What It Feels Like to Be Bipolar in the Music Industry

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Trying to put a manic episode into words has been my latest challenge. You feel as if you are ripping away from yourself, forced to watch yourself get higher and higher, buzzier and buzzier, while the Other You is anchored to the floor. You become a witness to yourself, an endangered self. There is an unnatural frenzy to the manic moments. They feel so… manufactured and wrong. The world tears…