Bipolar Stories: Real-Life Experiences

October 1, 2014 12:20 PM

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Bipolar Stories: Real-Life Experiences

A friend of mine read my last blog entry and sent me a message. She said that while it covered the facts, it didn't really give her a feeling for what it was like to live with the isolation of living your life in hiding, or of the marginalization that comes from not hiding. She was right. My last entry focused on an intellectual approach. For this entry, I will tell a few stories.

As I mentioned before, I am not only bipolar, but also a schizoid personality. A schizoid is someone for whom social interaction does not process the same way it does for others. We don't enjoy company. We are drained by social activities. We would much rather spend time alone. We don't feel connect...

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