Great post by Pieces of Bipolar. I get this all the time, too. It does not comfort me when civilians try to “relate” to me. What it does, instead, is minimize the impact the illness has on my daily life.
There are two phrases that are increasing being used in my interaction with ordinary folk. And I’m starting to take offense. These are: -We’re all crazy in our own way -Nooooo, don’t think like that, we all feel…. [insert emotion/bipolar symptom] We’re all crazy in our own way Firstly, who mentioned ‘crazy’? Not me. But […]