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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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    Growing up I never understood bipolar and still don't. If you are reading this and you want answers I can not give them, but if your story is the same as mine. Please leave the...
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    I don't know if I'm here or there. I scream at people after I tell them I love them. I feel like I'm spreading my disease to the people around me. They keep trying to push around...
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    A poem I wrote about Bipolar, which I call simply 'River'. Pain like a river, a tsunami if you will I feel it deep within my veins, god how it makes me feel ill. I cast out...
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    My life goes up and down, up and down constantly. I'm all over the place, never quite sure what I'm feeling at any given point. I've never been diagnosed, but my mom has bipolar...
    casuallyscreaming casuallyscreaming 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    My mom has bipolar disorder. She was improperly diagnosed, and treated with the wrong medications for years. They curbed her manic phases, but made her depression worse. My...
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    Here is a short film I made about bipolar. I have bipolar one and autism. I communicate visually with images.
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    I could write a book about my experiences with my bipolar bf. We have been together a year. Everything seemed "normal" until about 9 months in. I knew from the start about his...
    djsunshine djsunshine 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
    Lily449 Lily449 18-21, F Sep 29

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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
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    For all of you fighting this, I'm one of you, I write a blog, on how I fight my everyday life.. How I cope with being a full time student and at the same time fighting depression...
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    Im type 2, moderate with no psychosis.Don't confuse bipolar disorder with BPD because that's abbreviation for borderline personality disorder, (although they sometimes go together...
    Stufy Stufy 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    This is back to the beginning days when I was constantly being forforced back into the psych ward... “Sure i’m emotional, but how can my very personality be wrong? My very...
    Dayzdreamer Dayzdreamer 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    To be honest I think everyone is little bipolar but there are some people that truly struggle with being bipolar.
    euphorian euphorian 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate this kind 'self diagnosis lover' people, NO you re not bipolar maybe little bit depressed
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    Panasonic123 Panasonic123 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    Bipolar's got me feeling okay again & my friends think I'm insane for breaking down 1 minute then being okay the next... What's new though?
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    StrugglerBy Slightly StoopidYes I'm a strugglerYou know me never give upAnd me no worryIf I ain't got muchYes I'm a strugglerYou know me never give upAnd me no worryIf I ain't got...
    findmeholdmeloveme findmeholdmeloveme 18-21 1 Response Oct 2

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    I am 21 years old. I live with another person, We both have jobs but I'm lucky to get 25 hours a week. Twenty five hours is a God send to me. Unfortunately I usually get about 20...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6

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    I don't know what I want to be. That's the hardest thing for everyone in which I think... Or is it what will I do now once I'm a grown up... Or what college or am I ready for...
    AndyX3 AndyX3 13-15, M Oct 6

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    I worry about you more than I should.although I have no right to tell you who to and who not to date. I just worry that she will break you. She likes to hurt people. She has no...
    jackjack600 jackjack600 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    When I go home to London and leave my parents in Yorkshire i worry about them. I worry about my sisters too.
    secretrach secretrach 31-35, F 23 hrs ago