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Articles and posts exploring firsthand experience struggling with bipolar disorder, a difficult (incurable) mental illness. Topics include poor mental health services, perpetual interpersonal conflicts, social stigmas, and difficulty loving.

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(AI) a photorealistic image showing a man with long wild vibrant multicolored hair balancing unsteady on a small wooden rowboat in big rough ocean waves during a thunder lightning storm. The water is full of vibrant multicolored swirls. The image has an eerie feel. Generated by DALL-E 3

Sick of Seasick; The Predictability of Unpredictability (Mood Disorders)

Mood disorders aren’t always a difference of emotional spectrum… It’s the inappropriateness of emotional occurrence. “We all have emotional ups & downs” you’ll ignorantly hear. Yeah? We all have orgasms too (hopefully). Now imagine having them spontaneously pumping gas, or taking tests & giving presentations. A normal pleasant experience suddenly […]

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2 Sobering Bipolar Stats 😵 The Maddening Lack of Unbiased Data in Psychiatrics

Any human endeavor reveals a plethora of life-advice. Like ducks, most of this wisdom rolls off our repellant backs unheeded. But every once in a blue-mad-moon a sliver of knowledge snakes through, carved into mind-stone forever. Mental health is no exception. Only two statements in my decades-long quest through “professional” […]

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