Although bipolar disorder is one of the most common mental illnesses, it’s also one of the most misunderstood. To shed light on bipolar disorder, we asked members of our bipolar disorder community what they want others to know about their lives with the mental health condition.
Here’s what they had to say. 1. People with bipolar disorder can feel emotions deeply. “I feel everything a lot more than people may think.” 2. Mania isn’t enjoyable. “I do not enjoy mania … I hate the hypersexuality, the agitation, and the obsession.” 3. Bipolar disorder isn’t a choice. “Bipolar disorder is not a choice.
You can’t ‘get over it;’ you have to fight with every ounce of strength you have.” “It’s a chemical imbalance, not a choice.” 4. Bipolar disorder cRead more on themighty.com