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My Boyfriend Might Be Bipolar

I have dated my boyfriend for 1 year and 4 months. When we began dating he openly admitted he had anger issues but said he was angry because of past relationships with women, including his mother. We met online, then immediately went to instant messaging and from there he rushed in to having phone conversation. We talked over the phone for about 2 days and he suggested that we meet in person because he...
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Adoption, Infidelity & Bipolar Disorder

My boyfriend and I have been together for 4 years. We have gone through an adoption together that was finalized in June ’14. I’ve been suffering from depression but things have gotten better everyday. My boyfriend suffers from manic bipolar disorder and there have been days where my depression has made that harder for him to deal with. But recently, things have finally seemed to become (a new) “normal” again and we’ve talked through...
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What & Why Do I Feel This Way?

As a teenager I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and when I was younger with ADHD, I have not followed up with any treatment mostly because therapy and median made me tired and mad. My father was an alcoholic and I went through a lot of traumatic things by age 13 and truly didn’t want to be bothered or cope. I believe that’s where I developed my skill of blacking stuff out and turning...
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Being Alone Too Often

Okay so I have bipolar disorder… and I have no idea if this has anything to do with it so that’s why I’m asking. My mom works 2 jobs so I am home by myself most of the time. Not having someone here to talk to when she is gone is making me feel like I’m losing my grip on reality. I’m paranoid, worried and depressed. I don’t know what’s going on. (age 18,...
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Bipolar and the Medicine Dilemma

I’m diagnosed with Bipolar 1 and general anxiety. I’ve been on lithium, depakote, paxil, haldol, hydroxyzine, and others. I’m currently only taking Trazadone 100mg for sleep. I have a behavioral problem that I’ve had all my life where I get excited about really unimportant things (high score on a game, picture I took on my phone, etc) and I bite my hand. It’s to the point where my hand is pretty calloused. I never...
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Concerned about Possible Future Break from Reality

I’m 21, and just starting college again. I have no job, and have been able to find one that I can handle. As a child and teenager, I had issues controlling myself when angry. There was never a diagnosis that completely explained it, but Manic-Depressive/Bipolar Disorder and Aspergers were suspected. I have trouble making friends, but not talking to people. I am unable to attempt to initiate a romantic relationship. I try my best...
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I Have Paranoid Delusions Two Weeks Out of Every Few Months

They’re around different times every year. It seems to be random, but every few months, a get delusional to the point of not leaving my house for about two weeks time. It goes away instantly, but not before wrecking my life/relationships/stability. I suffer from major depression and anxiety. I’ve been on all sorts of medications, but these delusional periods existed before any meds came into the picture. I also suffer from ptsd due to...
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Might I Have Bipolar Disorder?

I wonder if I might have ultradian cycling bipolar disorder. I am 23 now. When I was a sophomore in high school I had a depressive episode. When I am was a sophomore in college I had a Zoloft induced manic episode where I became so impulsive and irritable that I was a threat to myself. However lately, say for the past year, my mood swings enormously in a single 24 hour period. I...
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Could I Be Autistic and Bipolar?

I was diagnosed with Bipolar, I always wondered if I was Autistic, so I took a quiz and it showed that I am likely on the spectrum is it possible to be both bipolar and autistic? A: Thank you for asking this. The quizzes are general guidelines to help identify concerns rather than diagnostic tools. It’s possible to have concomitant disorders, but rather than rely on any self-quiz you would want to make an...
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Bipolar or Some Other Mood Disorder?

I’ve been experiencing symptoms that align with bipolar but could also align with a number of other mood disorders. I’m not looking for a conclusive diagnosis, more a probability of a diagnosis. Here’s a list of symptoms to help you answer this question. Periods of high volumes of energy lasting 2+ weeks Sometimes have high energy but feel very low Hypersexual when in high energy periods Sometimes always want to eat, other times not...
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Problems with Emotions, Sad and Have Breakdowns Sometimes for No Reason

Ever since I was around 14 I’be gone through weeks of depression and sometimes feel as if someone died but there really isn’t anything to be sad about. Other days I’m great and the depression is suddenly gone. Some days I’ll have extreme anxiety and everything becomes foggy like a dream. My head feels as if it’s detached from my body and floating upward and my hand doesn’t seem like its mine. theres no...
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I Feel Like I’m Losing My Mind

I cant controll almost never ending racing thoughts alot of them can be very violentother times its paranoia about different things like im realy starting to beive my co workers are plotting against meand my emotions can change in minute to days from ican literraly do anything example i was put in a position that i knew i could handle was asked several times if i was ok and i replied yes but they...
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