Growing into Me with Bipolar

Posts tagged ‘Major depressive disorder’

How Do I Know What ‘Normal’ is?

I’ve been sick for so long, I’m not sure I would recognize it if I started feeling better, got healthier.  Is it possible to ‘get better’ and not know it? And still think like you’re not well, like you’re depressed, even though you’re not?  How am I supposed to think, feel, act if I am improving, getting better?  I have been ill for so long, depressed for so long, I don’t even know if I have ever been ‘better’ or ‘healthier’.  If I don’t know what ‘normal’ or ‘healthy’ is, if I’ve never really experienced it, then how do I know when I get there, and how do I know how I’m supposed to be?  I think I’m almost as afraid of ‘getting better’ as I am of staying where I have always been, hurting, suffering,and in so much pain and fear.

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Dearest Someone,

writing through chaos


Keeping positive in a unforgiving world when you are different.

Killing Me Softly: Emotional & Psychological Abuse

Now that physical abuse is in the limelight and punishable by law, abusers have resorted to more insidious forms of control. The effects are just as destructive, more enduring, and more difficult to overcome.

Therapy Bits

Living life with dissociative identity disorder and complex ptsd

Indisposed and Undiagnosed

the invisible illness

All Things Chronic

Things I Learned In Therapy

a blog for posterity.

The Invisible Scar

raising awareness of emotional child abuse and offering hope for adult survivors

Precious Things

The path to healing is not a yellow brick road...


An anxiety and depression blog

The Bipolar Codex

Kate McDonnell: Art, design and bipolar disorder

The Demons Of My Insane Sanity


My Minds Inside, Living with D.I.D

I am a young Female who is diagnosed D.I.D, and PTSD, welcome to my world.

Many of us's blog

Living life with dissociative identity disorder and complex PTSD

My Travels with Depression

A journey through therapy


The immeasurable terrors of her mind...

Bipolar For Life

Memoirs of a Wounded Healer

Top 10 of Anything and Everything - The Fun Top Ten Blog

Animals, Gift Ideas, Travel, Books, Recycling Ideas and Many, Many More

A Canvas Of The Minds

A unique collaboration of different perspectives on mental health and life

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