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Guest Post: Love in a Bipolar World by Rebecca

When you find that special person that you know you want to spend the rest of your life with, you have to consider a lot of factors.  If you are bipolar, the list of considerations changes quite a bit.  Should … Continue reading

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Briefly Me by Scott Martin

Well here goes,  my first attempt at a blog!! This is me , im Scott 32 , from Lincolnshire Uk , Married  , 2 kids , a chef .. And one other major thing in my life .. Bipolar Disorder… … Continue reading

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Is it a Mental Illness or a Mental Disorder?

A few months ago, someone told me that autism was not a mental illness and that when people call it that, they are wrong. Today someone challenged me again that autism is not a  mental illness, but a mental disorder. Is having a … Continue reading

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Interesting Statistics about Bipolar Disorder

People with bipolar disorder, on average, suffer 10 years before receiving treatment  and only 49% of bipolar individuals receive treatment. 1 The average age of American bipolar disorder onset is 25 years old 2 83% of bipolar cases are considered severe. 3 More … Continue reading

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Bipolar Bandit’s Story

DEALING WITH DEPRESSION FOR THE FIRST TIME  I have written a brief story about my battle with my mental illness, but have decided to elaborate on it and break it down to focus on small parts of my life at a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Bipolar 1 and Anxiety-A story by Jessica

Hi, I’m Jessica. I’m the girl that tries to open locked doors. I’m the girl that talks to herself not caring if anyone’s looking. I’m the weirdest person you will ever meet – true story. I’m the girl with bipolar … Continue reading

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Bipolar Bandit’s Story

My Story             (For a more detailed version of my story: Bipolar Bandit’s Story More Detailed) My name is Michelle Clark and I started suffering from severe depression at the age of 13.  I would just cry … Continue reading

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My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided Part 14: Having My Own Place and the Beginning of My Career

After Erich’s mom died and we were no longer engaged, I moved out.  By then, I was working at Disney World.  I could not get a job as a teacher. I loved working at Disney. It was fun and had … Continue reading

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My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided Part 13: A New Start after Severe Manic and Depressive States

After spending awhile at my parent’s house depressed, I was on my way back to Florida for a fresh start. There was apprehension and I am sure my parents wondered if this was the smartest thing to do, but that … Continue reading

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My Story with Bipolar Disorder Divided Part 10: Moving to Florida, Going to College and Working

I had worked several jobs in high school and college.  For the most part, having bipolar disorder did not affect my job performance too much until the year before I had to go on disability. When I first moved to … Continue reading

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