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 Marcia Purse

Bipolar and Bisexual

By November 15, 2012

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Guest writer Lily™ writes that the only difference between a heterosexual and a bisexual person with bipolar disorder is that the bisexual lives with an additional label. Combine the two - "bisexual" and "mentally ill" - and difficulties, complications and stigma attached to these labels are intensified.

Bipolar and Bisexual: Living with Labels.
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November 19, 2012 at 10:49 pm
(1) tammy says:

I am both Bipolar and Bisexual and have not had any problems with being labeled. I am not ashamed of my sexuality and am open to others about it.

November 22, 2012 at 6:02 am
(2) Confidential says:

I can understand her concerns. I’m outspoken about being bipolar, but my sexual orientation falls under the “alternative” column, and my family barely deals with the bipolar well.

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