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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 need some help. Please keep reading. I have very bad anxiety and have had it for a while now. I sometimes feel extremely happy (it's abnormal for me) and sometimes very angry...
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    I was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder when I was 20. I'm 22 now, and I know and any one that knows me, knows that there's been something wrong with me my whole life. It really...
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    I have severe bipolar depression which means I'll have my extreme happy or clam moments when I feel like nothing's wrong and then something little will happen that will make me...
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    I never expected to fall in love with someone who is bipolar, but it happened and I wonder why I was chosen because some days it truly is difficult and draining. I am willing to...
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    Robin Williams tragic passing reminds the world bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness. I have bipolar & will answer any question you have in my recovery experience. It ain't...
    wiseprotector wiseprotector 41-45, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    Been with him since we were 17 years old... That's 14 years with him! He wasn't diagnosed until 5 years ago though! I now see that my life is the same as many other wives on here...
    Mytime32 Mytime32 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I found out I was bipolar about a year ago, and was diagnosed with severe depression when I was 15-16. Because I study abroad I can't get my medicine unless I return back home, and...
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    Lamictal ! Just had a great meeting with my Doc. Was only diagnosed about 2 months ago with bipolar 2 and put on lamictal 50mg.. And she upped it to 100mgs. Hopeful and...
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    Lamictal ! Just had a great meeting with my Doc. Was only diagnosed about 2 months ago with bipolar 2 and put on lamictal 50mg.. And she upped it to 100mgs. Hopeful and...
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    Lamictal ! Just had a great meeting with my Doc. Was only diagnosed about 2 months ago with bipolar 2 and put on lamictal 50mg.. And she upped it to 100mgs. Hopeful and...
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    I went to the doctor yesterday and told him all my symptoms. He was only a GP and can't make the decision if I have bipolar disorder or not but he seems to think that's the case...
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    I'm nice one min and mean the next I will beat your *** then say sorry I will **** u and then be upset that I did #because I'm bipolar
    tamaraiwannaknow tamaraiwannaknow 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 25

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    I go through stages of severe depression. I don't get out of bed, I don't eat, I cry a lot and sometimes I forget to take a shower. I just let the days blur. Other times I go...
    icecoldqueen613 icecoldqueen613 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 25

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    Wow!! Check this out. A New Depression/bipolar treatment. Interesting !! http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2014/07/new-treatment-for-depression-shows-immediate-results/
    Brisco221 Brisco221 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    jumpingoffthecliff jumpingoffthecliff 26-30, F Jul 31

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    Was reading symptoms of bipolar , and everything falls into place nicely .
    Eugenie97 Eugenie97 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 1

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    Basically the only way I can explain how I feel is, There will be periods when I'm happy and just completely hyper and I feel completely fine and nothing bothers me and I feel...
    catherineeac catherineeac 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I have bipolar 1 and I'm going through withdraw b/c I'm getting off adderall. It physically hurts some times when you're going through depression. I feel guilty as I know I should...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    So it has been a while now since i stopped taking my carbamazapine for my bipolar. I had decided i was sick and tired of feeling so lethargic and not being able to keep my eyes...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    I have no idea what is happening anymore. I am not medicated for Bipolar II and I never have been. Recently, I was prescribed Lexapro 10 mg for some depression that was caused by a...
    lizpurc925 lizpurc925 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9

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    I'm wondering if there's anyone on here who's able to manage their bipolar while meeting expectations for high-demand jobs or pursuits. I have been unable to work steadily for the...
    howlingfantods howlingfantods 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I was recently diagnosed with bipolar II after finally seeing a therapist after years of weighing the pros and cons. Funny because my questionable decision making and...
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    I hate when people say "stop acting bipolar" ... BP is an illness. People seem to think that we have complete control over our moods. You would never think to tell someone who...
    blazeee blazeee 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    My mom means the world to me but when she gets in her moods she GETS in her moods I have three brothers and I am not playing victim when I say they don't get it as bad as I do, I...
    miraguey miraguey 16-17, F a week ago

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    I was diagnosed with depression when I was 16, but since I refused to talk to a anybody back then I wasn't diagnosed as bipolar until a couple of months ago when I broke down. I am...
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      My name is Marie and I am 13 years old. I have a 15 year old sister that's bipolar. Everyday she is really mean to me and she says horrible things. She hits me, screams at...
    Miragesnow Miragesnow 13-15, F 3 days ago

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    My half sis is Bipolar it runs on my dad side of the family.
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    My career as an international investigative journalist ended abruptly in a hospitalization to a padded cell with a drain in the floor. Told I should apply for disability and not...
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    I'm getting more experienced with the mania side and seeing how it effects my behavior and attitude. Mania is a high that skews your judgement. You think you can do things...
    sum1ab sum1ab 46-50, F 2 days ago

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    My dad is bipolar..His mood changes all the time. I know he can't help it. But it just really upsets me sometimes.
    Rayven1997 Rayven1997 16-17, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    my brain always finds something to worry about, even the craziest things. I don't believe in most of that paranormal stuff and I worry about it! I worry about my future, about my...
    galaxyclockwork galaxyclockwork 13-15, F Jul 25

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    Worry only robs what you can accomplish for today. It sucks out the happiness and peace in you. While browsing some artticles over the net, I have come across this one: Worrying...
    BakerQueen14 BakerQueen14 22-25, F Jul 26

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    I worry every time you don't reply within the thirty-minute mark. I worry every time the green circle beside your name in EP disappears. I worry that I sometimes say stupid things...
    AntiHelix AntiHelix 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 4

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    I am constantly worried about something alllll the time. I even worry about people too. It's either ridiculous or a good thing, but I don't know, I think it's a bit too much. I'd...
    ificutmyhairhawaiiwillsink ificutmyhairhawaiiwillsink 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    Worrying works! 90% of the things I worry about never happen.
    jessicaniculina jessicaniculina 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I hate that I am constantly worrying in my mind if I gained weight today. I hate that I feel fat everyday. I hate that no matter what I do I don't feel skinny. I can't get the...
    Juliette18 Juliette18 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 22

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    Does it not scare you thinking of what you will be five years to ten years from now? Does it not worry you if you end up poor? Does it not bother you if you really are doing really...
    iamnotshy iamnotshy 22-25 Jul 23

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    Never cared so deeply about someone before to worry to this extent :/
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M Jul 23

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    Do you know what happens when you decide to stop worrying about what other people might think of you? You get to dance. You get to sing. You get to laugh loudly, paint, write...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 26

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    Now, It's 12 hours away and I'm just ok as you demanded..I'm ok don't worry. Yes, I'm ok.
    Modyf Modyf 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    What if an apocalypse came what if we all turned in to demons except your what if your the only one on earth and more I worry way to much.......:(..................
    Midnightthetimberwolf Midnightthetimberwolf 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    My grandmother has a piece of land worth 2 million dollars. My family has lots of money, yes. But my parents have thrown all of it away. This rich grandparent is on my mothers side...
    ICanTotallySurvive ICanTotallySurvive 13-15, F Aug 4