Laura Marling, “My Manic and I”

Laura Marling’s song on the pitfalls of dating someone with manic-depression.  Lyrics He wants to die in a lake in Geneva The mountains can cover the shape of his nose He wants to die where nobody can see him But the beauty of his death will carry on so I don’t believe him He greets […]

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Existential Psychotherapy and My Bipolar Life

My greatest fear is the fear of the abyss, man’s essential groundlessness. That as a being who is solely responsible for the authorship of his self, his world, and meaning, I have created nothing.

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Am I Alone in This Room? Bipolar Ghosts

I’ve carried a bipolar diagnosis for 19 years, and never in that time have I ever met another person with a BP diagnosis. You are out there, aren’t you? You, me, us…we number 5 million in the United States. That’s about 1 out 50. You’re out there, and I want to meet you.

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