5 Misconceptions About Bipolar Disorder

Kelly Tompkins
5 min readMar 11, 2022

Trying to normalize the disorder one step at a time.

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There is a stigma against mood disorders and specifically what I’ll be referring to today is Bipolar Disorder. If you watch any kind of media that mentions the disorder, the person is usually extremely violent or extremely artistic, not sleeping but pushing out beautiful pieces and having the time of their lives. It can almost feel like this…

Kelly Tompkins

Austin,Texas sober girl. Lover of horror movies, cats, and fitness. Occasional bad poet.