...
    Allencurtis91 Allencurtis91 16-17, M Aug 10, 2013

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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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    I've always thought I have this to some extent,

    though not fully; I can sometimes control letting my emotions show. But they change so quickly with one little thing that happens that shouldn't even be a big deal. They're always so intense that I feel physical pain often from them. I can't breathe often when I feel angry or...
    WolfyWillow WolfyWillow 18-21, F 2 Responses May 4

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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 now I'm beginning to see and hear my dead parents. I walk into the kitchen and sometimes I see my father sitting at the kitchen table...
    TheBrooklynKid TheBrooklynKid 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 26

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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 conflicted, or constantly switching between things. I can be happy one second, and pissed off the next. I can be calm...
    Devin55 Devin55 18-21, M 4 Responses Jun 23, 2012

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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 can tell everything to and she is very close and dear to me but I can tell my mood swings are making her lose her patience...
    kendallllll kendallllll 18-21, F Feb 26

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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 i cracked and took some pills..i went on antidepressents which i still am on.. once again..i have screwed up...
    copper80 copper80 46-50, F Jan 7, 2008

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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 2 to 4 weeks of being over confident, happy and hyper. i always try to hide it, but its getting harder and...
    Betruetoyourselfxx Betruetoyourselfxx 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 31, 2013

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    Depends. More multipolar.

    But thats not invented yet. Lol
    converted converted 46-50, M Jul 4

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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 mad zone, and get trerribly angry till i get my way, or as it it supposed to be, just the same i can be terrubly...
    cogliostro cogliostro 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 10, 2011

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    I get irritated quickly,

    And I get extremely mad quickly also. It doesn't take much for me to get mad. But also I'm always sad. So maybe I have bipolar depression? UGH! I need help! (And NO, it's not because it's 'that time of the month')
    StonerGirlForever StonerGirlForever 16-17, F Jul 9

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    Here are top 10 home remedies

    for Bipolar Disorder. 1. Fish Oil Fish oil rich in Omega 3 fatty acids is one of the few things that can help in the treatment of bipolar disorder. In fact, those suffering from bipolar depression must consume it on daily basis. Fish oil improves the functionality of brain and...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F Jul 3

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    My mood changes randomly.

    One minute I could be happy and joyful, but the next I'll be in tears sobbing. This has been going on for 2 years straight. I've never thought of seeing someone because didn't think it was a big deal, but my close friends and family are noticing it.
    disneylover3 disneylover3 16-17, F 1 Response Jun 14

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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 get really sad and have a very distant look on my face. My parents keep telling me im fine and I just need to...
    sourcandygal sourcandygal 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 28, 2013

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    I don't know what's going on with me .

    i think I'm having a manic episode or something idk I just am a wreck I don't get this
    idkhby idkhby 13-15, F Jun 30

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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 personally think i'm a psychopath but whatever. I stopped seeing him due to financial troubles but now im starting to think...
    Samara21 Samara21 22-25, F Aug 18, 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 bipolar disorder. There is no doubt in my mind that this is what I'm suffering from. I've taken Zoloft for many years followed by Paxil and...
    TheBrooklynKid TheBrooklynKid 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 12

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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 denies it and refuses to take medication. Throughout the day, I experience a rollercoaster of emotions. The most common one is sadness. I am...
    SmartLady SmartLady 21-25, F 5 Responses Dec 16, 2007

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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 he learns to manipulate his mania and he learns to be patient while a depression phase.. Mania is like a boon for me..I feel so...
    freebirdbywill freebirdbywill 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    I think I have Bipolar Disorder (I not

    consulted a psychologist but I have all symptoms of bipolar ), also i have a bit of a problem with social anxiety. I have so many mood swings
    Ovidiu91 Ovidiu91 22-25, M Apr 20

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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 the smallest of things, like dropping something. I usually am more down and depressed then up days. I'm slowly pushing all my friends away to...
    shells1911 shells1911 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 30

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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 I feel some need to try to explain it as if noone could possibly understand them without me putting it into words. Being in my head...
    taylorC92 taylorC92 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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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 and feel hot!!!!!
    AchingSoul AchingSoul 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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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. Do you truly see who I am, cause I can't. I am far from who I used to be. Can anyone please help me? Something so simple as to give my cat...
    GoofyGoober92 GoofyGoober92 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 31, 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 person
    WrongfulAngel WrongfulAngel 18-21, F 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.Suicidal. Numb. It's a different pattern everyday, and the moods can last an hour to 30 seconds. 
    DarkAngel123 DarkAngel123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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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 do anything around the house, don't want to interact with people at all, lose interest in pretty much everything and...
    Thandimanillon Thandimanillon 18-21, F Jul 1, 2013

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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 diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Her father was bipolar and commited suicide when she was young, My grandmother on my father's side was the...
    Xipyps Xipyps 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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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 moment I'm a sweet angle and the next thing they know I'm a furious monster..It's crazy! I hate that I expose them to all that ugliness. I...
    waitingcocoon waitingcocoon 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 24, 2008

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    My mood changes all the time

    and doesn't just fade from good to bad it can go from on the verge of wanting to commit suicide to being overjoyed. Sometimes I'm really happy and positive, sometimes I lose almost all hope. I looked it up and they're called mania's; periods of time where one mood just takes...
    dessertqueen dessertqueen 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 26

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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 want to sleep then happy again then I cry then sleep some more then I'm happy again , I repeat this pattern...
    jocie108 jocie108 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 26, 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 in order to eliminate/fight with the stigma. I just revised my storyboard and in the stage of needing feedback from who ever...
    Niplus777 Niplus777 26-30, M 2 Responses Nov 17, 2008

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    My mood changes when you open up your mouth

    and nothing but stupidity come out.
    tfoy tfoy 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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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 i cracked and took some pills..i went on antidepressents which i still am on.. once again..i have screwed up...
    copper80 copper80 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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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 in" with them. I always compare what i have to what they have and the way they act versus the way i do. I think i'm ugly and i always settle for less. It's...
    jennbomber jennbomber 16-17 Sep 29, 2013

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    I was diagnosed as a kid.

    .. So many people say their bi-polar yet they have no I sea
    Thatgy Thatgy 18-21, M Jul 4

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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 Mar 3

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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 this website came up-  http://psychcentral.com/quizzes/bipolarquiz.htm so i click on it. then i did the quiz and clicked for the...
    invisiblegirl904 invisiblegirl904 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2011

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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're pissed for no reason. I sometimes feel that way, sometimes I don't. I don't get it.
    Maggotgirl Maggotgirl 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 16, 2013

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    I have been having manic episodes ever

    since i could remember , people always used to call me crazy , and my mood changes alot i can be depressed one second and happy the next , sometimes i do strange things that i can't explain why i do them , i often burst into tears without an explanation, i can be happy and...
    Theworldismyhell Theworldismyhell 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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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 toll on me. I began to type my symptoms into the google search engine and the first thing that pops up is borderline personality disorder...
    lehbam lehbam 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2010

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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. I got really good and helpful answers here but some things can be really contradicting so I'm still confused] Hi everyone, first of all I want to make clear that I am not sure if I'm a...
    WeTurnToDust WeTurnToDust 18-21, F 5 Responses May 8, 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 clear headed in ages. It feels liberating in a sense. Because bud is so accessible at college I always buy it ( no...
    mccaslin mccaslin 18-21, M Mar 6, 2013

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