My 14 year old son recently started seeing a therapist and she thinks he is bipolar. He certainly fits all the symptoms I've read about. Anger, rapid mood swings, irritable, argumentative, etc. to the extreme. He has turned from my lovable little boy into teen who tells me things like he wished I would die and other horrible things. He is constantly insulting and berating me and my wife to the point where my wife just hides in the bedroom and avoids him. We have only had 3 sessions but the psychologist was convinced he was bipolar after only 1 session. The plan is to whether the storm for 2 more months until school ends then possibly begin some medication to control it. I have spent many sleepless nights, worrying and crying over this. I have such a mess of emotions all the time. I love my son more than I love my own life, yet I resent the way he treats us but at the same time I know he can't help it. It twists me up inside constantly. It also bothers me to think he needs meds the rest of his life, the whole thing is just awful.View Thread
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