By Denise Mann It starts with a routine annoyance—the living room is a mess again, or another driver cuts you off. So periodically, “for the better part of 20 years, I would get irate over nothing,” he says.
Irritation takes hold, then mushrooms as swiftly as a nuclear explosion. Stress at work would affect his sleep, which would affect his equilibrium.
He would keep it together at the office, only to take it out in harsh words at home. His wife bore the brunt of his verbal attacks before their marriage ended. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” ~Mahatma Gandhi Up until my early twenties, I carried around a lot of anger toward someone in my life.I’d been hurt by a person I trusted, and for a long time in my adolescence I wanted to hurt them back.Home | About Bipolar Disorder | About David Oliver | Bipolar Articles/Stories | Bipolar Success Stories | Blogs and Podcast | Catalog | Contact | Current Bipolar News David Oliver In the News | Donate | Events | FAQ's | FREE Resources | Health Directory | Other Illnesses | Recommended Sites | Site Map | Speaking | Testimonials Definition of Bipolar Disorder Causes of Bipolar Disorder Children with Bipolar Disorder Research and Clinical Studies on Bipolar Disorder Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder Diagnosing Bipolar Disorder When Bipolar Disorder is Misdiagnosed Major Depressive, Clinical Depressive or Unipolar Depressive Episode Cyclothymia or Cyclothymic Disorder Dysthymic Disorder (otherwise known as Dysthymia or Dysthemia) Treatment for Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Support Groups How to Help a Loved One with Bipolar Disorder Bipolar Disorder, or BP, was previously called manic-depression or manic depressive disorder.BP is characterized by extreme moods - highs and lows.