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I Wonder Why Everyone Is "Bipolar" Today

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    I Have Been For Years

    It is  no laughing matter either. I am under control if I take my meds, well mostly under control we will say.  I have a lot more problems than mood swings also, but the less you know the better probably.....
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Over Diagnosis...

    The problems with a diagnosis of bi-polar is that it is both inconclusive - meaning that no one can say for sure, and its indefensible - meaning that no one diagnosed with it can say, hey that's not me. could be sugar imbalance, stress, lack of sleep, some other condition...
    DancesWithDolphins DancesWithDolphins 41-45, M 10 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    Its a Serious Condition...

    its a serious condition that ruins life. its not mood swings, being tempermental, going through phases of being up and down. thats normal. thats life. bipolar is horrific, desperate sadness, then manic highs. not getting a bit low then feeling happy. its suicidal to manic...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 16 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    MrsGigalowJr MrsGigalowJr 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    JohnsonDavidson JohnsonDavidson 18-21, M Jul 13

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    a lot of people will back down from a fight. they might cop an attitude or act like an a$shOle but when you call them out and get in their face most of them will just walk away...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 Jul 16

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    BeautyMe101 BeautyMe101 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    have funnn enjoying what u r doing today
    jamorah jamorah 13-15, F Jul 4

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    🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎉🎈🎈🎈🎈🎈Happy Fourth of July but my effing neighbors decide to blow up fireworks that sound like effing bombs...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 4

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    my boyfriend who I love with all my heart left me today an has the girl I hate over and I'm going to Kill myself
    depressedfuck29 depressedfuck29 13-15, F 46 Responses Jul 5

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