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Mom is bipolar
Posted on: 03/02/2005
My mom will snap at me out of no where and she's so bipolar. There isn't anything I can do. Every time I say something when shes mad she tells me off big time. I start to cry and she gets even more mad. What should i do?
This is a tough problem to handle on your own. Your mother's diagnosis of bipolar indicates that she has a chemical imbalance that makes her have mood swings and one of the most common symptoms is to have angry episodes that seem to come "out of nowhere." You need to talk with a counselor about this problem and use that counselor to help you talk with your mother. Perhaps your mother is not getting the treatment she needs and this would help her. Bipolar illness can be very difficult to live with for everyone in the family, but it is very treatable with medication and psychotherapy. Ask your doctor, school counselor, or parent to help you find a counselor in your community.