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Finally Happy

I've been with my wonderful boy friend for five years now. my son is 16 years old, meaning he is old enough to be independent. My bipolar medication is working well, and i feel content and happy with life. I beat my horrible past of mental and physical abuse, my bipolar and ptsd. When i was 14 years old i thought i would be miserable forever and i just found inner peace just a year ago. So goodby to all that is negative because peace is my middle name.
starship33 starship33 36-40, F 18 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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independent at 16? to me its 21,

Congratulations to you!
Best Wishes, AT

It's good you found peace.

my son is now 18 1/2 and that happiness is gone so is the boy friend.

Are you still in a good place though?

on average i feel content.

Can't argue with that.

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You go girl. Makes me smile :)

im glad you have a nice picture and best of luck with your bf.

Also thank you for that very personal experience. You have gone and been through a lot.

Your story is just a beautiful testament that even though life can be rough, we don't have to give up or throw in the towel. That there is a light at the end of every tunnel. I am happy for you that"peace" is your middle name. Take care :)

I also suffer from PTSD and it is a fight for me every day. I know you understand.

That is awesome. I am bipolar and also fight depression. I have a lot of difficulty with relationships and staying out of depression.

All the best.

Very happy for you, young lady! Now, just keep it up! Peace...

I'm happy for you too :-) may you always have peace

So, ur bipolar? I'm so glad ur better...or did we already speak???

Wow, ptsd as well! Congratulations! I'm happy for you.

I'm glad that you have found peace, but I have to disagree that at 16 your son is old enough to be independent. I have a 23 year old Daughter and a 16 year old Daughter and although they were both raised very well, they need much guidance still.

Congrats to you. Thats not an easy thing to overcome.

happy you found peace... All the best!

Good for you!!! I never knew you were bipolar, I just see your fun questions. I'm happy you found inner peace, that is truly invaluable :}