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What would happen if I told psychiatrist I was faking bipolar?

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All I know is I once felt like you say you do now and for me the model I chose to believe in worked for me!
Why though see it as either/or?

"I have no judgement about myself and my life. There is nothing I am quite sure about. I have no definite convictions - not about anything, really. I know only that I was born and exist, and it seems that I have been carried along. I exist on the foundation of something I do not know. In spite of all uncertainties, I feel a solidity underlying all existence and a continuity in my mode of being."

- C. G. Jung
 
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Why though see it as either/or?

"I have no judgement about myself and my life. There is nothing I am quite sure about. I have no definite convictions - not about anything, really. I know only that I was born and exist, and it seems that I have been carried along. I exist on the foundation of something I do not know. In spite of all uncertainties, I feel a solidity underlying all existence and a continuity in my mode of being."

- C. G. Jung

You quote Jung at me and yet denied me only yesterday when I said we can only BELIEVE and never 'know' anything for sure. How contradictory.

You also expect the 'experts' to KNOW everything and seem unable to accept that everything is continually evolving including in the fields of psychiatry.

'My mode of being' to partly quote Jung is to find what works for me, to find a model I believe in that gives ME a decent quality of life!

I will not be spending any more time in justifying the model I believe in to you. That is the model that works for ME!

I reaally could not care less whether you believe that 'being tickled on the belly by a care bear helps your mental state' If you found that helped I would say go for it. I am not the judge of what works for you or others.

Once more I will state 'EACH TO THEIR OWN' It is fine to explore alternative models, but try not to be so prescriptive, please!
 
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You quote Jung at me and yet denied me only yesterday when I said we can only BELIEVE and never 'know' anything for sure. How contradictory.
Jung isn't discussing Belief, to my reading.

Once more I will state 'EACH TO THEIR OWN' It is fine to explore alternative models, but try not to be so prescriptive, please!
i don't see in any way that i have been prescriptive? Just expressed an opinion/had a chat on a discussion forum.

(you appear very defensive)
 
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Jung isn't discussing Belief, to my reading.



i don't see in any way that i have been prescriptive? Just expressed an opinion/had a chat on a discussion forum.

(you appear very defensive)



We agree on so very little that I am in no way surprised we will read the works of Jung and find different meaning within those works.

I had not 'signed off' on my last post before my computer fucked up, yet again.

If I appear very defensive it is because I have had the day from fucking hell and one more attack (even imaginary) and I am going to go into the middle of a field in the middle of nowhere, go down on my knees and scream for hours. Failing that I may end up killing the bastard who is causing me the hell of today and the last few days!

I DO NOT see the model I have chosen, the medical model to be a choice for others of - either or. I am sure there are things I do within my day to day existence that adds to that model, although I may not be aware of what they are without strictly documenting and analysing each minute of each day.

I know many of the things that subtract from that model though and that includes people pissing me off.

Like I say I do not care how you find your own mental stability providing it works for you. Your mind, Your Life, Your choice!

Even if pissing into the Thames at 8am each morning was the method someone chose to find mental stability. I would respect and be fine with that. If that is what they BELIEVE helps thats great.

So when Jung wrote 'I have no definite convictions - not about anything, really' He could perhaps have had beliefs for they are not 'definite convictions'!

I said I BELIEVE in the model I have chosen I never once said I have a 'definite conviction' in the model I have chosen.

You work it out.

Now this is how I sign off

Take care xxx:hug:
 
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