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I’m sorry, but that is bullshit. If a man wrote something along these lines about a woman, it would be unacceptable.

Characterizing someone as “hopelessly bipolar” in a casual and derogatory way is highly offensive to us who actually work hard to cope with bipolar.

If the author characterized someone as “hopelessly gay” or “hopelessly black” we wouldn’t be having this conversation. But somehow it is ok to criticize mental illness. I’m sorry but that is not acceptable, and it blows my mind that the Medium editorial staff would recommend this article.

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