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Dear Friend

Dear Friend, I know we don’t talk much anymore, but I need you now.  You see, I’m not doing well.  I’m coping by not coping. I’m reverting back to bad habits. I’m not sleeping. I’m not concentrating. But you don’t … Continue reading

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The power of words

I have friends staying with me over the next few days.  They live out of state so I don’t see them all too often. My goodness does it feel good to have people you have things in common with around. … Continue reading

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Relationships

I know I’ve written about relationships in relation to bipolar before.  This isn’t one of those times. I do the whole online dating things.  I have for years.  I’ve met some good guys.  So why am I still single?  I … Continue reading

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Relationship Revelation

One of the (many) hard things about this whole learning to manage Bipolar Disorder thing is that the majority of the “aha” moments make you feel like shit. Case in Point–> Me vs. relationships. Ever since I was in 8th … Continue reading

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Where are my people?

I’m on a constant search to find people like me. And by “like me” I mean people with bipolar disorder who work full time, hold down a so-called “typical” life, and the only way someone would ever know is if it … Continue reading

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Where did my secret go?

For years….many, many years I kept my mental illness a secret.  For many, many years, I lived in fear of someone finding out and judging me, abandoning me, or telling me it wasn’t true. And as long as I lived … Continue reading

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