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    Am I scared to be loved?

    I've been in a relationship with the same woman for the past four and a half years. She loves me dearly and pretty much completely unconditionally, though she does nag me a bit sometimes about the more serious aspects of my screwed up personality and alcohol problems. She's taught me a lot of...
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    Hello to the forum community

    Just thought I'd say hello to the forum community. My diagnosis is paranoid schizophrenia and I'm from notts, not going to say to much about myself as I prefer to keep a level of anonymity on the internet but hope I can contribute to some of the discussions here. Have a good one.
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    can physical illness effect my bipolar?

    hi all - just a query really. today I was diagnosed as having a virus like shingles/chicken pox. im experiencing real bad irritability (I know we get that when we feel il anyway) but I really feel like its having some level of effect on my bipolar (1) has anyone else experienced this? I know...
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    manic depression?

    Hi, I don't know how to start this so I'll just try and explain my situation. Usually there's no problem but often i go through stages of real depression, this has been happening for a few years now but i have never done anything about it because by the time I've decided that I'm going to talk...
  5. firemonkey

    Apparent competence

    Personally speaking this makes a lot of sense. Taken from Borderline personality by John F Clarkin Elsa Marziali, Heather Munroe-Blum. I can appear competent or even sometimes more than that in certain situations and yet in others it's like i'm floundering in an ocean of high and strong...
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    working with challenging behaviour

    hi i work in supported living with people with challenging behaviour i am also doing a course level 3 I have also finished a course community mentle health [email protected] level 3. i would like to talk to people who experience mentle health who may live in supported accomodation.