Bipolar Disorder Discussions

KatyBeth Is Honesty the Best Policy? Today a barista at my local coffee shop asked why I always purchase decaf drinks. I love my baristas…
By KatyBeth Latest Activity Yesterday at 6:01 pm Replies 46 Likes 6
Anonymous For those in a relationship, does your partner know you have bipolar? How many months into the relationship were you okay with telling them? I wasn't comfortable with sharing with my ex…
By Anonymous Latest Activity 7:58 am Replies 22 Likes 2
maddio Is being sober necessary when bipolar I know my doctors have said I shouldn't drink often or smoke weed at all but drugs aren't good for…
By maddio Latest Activity 3:45 pm Replies 31 Likes 3
Anonymous Question Does anyone have blackouts.
By Anonymous Latest Activity 10:44 am Replies 8 Likes 1
I, Pistol Romantic? Try again dear friend. I know you've all encountered this, and today, I've had enough. Bipolar disorder isn't something to be desired. It isn't…
By I, PistolPA Latest Activity November 20 at 6:18 pm Replies 96 Likes 69
bamagirl00 Am I really "mentally disabled"? I'm having one of those days.... I'm feeling ashamed of my diagnosis. And wondering if I really am bipolar?
By bamagirl00 Latest Activity November 20 at 10:23 pm Replies 54 Likes 15
caitybee Not Sure How To Approach Last year I was hospitalized for 7 days in the mental hospital in my town. Two weeks after I got…
By caitybee Latest Activity November 19 at 10:26 pm Replies 15 Likes 3
I, Pistol When you, isn't you ... How do you know? Do you know? How do you manage your "unself"?
By I, PistolPA Latest Activity Yesterday at 2:27 am Replies 104 Likes 10
jennabee0602 **MAY TRIGGER** Describe your psychotic break(s) I'm interested in others' experiences with psychotic breaks. Did your first one lead to diagnosis? Were you diagnosed before one…
By jennabee0602 Latest Activity November 17 at 12:56 pm Replies 59 Likes 11
Principessa Decreased libido Does anyone have any tips on how to deal with the decreased sexual libido experienced as a side effect from…
By Principessa Latest Activity 10:46 am Replies 53 Likes 4
Luvles12 Birth control for depressive symptoms I'm thinking about getting on birth control to see if it helps my drastic mood fluctuation around my period. Has…
By Luvles12 Latest Activity November 18 at 10:46 pm Replies 40 Likes 1
Principessa Gaining weight Does anyone have any tips on how to deal with the increased weight gain experienced as a side effect of…
By Principessa Latest Activity November 20 at 10:57 pm Replies 25 Likes 6
Principessa Finding the right Pdoc Does anyone have any tips on how to find the right pdoc in your area?
By Principessa Latest Activity November 8 at 7:59 pm Replies 11
Anonymous Any books? Are there any books about bipolar?
By Anonymous Latest Activity November 20 at 4:43 pm Replies 37 Likes 8
capricious1 Children's book: follow-up So I posted an idea about a children's book and got a great response and unanimous support. Thank you all…
By capricious1 Latest Activity November 21 at 6:31 pm Replies 52