I have been diagnosed with Bipolar for 10 years and over the course of that time I have lost 16 yr. marriage, custody of kids, friends, several jobs, my home, financial stability,... It's been rough. But I finally learned that I have stay on my meds. That seems to be the main secret to a stable life. The 12 steps of recovery that many alcoholics use has been good to help me cope. I am not alcoholic but the spiritual aspects of the program have helped anyway.
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