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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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    Being bipolar at times sucks even though the meds help sometimes it's other who don't understand me
    krazkcatlady3085 krazkcatlady3085 26-30, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    And meds dont work But do help doctors And pill makers Make unearned profits
    OddButResilient OddButResilient 46-50, M 1 day ago

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    I've been struggling lately about taking my meds. I know they keep me stable but the side effects are getting to me. Weight gain, tiredness, lack of sexual desire.... What do you...
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    Hello. I'm new here. I found this great forum while searching for "how to handle a bipolar spouse" I noticed a lot of other people deal with this and could really use the support...
    Tjm1919 Tjm1919 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I need to stop worrying about the inevitable.
    Stealth3369 Stealth3369 41-45, M 4 days ago

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    I've got so much to live for, good people that brings out the best of me, I love my family and friends. There is so much hope and there is change, nothing ever stays excact the...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Yes i am bipolar and it doesn't mean i'm crazy. I'm still living a normal life.
    kmgan kmgan 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't have a bf but I am Bipolar and I don't like the stigma people put on it
    krazkcatlady3085 krazkcatlady3085 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    That moment when smoking with your best friends makes you think more about what's bugging the **** out of you , but you're high and if u think about it for too long you'll end up...
    HolyTears HolyTears 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I don't think I'll survive this one nor will I ever be happy- at least that is what my head is telling me these days. I'm suicidal, hospitalized, hopeless and tired of feeling...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    so yes I am bipolar 1 disorder manic to moderate. yep I know that, have know since I was 12 that something was different about me. I have went from cutting to drugs to piercings...
    Amber237 Amber237 51-55, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ugh. Starting to feel low but " the Show must go on"...I have a music gig I have been paid for already last month. It's what all performers have to do...you act , pull it together...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Does anyone have experience dealing with pain management? I'm starting to feel at a loss on how to deal with the two. Also I'm not able to exercise properly or be outdoors as...
    Polis195 Polis195 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ...simply stated. i find myself worrying so much about the smallest things. the bible says to do this and it's for our own good. i pray that Jesus will give me the strength and...
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    I have come to accept that I will be on meds for the rest of my natural life. But this disorder, disease, life wrecker, is not stronger than I am. I am stronger because I am...
    BookGrl BookGrl 41-45, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I just hit a depressive swing and it's terrible. I was hypo for 2-3 weeks (my longest manic episode so far) and a couple days ago it all crashed. I'm so scared of how bad it's...
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    I often observe younger generations and find them intolerable most of the time. I am sure when I was a kid the older generation thought that of my generation, but I know understand...
    John2526 John2526 36-40, M a week ago

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    Because, it will eat you and destroy you.
    pirsh pirsh 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    I am numb. I have no more to give. My sister has been unstable for months now and I keep thinking she will get better with her therapist, medication, and my parents help, but...
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    I hate the low moments I go through but I hate the high moments even more. My highs are always extreme. I become very impulsive and get a sense of euphoria from doing things that...
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    My normal scattered brained intro... Not sure where to start, but I have to get it out so I can start to focus, now is the time to focus. My new job is going well, the girl...
    wantingtobehappy84 wantingtobehappy84 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I'm bipolar II and it's mostly the severe depression. I'm not sure where to turn to. I was wondering if anyone knew of any good online outlets (besides 7cupsoftea) that would be...
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    So I landed myself in the psych ward again and recently got out. Never sure what mental illness is. How much control do I really have when things get literally crazy. Probably more...
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    I had this doctor once who said " bipolar isn't so bad. If I had to chose between diabetes and bipolar is chose bipolar because it's very treatable". And I was like firstly, you...
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    ECT is available at a mental hospital in my area, I'm considering asking my doctor to have those treatments done.
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