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Is my husband manic?

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • August 14, 2008
  • 04:19 PM

He has always been moody but now he is working a stressful job at odd hours and things are worse. He seems to fly off the handle at little things, spending lots of money, talking about new (crazy) business opps, increased use of alcohol and drugs, and high sex drive. He also is a bit obbsessive. Things are had to be done just right (ie: loading a dishwasher, putting stuff away)
It seems he doesn't have "highs" just "low" or "normal" moods. He also doesn't seem sad (depressed) but more angry.

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  • He could be bipolar. The alcohol and drugs cover up alot of the swings. He needs meds... Kiera
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • August 15, 2008
    • 07:16 AM
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  • I'm bipolar and your husband has the symptoms for sure. He needs meds. I took lithium an oldie but a goodie.Fat.I take Lamictal and it's great with few, few, few side effects. Teresa
    teresasalyer 6 Replies
    • November 1, 2008
    • 02:21 PM
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