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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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    I have bipolar disorder and I would never recovered if wasn't for my kind bipolar friends. I would only listen to my psychiatrist and close off all the people who were recovering...
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    The interesting thing about having my heart shattered is that I've never been in a depressive state with racing thoughts. Normally when I'm depressed I experience emotional and...
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    I feel like a monster, unable to maintain any types of relationships, Irritable/sad/happy at the drop of a hat. People look at me like I'm crazy, it's been pretty bad the past week...
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    Got no sleep last night, woke up feeling irritable again, and I have a knot in my stomach thinking about having to get out of bed and deal with people today...
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    dose anyone know if your bipolar meds help with anxiety? dose anyone else hate taking their meds?
    penpalwriter penpalwriter 41-45, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    F..ck me! I'm in a serious mania episode! Hyper and extremely irritable! I hate this type! I like the happy hyper! guess it looks like my meds need fixed again! Ugh! I was warned...
    GirLinterrupteD99 GirLinterrupteD99 31-35, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was diagnosed when I was 19 and stopped my medication abruptly as I hated taking them. I went on several years with depression, panic attacks, and suicidal thoughts and in denial...
    heyimokay heyimokay 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I am in a 10 years relationship with someone who is bipolar. When I was 18 we fell in love and now I am 28. 1 years ago I found that he is bipolar. We are going to married by the...
    Barbarashf Barbarashf 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    It's time again. It's time to hear people whisper like trees in light rain about how ugly I look. It's time to listen to my memories repeating the stupid thing I said a year ago...
    H2point0 H2point0 36-40, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Bipolar may seem like the end of the world. I believe it's a gift. Without all that depression and despair I would never of given a damn about anybody else. Bipolar disorder I no...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I'm really tired of waking up in the morning feeling hopeless and crying half of my days away. I have lost both my husbands because they can't stand the sadness but they sure do...
    countrystrong4u2 countrystrong4u2 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have a false belief system which leads me to believe I am a closed off person who has resigned his life only to fulfilling the curiosity of what the future holds. I substitute...
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    my BP is kicking my *** right now. I haven't slept in almost a week, I feel like I'm running an Marathon and that I could destroy a mansion With a bat and my two hands. I'm...
    for3v3r7 for3v3r7 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I like who I am off of medication more than I like who I am on it... My doctors wouldn't offer me counseling, a friendly ear, or even support... I was always given pills... and...
    briannawolf briannawolf 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    http://youtu.be/Db8AYSrs2kk
    Aagatha Aagatha 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I more than except bipolar finally getting moods under control I getting cloud lifted off on my thinking is like a awakening. If you can get to a point in your life where bipolar...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've been everyday since taking the supplement. I'm thinking clearly and not getting cared away. It freeing every woman that I meet I'm not seeing more to things except friendship...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    What a life I seem to be drawn into women with bipolar or a mood disorder. My wife went my psychiatrist to get help because she could sleep. He told me to bring her in he believes...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Not sure if I'm bordering on hypomania today. Everything is so beautiful. Throwing money around like I'm rich. I want adventures, I could buy new camping stuff and disappear! A...
    animamia animamia 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    i believe i have had this since i was born.I'm in a very depressed cycle.Nothing is helping.I feel numb,empty ,i'm losing it again.I must pull myself together.I have to visit my...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    My mania left. Havent felt happy mania in awhile.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've met some beautiful bipolar ladies who have learned to open their hearts, be creative and love the world. There's a song that reminds me of them, Any precious Girl by Ben Sures...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been really sick for years with two suicide attempts. On every single medication that there is and realize psychiatry and medication is a crap shot. All those years without...
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's important to have someone love you. It gets hard at times you need there support.
    equusrider equusrider 56-60, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    Having bipolar can be a curse but I you learn to manage it, it makes you a beautiful person.
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    I have mostly got used to the thought of being a mother. My major concern at the moment is my reaction to neediness. I'm not much cop with needy people..hypochondriacs, martyrs...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    ​I'm 21 years old and 5 years ago I got really ill.It started out as rapid-cycling and it was really intense and could switch in a matter of hours. They gave me lamictal and...
    Ennah Ennah 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I gots mixed emotions man. I was sitting with my friend and we had just got done laughing, I hit my toe on the ceiling and yelled ****, she started laughing and I punched her in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 21

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    I am bipolar, but so is the world. How do you cope with manic states that is not by medication? It says here select mood! Variable is not available.
    allthingstoallpeople1 allthingstoallpeople1 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 20

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    I actually cried when i was diagnosed because the things that i most like about myself was just described as a mental disorder. The creative ideas and drive that gives my life...
    AmyOnEP AmyOnEP 41-45, F 6 Responses Jun 20

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    I am not perfect, nobody is. My partner stuck through it with my while I fought a hideous, emotionally, mentally, and financially crippling custody battle against my attorney ex...
    Myusername1984 Myusername1984 31-35, F 3 Responses Jun 19

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    6/19/15 at 5:36pm coming through the baby monitor “What’s wrong with mommy? She’s acting really weird.” “Mommy isn’t feeling well. You know this happens sometimes...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 4 Responses Jun 19

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    I'm in a very high manic stage.. the flashbacks are coming back...the voices the people...the rapidness is all too crazy I can feel myself rocking from sane to psychosis...(sigh...
    for3v3r7 for3v3r7 26-30, F Jun 19

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    My mom is bipolar and it is getting worse and refuses to admit that she needs help. It is getting to the point where I am afraid in my own home. I'm literally too scared to do...
    kenley95 kenley95 18-21, F Jun 18

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    I worry because I don't know what I want to do with my future
    MrLazyCloud MrLazyCloud 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I know I shouldn't but I do worry and this is based on how badly things have gone already. I am going to worry less and trust God...I hope this doesn't come back to bite me.
    YeahthatsMylife YeahthatsMylife 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    avey10 avey10 18-21, F 10 Responses Jun 17

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    For years I denied it but took the meds anyway. I've been through hell with big pharm. I came out to California to live with my half brother to clear my head. I was still in denial...
    Theodred996 Theodred996 26-30, M Jun 16

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    if you were looking for one sign not to kill yourself today, then this is it. please read this; maybe it'll help I wanted to kill myself so badly, not even too long ago. life...
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 14

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    i was diagnosed 6 years ago,I still can't accept what they told me.Maybe a mistake was made,i go through moments where i know it's true,but at the moment ,this is not a accurate...
    1prettygirl 1prettygirl 36-40, F 4 Responses Jun 10

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