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1255530 tn?1269867619

sexual compulsions

Even though I'm on meds for my disorder I'm still manic. I have this huge sex drive now, I want to spend alot of money and did so every dime!. I thought I was stable but I dought I am. I get high thinking of other men. I'm married and shouldn't think this way. I feel like im going through this mid life crisis and im not a guy. I have an itch to be with other men. I did get with him when I was young but I partied alot before we did. I worry about the high I get because I know where it leeds to for me. its like an addiction. I try to just keep myself out of any situation but its getting bad And I dont want to hurt anyone. I already cheated on my husband once 8 years ago when he went to jail for a year. I remember it like yesterday thinking back I  know I was full blown manic. After that though I have had good self control. I may flirt but would cross the line if it got to be to sexual in nature the flirting. I really just want to know if and how anyone else deals with this. I like the manic phase im not so bad that I need to be hospitalized but idk I need advice on how to get through this before I do something Ill regret
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Hobbies that really get you interested will also help. x
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1255530 tn?1269867619
ya Im feeling better already I had to go refill my script. I missed two days worth of one of my meds and it made it worse. The love life is great with my husband its just a matter of time getting around to it. I will tell her (my pdoc) though as Im definably still manic.Will try to get me some so I can get some relief I think that's half the problem time lol. Im just normally not like this so its scary. Im one of those girls who wouldn't evan be around other guys without a family member just to reassure my husband cause he has issues too. In  fact I go out of my way to avoid this type of things.  But yet Im still accused. I have a phobia of thinking hell think im cheating on him well maybe its paranoia as I learn more im realizing I am  paranoiad about alot of things. and another thing its not like he isnt the best in bed either he takes good care of me :)
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Sounds like it would be a good idea to get ahold of your doctor and see about dosage adjustments to your medications.  Also, you should speak with your therapist about this.  If you don't currently have a therapist, for the sake of your marraige, it would be worth getting one.

Remeber, this disease does not have to control you.  Even though it may not feel like it, you ultimately have control over your behavior.  You have the choice to not act on your impulses.

I hope all turns out well for you.  
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