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I Worry I May Be Bipolar

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    I'm Too Scared To Go To The Doctor

    My mom is diagnosed bi-polar. I know that doesn't mean that I have it too, but there's a chance and I almost would rather not know. I've been feeling the reality of it a lot lately. In one moment I will be so happy and full of energy; like nothing could ever go wrong in life. And...
    Bfota Bfota 22-25, F May 8, 2012

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    Let me start the post by saying thank you to BrokenOneX here on ep. She said she suspects I'm bipolar so I did some research and I have more than enough signs proving her...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 6 Responses Dec 7

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    Hello. Firstly, I'm not bipolar I joined the group because I wanted to ask some questions, and I hoped that you could help me figure some things out. First of all, I've been...
    JoannaLcz JoannaLcz 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm at a strange place in my life right now. I've spent the last 20 years battling bipolar disorder type 1. I know a lot of people are misdiagnosed and bipolar, especially type 2...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 11

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    My school wants me to talk at the mental health assembly about my story. I am not sure what to talk about. I remember when I first started showing symptoms. When I was 13 I was a...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M 5 Responses Dec 12

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    It seems like everyone has an opinion on my relationship; what it is, what it isn't, what's wrong with it and what I should be doing differently. The thing is, most people don't...
    MintedLeaves MintedLeaves 18-21, F Dec 15

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    My younger brother has bipolar disorder, he's also my best friend in the entire world and one of the sweetest, most intelligent people I know. ❤️❤️ it has been an...
    pipeandbook pipeandbook 18-21, F Nov 30

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    I was diagnosed with bipolar in 2010 and was hospitalized once because of it. i'm feeling a lot better since then cuz I've been on medication. but I still doubt if I really have...
    kk52314 kk52314 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    Bipolar 2. Not as bad as Bipolar 1, and so I just wanted to say I feel for those who have BP 1...
    immortalspirit immortalspirit 31-35, M 2 Responses Dec 9

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    How many of you are surprised by this?Good! Thats exactly how I want to break this stigma over mental illness.As MrHeartaFire I have been struggling to see if I should share my...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 5 Responses Dec 2

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    Hi bipolar thing Can I I just feel one emotion for one day?! Not be in 8 moods in 7hrs. I don't wanna smile at people then turn around and be the devil I don't want to push away...
    fav777 fav777 18-21 Dec 3

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    Hi im bipolar. Whats your name? Instead of Hi im jack. Whats your name? I am a person too. Not stable yet But a person none the less
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 22-25 Dec 4

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    It's exhausting. I get manic in the morning and then agitated and angry in the afternoon and depressed at night....everyday. I have abilify to help me sleep cuz without it I would...
    danielle18 danielle18 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 9

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    i have bipolar and all the kids in my school wen i was in public school they would make fun if me for it and my dad dont help with it i mean what kind of dad doesnt make a little...
    bvbarmy4lif33 bvbarmy4lif33 13-15, F Dec 9

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    My sister is bipolar, and when she is irritable, which is most of the time, she snaps at everything that our very energetic 5-year-old niece does. It is one thing to be that way...
    faststart1686 faststart1686 51-55, F 3 Responses Dec 10

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    Hi Iv had bipolar for the last five years and have come off my meds about three months ago. I'm doing well with a little bit of anxiety. Does anyone know if you can live well...
    bipolarpink bipolarpink 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I'm really struggling lately. I'm type 2 bipolar and I'm finding it really hard to control my feelings. I keep lashing out at my boyfriend over silly things and everybody irritates...
    Tilly95 Tilly95 18-21, F Dec 12

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    I'm really struggling lately. I'm type 2 bipolar and I'm finding it really hard to control my feelings. I keep lashing out at my boyfriend over silly things and everybody irritates...
    Tilly95 Tilly95 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 12

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    My son is almost 15. Years of knowing there was some mood disorder and we finally have more clear diagnosis. School is very tough. His bio dad is untreated and undiagnosed but...
    redheadinny1 redheadinny1 36-40, F Dec 14

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    I wish this thing said I HAVE bipolar disorder. I am not the disorder.
    mellowwwave mellowwwave 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 15

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    I am type 1, diagnosed at 18. I was told then that I could live a relatively normal life if I took my medication daily, no matter how I felt. I have done that, and no, I have not...
    justjessa justjessa 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    Does anyone see or hear things with bipolar. I see things that's not there and hear things. I started smelling cigaret smoke recently but I don't smoke. I hate smoke. But I noticed...
    Bipolarshon Bipolarshon 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 18

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    Memory issues. When your synaptic nerves have been traumatized and askewed...the chemical imbalance can reduce your cognitive ability. Hence my "grampa" moments: I repeat the same...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 19

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    You can have you're good and bad days being bipolar. Today was a bad day. Really depressed like numb depressed lots to think about too a lot of worries. :( tomorrow better be...
    doglovverr56 doglovverr56 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I worry too much and too easy. Yet, I always tell my friends and other people here that worries are a waste of energy. I *am* aware though it's a waste of energy, but still... The...
    AngelicLights AngelicLights 26-30, F Dec 3

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    It really takes a toll on me the way I worry about things that haven't happened and most likely never will. I worry that no matter what precautions I take, somehow I will be the...
    TRP92 TRP92 22-25, M Dec 16

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    I feel as if i worry about things more than i should. Im more concerned about other people rather than myself and it eats me up.
    PCOSstrength PCOSstrength 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 29

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    The earth is perfectly fine. It's the parasites that live on it that need to worry. We believe almost everything and anything and then we freak out yet nothing happens. If we die...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Dec 1

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    I worry about my bro in law he has parkinsons or PSP.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 17

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    My Mother died and left my brother and I financially well off. She left EVERYTHING to he and I. Both of us struggled financially for years. I had gradually turned things around...
    ObiOneyouremyonlyhope ObiOneyouremyonlyhope 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    Worry does nothing but steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing.
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    I just wish things were easier sometimes..
    tedos tedos 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 16

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    It's getting worse, In ten minutes, I can go from being ready for bed and relaxed to frantic because I can't find my mouth guard, or ear plugs...then my mind gets hysteric and I'm...
    Gainingsmileslosingweight Gainingsmileslosingweight 18-21, F Nov 28

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    Music is the best when you're manic. I'll listen to music for an entire day without breaks. I don't want to stop listening. Silence is depressing. Loud and fast my heart is...
    Mulhollandrive Mulhollandrive 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    They say Type I is the worst because of the psychosis. Well they also say I am type II. Yet when I was diagnosed it was still called manic depression and there was only one type. I...
    NoahBody123 NoahBody123 51-55 Nov 29

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    It's like being sick. I mean traditionally. Fever, body ache ect. The issue is that there is no antibiotic, no airborn, no Z pac. It can't be cured. Only treated. Only a matter of...
    ChangingFaces5 ChangingFaces5 22-25 Nov 29

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    I'm in the depressed phase again and I don't know what to do with myself.
    harlequinngirl harlequinngirl 18-21, F Dec 1

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    It's getting harder everyday. I don't want to work. I don't want to do anything I'm "supposed" to be doing. The thing is.. I don't know what I would do or go if I had that freedom...
    kimberlyfaith kimberlyfaith 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    Despite the highs and lows of today right now I seem to be crashing really hard. I don't know what to do when I get this low...I need someone
    baileebae baileebae 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    At times I think the side effects of the medicine is worse then the mood swings . I don't know what else to say ? I hate feeling sick . My mood may be a little better but I hate...
    jpstoll2288 jpstoll2288 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 4

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    I need help... Do you guys think its pathetic if a girl was raped at 14 and molested at 7 and has had sex with a guy and everything and has known him for like 5 years and still...
    yesiigarciaa yesiigarciaa 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    I hate this thing. Just as I think I've figured myself out, my mood changes and every aspect of life that goes along with that. I look at other people and wonder how can you just...
    animamia animamia 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    My mom is so much help in my quest to find peace... NOT! Today she told me that she is glad I'm missing my psych appointments because she thinks therapists are quacks. Then someone...
    BrokenOneX BrokenOneX 31-35 4 Responses Dec 6

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    Anyone heard of episodic mood disorder? That's what my dr told me I have that and depression
    rainyday10 rainyday10 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 7

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