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My Bipolar Boyfriend Is Pushing Me Away

I started dating the most wonderful man 4 months ago. We hit it off instantly. He was so excited for our first date he told his parents and his family in England about me. Being with this man made me feel things that I never thought could even exist. I have so much love for him. He was so attentive and loving with me. He always wanted to spend time with me. Then one...
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Homicidal Thoughts Not Controlled by Me

I’m 17 and currently diagnosed with bi-polar mania and depression. I live in a residential home due to my mental illness but I’m close to returning home. My Issue: I think I have 2 separate brains – the big one is mine that I control and the 2nd one is smaller but I don’t control it. It’s filled with awful thoughts that constantly consume me. some of them consist of sex with inappropriate people...
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How to Help a Bipolar Schizophrenic

My mother has been diagnosed with schizophrenia and severe bi-polarism for several years. Since my dad divorced her she has ran through all the money she was awarded. She has been living with my grandparents who can no longer handle the stress and cannot financially support her, they also have recently moved into a assisted living center. With her last few dollars my mother has come back to my hometown wishing to bring our...
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Are Ups and Downs in Marriage Normal?

From Bulgaria: Me and my partner have a 10 month old daughter. We are both very tired, sleep deprived etc, you know all the stress that comes in a package with the joy of being a first time parent. When I met him 2 years ago I fell in love so madly that I couldn’t even eat… Then I got pregnant and it all changed, it was a huge step (plus as a bonus...
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I Don’t Know How to Deal with My Husband’s Daughters

I am writing you to ask for some serious advice, my husband has two daughters one, 18 years old, and the other 25, both are bipolar, especially his youngest daughter, now, for three years his older daughter lived with us which was supposed to be on a temp basis, I am glad she moved out, however, during her time with us, she would have extreme up’s and really low downs as far as her...
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Does My Wife Have Bipolar?

Me and my wife, both love each other dearly. But our problem always stems to a sort of PMS or PMDD syndrome, where she fixates on what irritated her(which is really nothing) & blames/nags me about it, then goes to my past & how disappointed she is for marrying me, and makes our lives to a point of being miserable, without any solution but separation. I know I could easily blame PMS for this,...
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I Do Not Know if I Am Just a Hormonal Teenager or if There is Something Wrong with Me

I keep having weird times (that do not correspond with my period) where I am really happy, alternating with times where I think I am worthless and do not want to do anything but sleep or isolate myself. An example is just last week when I stayed up all night or maybe two nights and finished 6 collages, created lyrics for songs, sang, made poetry and read a lot and was very sociable. The...
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My Parents Won’t Accept My Bipolar Boyfriend

From the : I’m 20 years old and have been with my boyfriend for about 4 months. We started at the beginning of the spring semester after Winter Break. During Winter Break I had told my parents about him and that he had bipolar disorder and some other personal things about his life. They told me to stay away because I didn’t need that kind of crazy in my life, and I, striving to...
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Child’s Father Won’t Take Medication for His Psychosis; Behavior Is Getting Worse

A year ago my son’s father stay involuntary at the psych ward at a hospital. He only took his meds for a week and didn’t follow up with the DR; he told the secretary he didn’t need to be there or take the meds. He was diagnosed with unspecified psychosis and prescribed olanzapine. His mom is schizophrenic bi polar. Before, his behavior was paranoid and had weird thoughts. When he went to jail he...
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I’m Very Concerned with My Recent Behavior — Am I Crazy?

For the last couple years, I have had been experiencing behavior that concerns me. It’s hard for me to explain, but I get delusional theories in my head. I start obsessing over ‘government coverups and conspiracies, it’s gotten so bad that I start believing that the government is using the TV and the radio to brainwash me, and that they are poising my water supply, so now I only want to drink bottled water,...
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I Can’t Ask for Help

i am a 16 year old male. i want to get help for my mental “illnesses”. but i don’t want anyone that i know to find out. that includes my parents. i don’t want them to worry or be sad mad or embarrassed about me. i also don’t want them to look down on me. i know i should talk to them and ask them but i just cant. i cant even tell my...
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Considering Leaving Bipolar Husband

My husband was diagnosed with PTSD (not military-related) and bipolar disorder approx. 5 years ago. In retrospect, many of his problems pre-date our 20-year relationship; some used to seem like quirks or immaturity, or he would find ways to justify them. These days, I barely recognize him. He only socializes with select people and keeps them meticulously separate. He spends his evenings in our basement tinkering, avoids me and becomes obsessed with “projects.” Conversations...
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