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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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