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When I look into his eyes, I see my own. And in them, I see the disease we share reflected, bipolar disorder.

I Gave My Son Bipolar Disorder

I look in his eyes and I see my own. I see pain and confusion; I see the boy I loved so dearly and the man I love even more. I gave my son bipolar disorder.

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My Bipolar Disorder In Five Dates​

Once I learned how to discuss my bipolar disorder, I stopped defining myself by my illness and started talking about my emotions as well as my struggles.

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We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity.

We Are A Culture Obsessed With Productivity — And It's Literally Killing Us

We have a pandemic preoccupation with productivity we are obsessed with productivity. We reward “hard work” with money and praise and admiration and envy.

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When someone you love has bipolar disorder, here are some questions you can ask.

5 Questions To Ask When Someone You Love Has Bipolar Disorder

When someone you love has bipolar disorder, here are some questions you can ask. Understanding this disease is an important thing in this world.

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Mommamental: Talk To Your Kids About Bipolar Disorder

Talk to your kids about Bipolar disorder! It's not a conversation any parent wants to have. But it’s a conversation every mentally ill parent needs to have.

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Ask Erin: Help! I have no libido.

Ask Erin: Help! I Have No Libido

Help! I am a 27-year-old woman. I'm in a great relationship with a man who loves me, but I never want to have sex. I have no libido.

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Live Tweeting My Breakup Landed Me In A Mental Hospital

Soon, it became clear that I was heading into full depression territory, and not necessarily just because my relationship ended. Offline, I was miserable.

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The Worst Side Effect Of Bipolar Disorder Is The Shame

I wasn’t thankful. I was too negative. I wasn’t doing enough. When I found out my mood swings weren't my fault, that I had bipolar disorder, I cried.

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