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Just DON'T Say These 10 Things to Someone With Bipolar

By February 17, 2013

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Don't SAY that!If you do have bipolar, you know what angers you, so I hope this collection of ten infuriating but all too common things people say will be of use to you - show it to the offenders!

If you don't, but know someone who does, see if you're guilty. These are always counterproductive. Just two of the sayings listed are "Everybody has mood swings" and "You're psycho!" For each item in the list, I've explained what's wrong. Please take these lessons to heart!

Here's the list: 10 Infuriating Things NOT to Say to Someone With Bipolar

And what about other medical and health issues? There are both things not to say and things not to do. Running Guide Christine Luff has put together a powerful page from Health and Wellness sites here on About.com listing "Things Not to Say" on all sorts of issues: What Not to Say!

And take a look at Social Anxiety Disorders Guide Arlin Cuncic's comprehensive list of "10 Things Not to Do" for everything from weight loss and exercise to back pain, cancers, stress and a whole lot more:

10 Things to Stop Doing and Improve Your Health

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Comments
February 17, 2013 at 4:36 pm
(1) Rhiana says:

I think you should have added “Get Over It”. I get so angry when someone tells me that. If we could Get Over It, we wouldn’t have Bipolar Disorder. Saying those three words to me is a sure fire way to send me over the edge.

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