Everyday we hear mental illness terms being used in inappropriate and derogatory ways. Terms like schizo, manic, ADHD and of course, bipolar. I find it scary that these terms are used with zero sensitivity or regard for those of us living with a mental illness. I thought we had come farther than this.
From my initial bipolar diagnosis to reaching a “new normal” two and a half years later, I have questioned and analyzed every single emotional state and thought process, as well as every experience I have had throughout my entire life. Since I have type I bipolar I am more prone to manic episodes than depression. A […]